Product Analysis

Geology 
Echo Mine is located within the Garvey Creek Coalfield where the Brunner Coal Measures are present.  The structure within the opencast mining areas is complex and dominated by a contiguous and highly deformed monoclinal structure.  Three coal seam sequences are worked.  The coal measure structure within the future underground mining area is more uniform and located at considerable depth.

Coal Specifications
Francis Mining Echo coal is a specialist low ash semi-soft coking coal that exhibits the following characteristics:

  • Low-ash to ultra low-ash
  • Medium volatile matter
  • Low phosphorus
  • Medium swell
  • High vitrinite

Coal Quality Analysis
The Echo coal properties are presented in the coal quality analysis report

Technical Benefits
Echo coal is utilised by coke producers and other carbon product producers including specialised silicon producers in Saudi Arabia, Canada and Australia.