Coal Producing Company reaches major milestone for metallurgical coal production operations in Colombia
Thursday, Dec 20, 2012CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, December 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VSUS Technologies Inc. announced today that on December 13, 2012 they registered a PTO (Programa de Trabajo y Obras), or Works Programme with the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining (INGEOMINAS) for its wholly owned coal Concession Contract # ILE-09551. The registered document number is 2012-14-11180. INGEOMINAS normally returns comments or approval within 30 - 60 days.
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VSUS Technologies President, John Campo, commented, "Filing the PTO is a major milestone for our company since it makes our mining permit effective and allows us to begin production once it's approved." The Works Programme is a 208 page document that includes, among other things, geology, topography, reserve estimates, exploration activities, and a detailed mining design along with 9 geological maps and two timelines. This programme will be available to registered users on the company's new website being developed.
The programme identifies 5 coal seams; 3 are 80 cm thick with an estimated 4.5 MM tonnes of coal, and two are 160 cm thick with an estimated 10 MM tonnes of coal.
An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is also required to begin production. VSUS Technologies expects to file an Environmental Impact Assessment soon. A letter from the company's engineering firm, Incoplan S.A., was filed with the CAR (Corporación Autónoma Regional) in Guaduas, Cundinamarca on December 11, 2012 outlining the contents of the Environmental Impact Assessment for Concession Contract ILE-09551.
Source: VSUS Technologies, Inc.