Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani
|Predecessor||Arctic Coal Company|
|Headquarters||Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway|
|Per Andersson (CEO)|
|Revenue||NOK 1,200 million|
|NOK 350 million (2009)|
|Owner||Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry|
Number of employees
Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani (SNSK), or simply Store Norske, is a Norwegian coal mining company based on the Svalbard archipelago. It was formed in 1916, after a Norwegian purchase of the American Arctic Coal Company (ACC).
The company has 360 employees and operates two coal mines. The largest one is located in the Sveagruva settlement, about 60 km south of Longyearbyen. The Svea Nord longwall mine has an annual output of 2 million tonnes of bituminous coal. A third of it is sold for metallurgical purposes. The managing director of Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani is Per Andersson.
Former chief executive officers
- Kjersti Sjursen Lien (2011-03-23). Kullbrann slokket på Svalbard "Kullbrann slokket på Svalbard" Check
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- «Vedtar forelegg for korrupsjon» by Rune Endresen, Dagens Næringsliv, 2011-08-27, page 6
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