Suvodol coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Suvodol coal mine is operated by ESM, producing 6.5 million tonnes per annum, in Bitola, North Macedonia.

The mine provides coal to the Bitola power station. The mine has proposed an expansion to extend the life of the mine, known as the "Deep Underlying Seam."[1]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the exact mine site in Bitola, North Macedonia.[1]

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Background

The Suvodal mine is the largest in North Macedonia and provides coal to the Bitola power station. The mine has proposed an expansion to extend the life of the mine, a project that is known as the "Deep Underlying Seam."[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: ESM [1]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bitola, North Macedonia
  • GPS coordinates: 41.046871, 21.526862 (exact)
  • Mine status: Operating[1]
  • Start year:
  • Mineable reserves: 50 million tons[1]
  • Coal type: lignite
  • Mine size: 3 sq. km[1]
  • Mine type: Surface
  • Production: 6.5 million tonnes[1]
  • Additional proposed production: 6.5 million tonnes[1]
  • Equipment: Opencut[1]
  • Number of employees: 1514

Project Phase 1 Expansion Details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 6.5 million tonnes
  • Start Year: TBD
  • Source of Financing:

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