Gaojiabao Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Gaojiabao Coal Mine (陕西正通煤业有限责任公司高家堡煤矿) is one of the 13 mines located in Binchang Mining Area in Shaanxi Province. The annual production capacity of it is designed to be 5 million tonnes(Mt) a year.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Qiyuhe Village, Penggong Town, Changwu County, Xianyang, Shaanxi.

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Coal Mine Background

In August 2013, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has ratified the construction of Gaojiabao Coal Mine Binchang Mining Area of Shaanxi Province with a production capacity of 5Mt per year.[2]

In April 2016, it was approved by the Coal production Safety Supervision Bureau in Shaanxi Province to commence the experimental operation. [3] The mine was put into production in 2019.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shaanxi Zhengtong Coal Industry Co.
  • Parent Company: Shandong Energy Group
  • Location: Qiyuhe Village, Penggong Town, Changwu County, Xianyang, Shaanxi
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.268672,107.818112
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 5 Mt/year
  • Total Resource: 970Mt[5]
  • Minable Reserves: 470Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 219.16k㎡[6]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2019
  • Source of Financing:

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