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    HIGH GRADE ANTHRACITE
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    ALMOST PURE CARBON
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    PRODUCING SPECIAL PRODUCTS

WELCOME!

Black Diamond owns and operates the largest drift mine in Europe and is able to offer high grade anthracite, ultra-high grade anthracite and special heat treated products.


Our Products

Understanding our product and its advantages

Our anthracite has an extremely low ash content with higher fixed carbon compared to overseas ultra-high grade anthracite, the mine is capable of producing a designer product through sizing, blending and calcination.

93CCARBON

High Grade

Anthracite

Our anthracite has an extremely low ash content with higher fixed carbon compared to overseas ultra-high grade anthracite....

95CCARBON

Ultra-High Grade Anthracite

Highest quality anthracite available extracted from the Peacock seam and is exceptionally hard with a blue lustre....

93CCARBON

Dried

Anthracite

High grade anthracite is dried and sized and used as a filtration media throughout the world in the production....

99CCARBON

Calcined

Anthracite

Heat treated anthracite will have virtually no volitile matter resulting in an almost pure carbon product....

By Road

Fast access from the A465 road to the motorway network and local ports

By Rail

Railhead with network access can transport anthracite directly to key customers

By Sea

Local ports with bulk terminal facilities less than 12 miles away with open storage 

About Us

HIGH GRADE ANTHRACITE

Hard, compact variety of carbon similar to graphite. It is low in contaminates and has the highest calorific content of all types of coal. High grade anthracite accounts for less than 0.05% of global....

GEOLOGY AND RESOURCES

Black Diamond’s resource is 973Mt of high grade and ultra-grade anthracite available from three commercial seams. The main seam thickness is 2.2m although a seam thickness of 2.4m is....

PRODUCTION FACILITIES

Mining method is fully mechanized retreat shortwall mining with complete goaf collapse which has proven to be highly successful and productive in South Wales. Shortwall panels have....

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