Berlins Creek mine
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Berlins Creek mine is an opencast sub-bituminous coal mine west of Inangahua on the West Coast of the South Island. The mine is owned by Heaphy Mining.
Location: West of Inangahua, 30 km inland from Westport on the West Coast. Part or all of the 217 ha mine is on Department of Conservation land. 
Current owner: Heaphy Mining 
Estimated recoverable reserves:
Mining technique: Opencast
Type of coal: sub-bituminous
Solid fuel calorific value (gross) 24.20 MJ/kg (Range for NZ coal 15.25–31.95 MJ/kg) 
Environmental and/or health & safety issues:
Articles and Resources
- Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, "Mining operations on Department of Conservation Land", accessed December 2012
- NZ Petroleum and Minerals, "Operating coal mines", accessed December 2012
- Ministry of Economic Development, "NZ Energy Data File", accessed December 2012