Suska Coal Mine Project
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The Suska Coal Mine Project is located between Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada.
The satellite photo below shows the approximate proposed mine site near Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada.
Xstrata Coal combined the project formerly known as Lossan with neighboring First Coal tenements to create an expanded open-cut coal project, now known as the Suska project.
A partnership formed by JX Nippon Oil & Energy and Xstrata Coal will invest $35 million on a preliminary study of the Suska coal project in eastern British Columbia.
Glencore and Xstrata merged on May 2, 2013. Glencore Xstrata plc is now the fourth biggest mining company.
The mine contains 110 million tons of measured coal reserves.
- Owner: Glencore Xstrata plc
- Parent company:
- Location: Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada
- GPS coordinates: 55.4833363,-122.3688553 (approximate)
- Mine status: Cancelled
- Start year:
- Mineable reserves: 110 million tons
- Coal type:
- Mine size:
- Mine type: Surface and underground
- Additional proposed production:
- Number of employees:
Articles and resources
- Xstrata terminates review of First Coal mine project, Transmission hub March 22, 2012.
- Suska coal project studied by JX Nippon Oil & Energy and Xstrata Coal partnership, Coal Watch, May 15, 2012.
- Glencore Xstrata – the birth of a mining monster, London Mining Network, October 2013.
- Resources & Reserves as at 31 December 2013, Glencore website, December 31, 2013.