Bolesław Śmiały coal mine

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Bolesław Śmiały Coal Mine is an underground mine in Łaziska Górne, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland.[1]


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KWK Bolesław Śmiały Branch operates the mine, which is owned by Polska Grupa Górnicza, PGG. According to PGG there are currently 1,710 people employed at the site.[1]

Mine Details

  • Operator: KWK Bolesław Śmiały Branch [1]
  • Owner: Polska Grupa Górnicza, PGG[1]
  • Location: Łaziska Górne, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland[1]
  • Coordinates: 50.140721, 18.861084 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)
  • Total Resources: 51 million tonnes (Industrial Reserves, 2011), [2] 197.6 million tonnes (Inferred, Indicated, Measured) [3]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1779 [1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Polska Grupa Górnicza (PGG), "Bolesław Śmiały", PGG website, accessed March 2021
  2. International Energy Agency, "Polityki Energetyczne Panstw MAE Polska", International Energy Agency, Accessed April 2021
  3. Ministry of the Economy of Poland, "The development of coal mining in Poland in relation to KWK Bolesław Śmiały in Łaziska Górne", Government of Poland website, Accessed March 2021

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