Canada

Poplar River Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Dragline
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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Mine Life2030
ShapshotWestmoreland Coal Company became a privately held company on March 15, 2019. The company has not publicly reported 2018-2020 Poplar River Mine production data.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Westmoreland Mining LLC (WML) 100 % Indirect
The Poplar River 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

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Production

CommodityUnits2023 *2022 *2021 *2020 *2019 *2017
Coal (thermal) Mt 00000000003.3
Heat ContentBTU/lb5,771
Sulfur%0.990.990.99
All production numbers are expressed as ROM coal. * Average annual production reported in 2019

Operational metrics

Metrics201720162015
Coal tonnes mined 3,587 k tons of ROM coal3,926 k tons of ROM coal
Annual mining capacity 3,850 k tons of ROM coal4,100 k tons of ROM coal4,100 k tons of ROM coal

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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Personnel

Mine Management

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EmployeesYear
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