Suska Coal Mine Project

From Global Energy Monitor

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.

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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.[1]

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.[2]

Glencore and Xstrata merged on May 2, 2013. Glencore Xstrata plc is now the fourth biggest mining company.[3]

The mine contains 110 million tons of measured coal reserves.[4]

Project Details

  • 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
  • Production:
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