Madaotou coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Madaotou coal mine (大同煤矿集团有限责任公司马道头煤矿) The construction site is located in the Zuoyun County, Datong City, Shanxi Province, and the designed production capacity is 10 million tonnes per year.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Xiaojingzhuang Township, Zuoyun County, Datong City, Shanxi Province, China.

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Coal Mine Background

On July 1, 2019, the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) approved the Madaotou coal mine project located in Shanxi Datong Mining Area, with an approved production capacity of 10 million tons(Mt) per year, and a coal preparation plant of the same scale will be built at the same time. Prior to this, this project is an illegal coal mine that started construction without approval.[1] The Madaotou Coal Mine is a replacement mine for the resource-exhausted mine. It was put into operation in 2017 and was approved by the National Energy Administration in July 2019.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Datong Coal Mining Group Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Parent Company: Shanxi State-owned Capital Investment Operation Co., Ltd. (65.1664%), China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. (30.1219%), Others (4.7117%)[3]
  • Location: Xiaojingzhuang Township, Zuoyun County, Datong City, Shanxi Province, China. [3]
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.840587,112.655069
  • Status: Operating [2]
  • Production Capacity: 10 Mt/year[2]
  • Workforce Size:
  • Coal Field: Datong Coal Field[1]
  • Total Resource: 3945Mt[4]
  • Mineable Reserves: 1527Mt[4]
  • Coal Type: Lignite[1]
  • Mine Size: 198.35k㎡[4]
  • Mine Type: Underground[1]
  • Start Year:2017[2]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "国家发展改革委关于山西大同矿区马道头煤矿项目核准的批复",国家发改委,检索日期:2020/10/27
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "2020年度大同煤矿集团有限责任公司信用评级报告",中诚信国际,检索日期:2020/10/27
  3. 3.0 3.1 "大同煤矿集团有限责任公司",企查查,检索日期:2020/10/27
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "山西同煤集团:千万吨级大矿未批先建",腾讯财经,检索日期:2020/10/27

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