Huolinhe North Surface Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Huolinhe North Surface Mine (内蒙古霍林河露天煤业股份有限公司北露天矿) also known as the North Surface Mine of Huolinhe No. 1 Surface Mine, there are three mining areas, namely, No.1 mining area, No.2 mining area, and No.3 mining area. The coal mine is located in Huolin Gol City, Inner Mongolia, with a current production capacity of 10 million tons per year.


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Holingol, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China.

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Coal Mine Background

Huolinhe No. 1 Surface Coal Mine is divided into South Surface Mine (18 million tons capacity) and North Surface Mine (10 million tons capacity). The North Surface Mine is further divided into the No. 1 mining area (3 million tons of production capacity), No.2 mining area (3 million tons of production capacity) and No. 3 mining area (4 million tons of production capacity). The coal type is lignite.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Inner Mongolia Huolinhe Open-pit Coal Industry Co., Ltd.[2]
  • Parent Company:State Power Investment Group Co., Ltd. (38.49%), Inner Mongolia Huolinhe Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. (26.47%), others (35.04%)[2]
  • Location:Holingol, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China
  • GPS Coordinates: 45.536522, 119.609267(exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 10Mt/a( No.1: 3 Mt/a, No.2 :3 Mt/a, No.3: 3 Mt/a,)
  • Total Resource:1387Mt[3]
  • Minable Reserves: 938Mt[3]
  • Coal Type: Lignite(Thermal)[1]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:1992[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "坐拥两大护城河,一体化产业链打造完成",中泰证券,April 12, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 "内蒙古霍林河露天煤业股份有限公司", 企查查, Accessed February 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 "被低估的蒙东龙头煤企,煤+电作稳定器,铝提供向上弹性", 华西证券股份有限公司, October 23, 2019
  4. 王哲"霍林河露天煤矿植被恢复技术研究",道客巴巴,June, 2010

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