New Creek mine
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New Creek mine is an opencast sub-bituminous coal mine northeast of Westport on the West Coast of the South Island. The mine is owned by New Creek Mining.
The point below is only for the approximate area of the mine,
Location: Northeast of Westport on the West Coast of the South Island
Current owner: New Creek Mining
Estimated recoverable reserves:
Type of coal: Bituminous – high sulfur (4.4%)
Solid fuel calorific value (gross) 23.93 MJ/kg (Range for NZ coal 15.25–31.95 MJ/kg)
Market information: Environmental and/or health & safety issues: