ROW coal mines

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The ROW coal mines are underground operations, owned by Polska Grupa Górnicza, PGG, producing 14.97 million tonnes per annum, in Śląskie, Poland.[1]

The mines operating under the KWB Row branch include Jankowice, Marcel, Chwałowice, Rydułtowy.[2]


The satellite photo below shows the mine site in Poland.

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The mines have reported concentrations of methane gas in methane hazard category I, II and III. They are set to operate until 2040.

Project Details

  • Operator: KWK ROW Branch [1]
  • Parent Company: Polska Grupa Górnicza, PGG[1]
  • Location: Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 50.0455279, 18.5884194 (exact)[1]
  • Mine status: Operating[1]
  • Start year: 1903
  • Mineable reserves: 80.4 million tonnes[1]
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: Underground[2]
  • Mine depth: 830 m
  • Production: 14.97 million tonnes per year[1]
  • Equipment: Open cast mining
  • Number of employees:11,778

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 PGG,KWB Row Branch, Company Website, accessed September 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Euracoal, Poland, accessed September 2020

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