Menkeqing mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Menkeqing mine (中天合创能源有限责任公司门克庆煤矿) is a permitted coal mine located in the middle of Huji'erte mining area in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China. It is sponsored and operated by Zhongtian Hechuang Energy Co. [1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Zhasake Town Menkeqing Gazha,Ejin Horo, Ordos, Inner Mongolia.

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Coal Mine Background

In March 2014, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) approved the construction of Menkeqing mine with production capacity of 12 million tonnes(Mt) per year.[2] In 2015, Menkeqing mine was given the exploitation license by the Ministry of Land and Resources to extract coal.[3] In the year of 2017, it entered into experimental operation phase.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Zhongtian Hechuang Energy Co.
  • Parent Company: China Coal (38.75%), Sinopec( 38.75%), Shenergy( 12.5%), Manshi Group (10%)
  • Location: Zhasake Town Menkeqing Gazha,Ejin Horo, Ordos, Inner Mongolia.
  • GPS Coordinates: 38.901778,109.538887
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 12Mt per year
  • Total Resources: 2,383.27Mt[5]
  • Minable Reserves: 1,510.19Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 88.6329k㎡[6]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

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