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Kahatagaha Data

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Kahatagaha Information

  • General 2015-05-15
    KGM is the world's oldest and highest-grade vein graphite mine, having produced more than 300,000 tonnes of graphite since 1872 from a swarm of 32 individual high grade graphite veins.
  • Mining 2015-05-15
    Kahatagaha Graphite Mine is 2000 feet (610 meters) deep which makes it is the deepest mine in Sri Lanka and accessed by 2 shafts. The one at Kahatagaha is 1132 feet (345 meters) and Kolongaha goes up to 330 feet (101 meters). The below shaft bottom access is by series of winches up to 2000 feet (610 meters). Main winch is operated to send underground workers up to 1132 feet level to reach up to 2000 feet level.

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