Kushiro coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.

Kushiro coal mine is an operating mine in Kushiro, Japan. As of 2021, it is Japan's last operating coal mine.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine.[1]

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Kushiro Coal Mine Company owns and operates the mine.[1]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Kushiro Coal Mine Company[1]
  • Owner: Kushiro Coal Mine Company
  • Location: Kushiro, Japan[1]
  • Coordinates: 42.957402, 144.425538 (Exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 0.4 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[1]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Thermal
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Nathanial Gronewold, As U.S. shuns coal, Japan builds new plants, E.E. News, March 29, 2019.