Berbești Coal Mine

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Berbești Coal mine
Location Berbești
County Vâlcea County
Country Romania
Products Coal
Production 2,500,000 tonnes
Financial year 2008
Opened 1980
Company National Company of Lignite Oltenia

Berbești Coal Mine is an open-pit mining exploitation, one of the largest in Romania located in Berbești, Vâlcea County.[1] The legal entity managing the Berbești mine is the National Company of Lignite Oltenia which was set up in 1997.[1]

The exploitation has four open pits Seciuri, Olteț, Berbești-Vest, Panga that produced 2.5 million tonnes of lignite in 2008.[1] The mine has around 1,800 workers and is endowed with 13 bucket-wheel excavators, seven spreaders, one mixed machine and five deposits spreader.[1] The total proven recoverable reserves of the mine amount to 67 million tonnes of lignite.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Berbeşti Coal Field". National Company of Lignite Oltenia. 2009-02-24. Archived from the original on 2008-06-10. Retrieved 2009-02-24.