Baiyinhua Haizhou No.4 Surface Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Baiyinhua Haizhou No.4 Surface Mine (内蒙古白音华海州露天煤矿有限公司四号露天矿) is a large-scale underground mine developed by Inner Monoglia Baiyinhua Haizhou Surface Mine Co. It is located in West Ujimqin Banner of Inner Mongolia, China. Currently, the project contains two phases. The first phase of the project is an open-pit mine with a production capacity of 5 million tonnes(Mt) a year, while the second phase is an underground mine with a similar production capacity.[1]

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Bayinhua, West Ujimqin Banner, Xilin Gol, Inner Mongolia.

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Coal Mine Background

The development of Phase I project of Baiyinhua Haizhou No.4 Surface Mine was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in 2006.[2]

In December 2016, the NDRC has ratified the construction of Baiyinhua Haizhou No.4 Surface Mine (Phase II) with a total production capacity of 5Mt/year.[3]


Project Details

  • Sponsor: Inner Monoglia Baiyinhua Haizhou Surface Mine Co.
  • Parent Company: China Huadian(5.39%), Liaoning Energy Industry Holding Group(83.22%), others(11.39%)
  • Location: Bayinhua, West Ujimqin Banner, Xilin Gol, Inner Mongolia.
  • GPS Coordinates: 44.957507,118.668593
  • Status:
    • Phase I: Cperating
    • Phase II: Construction
  • Production Capacity:
    • Phase I: 5Mt/year
    • Phase II:5Mt/year
  • Total Resource:
    • Phase I:
    • Phase II:831.5219Mt[4]
  • Minable Reserves:
    • Phase I: 175.11Mt[5]
    • Phase II:460.4387Mt[6]
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Mine Size: 25.0475k㎡ [7]
    • Phase I:9.2735k㎡[8]
    • Phase II:15.774k㎡ [9]
  • Mine Type:
    • Phase I: open-pit mine
    • Phase II: underground
  • Start Year:
    • Phase I: 2015[10]
    • Phase II:
  • Source of Financing:


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