Shaanxi Hujiahe Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Shaanxi Hujiahe Coal Mine (陕西彬长矿业集团有限公司胡家河煤矿) is one of the 13 mines located in Binchang Mining Area in Shaanxi Province. The annual production capacity of it is designed to be 5 million tonnes(Mt) a year.


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Randian Village, Changwu, Xianyang, Shaanxi.

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Coal Mine Background

In July 2011, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has ratified the construction of Xiaozhuang Coal Mine in Shaanxi with a production capacity of 5Mt per year.[1]

The construction of Hujiahe Coal Mine began as early as December 2008 and has completed the main part in December 2013. On September 28th. 2015, the Environmental Protection Bureau of Shaanxi Province approved the commencement of experimental operation of Hujiahe Coal Mine.[2]

In June 2015, Hujiahe Coal Mine project successfully received safety production license.[3]

In September 2018, it has passed the completion and acceptance before being officially put into operation.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shaanxi Binchang Mining Group Co.
  • Parent Company: Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group(45.72%), China Development Bank(6.61%), others(47.67%)
  • Location: Randian Village, Changwu, Xianyang, Shaanxi
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.149375,107.933254
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 5 Mt/year
  • Total Resource: 819.75Mt[5]
  • Minable Reserves: 395.44Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 55.2394k㎡
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2015
  • Source of Financing:

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