ELKVIEW COAL has ordered a new P&H 4100XPB shovel for its mine near Sparwood, B.C. It will be the ninth P&H shovel at the operation. Other shovels include two 4100s and six 2800s.
The 4100XPB will have a 68-cu-yd dipper. It should ship next month and be commissioned in May 2003.
Elkview plans to recover 6.5 million tonnes of metallurgical coal for export this year.
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