Taitou Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Taitou Coal Mine (山西乡宁焦煤集团台头煤焦有限责任公司) is an underground coal mine located in Hu Village, Guantou Town, Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, China.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the exact location of the mine.

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Coal Mine Background

Taitou Coal Mine is a reorganized and integrated mine approved by Shanxi Province in 2009, with a 1.5 million tons/year design production capacity, which was adjusted to 1.2 million tons/year in September 2011.[2] As of the end of January 2021, the approved production capacity was 1.2 million tons/year.[3]

On October 15, 2019, Taitou Coal Mine had a production safety accident, resulting in one death.[4]

Project Details

  • Operator: Shanxi Xiangning Coking Coal Group Taitou Coal Coke Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Owner: Shanxi Xiangning Coking Coal Group[1]
  • Location: Hu Village, Guantou Town, Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.032481, 110.918972
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.2 million tonnes per annum[3]
  • Total Resource: 126.23 million tonnes[5]
  • Mineable Reserves: 69.62 million tonnes[5]
  • Coal Type: Coking coal(Met)[5]
  • Mine Size: 18.0846 k㎡[5]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2006[1]

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