Shicaocun Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Shicaocun Coal Mine (神华宁夏煤业集团石槽村煤矿) is part of Ningdong Coalfield located in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China. Its annual production capacity is designed to be 6 million tonnes(Mt) a year.


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Shicaocun Village, Ciyaopu Town, Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

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Coal Mine Background

In December 2008, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has ratified the construction of Shicaocun Coal Mine, with a total production capacity of 6Mt/year.[1] The mine started construction in the same year.

In 2011, the Shicaocun Coal Mine began its experimental operation phase.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group
  • Parent Company: National Energy Investment Group (51%),Ningxia State-Owned Assets Co. (49%)
  • Location: Shicaocun Village, Ciyaopu Town, Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
  • GPS Coordinates: 37.943405,106.696881
  • Status: Constructing
  • Production Capacity: 6 Mt/year
  • Total Reserves: 1040.07Mt [3]
  • Minable Reserves: 596.71 Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 31.4k㎡ [4]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "宁夏石槽村煤矿项目通过核准"发改委, 2010/04/20
  2. "神华宁煤打造世界煤化工“硅谷”"中国煤炭工业网, 2011/01/07
  3. "石槽村煤矿及选煤厂新建工程 竣工环境保护验收调查报告"Page 15,中华人民共和国生态环境部, 2016/03
  4. "石槽村煤矿及选煤厂新建工程 竣工环境保护验收调查报告"Page 14,中华人民共和国生态环境部, 2016/03

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