Canada

Sheerness Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusClosing / Closed
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Dragline
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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ShapshotThe Sheerness Mine, with 7,000 hectares now under reclamation, traditionally supplied up to 3.4 million tonnes annually of production to the two-unit 780-MW Sheerness Generating Station over 32 years.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC (PMRULC) (operator) 100 % Direct
Westmoreland Mining LLC (WML) 100 % Indirect
The Sheerness mine is owned by Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC. Westmoreland Mining LLC conducts its Canadian coal operations through Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC.

Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

Reserves

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

Summary:

The exposed coal is hauled directly from the mine to the generating station.

Production

CommodityUnits2023202220212020201920182017
Coal (thermal) Mt 00000000000002.83.2
Heat ContentBTU/lb7,088
Sulfur%0.50.54
All production numbers are expressed as ROM coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics202320222021202020192018
Coal tonnes mined 00000000000000000002,825,853 t
Annual mining capacity

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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Personnel

Mine Management

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Job TitleNameProfileRef. Date
....................... Subscription required ....................... Subscription required Subscription required May 16, 2024

EmployeesYear
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