Tangshan Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Tangshan Coal Mine(开滦(集团)有限责任公司唐山矿业分公司) is an underground mine in Lunan District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province, China.[1]


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

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Coal Mine Background

The Tangshan Coal Mine is operated and owned by Kailuan (Group) Co., Ltd. It was built in 1878 and put into operation in 1881. It has a long history and was the first large-scale mine in China that used Western advanced industrial technology to dig and use machinery.[2]

On August 2, 2019, a dynamic phenomenon occurred in the connecting lane F5010 in the coal pillar area of ​​the ventilation shaft of the Tangshan Mining Branch of the Kailuan Group, causing a total of 7 deaths.[3]

Project Details

  • Operator: Kailuan (Group) Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Owner: Kailuan (Group) Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Location: 54 Xinhua East Road, Lunan District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province, China
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.621128, 118.196006(exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 3 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[4]
  • Total Resource: 367.787 million tonnes[5]
  • Mineable Reserves: 184.295 million tonnes [5]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous(Met)[5]
  • Mine Size: 55.0101k㎡[5]
  • Mine Type: Underground[5]
  • Start Year: 1881[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 开滦(集团)有限责任公司唐山矿业分公司,企查查,Accessed April 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 开滦集团公司唐山煤矿,中国矿业网,Aril 1, 2017
  3. "开滦集团唐山矿井事故致7人死亡!事故前刚被通报安全管理混乱_河北". 搜狐网. August 3, 2019.
  4. 河北省生产煤矿生产能力情况(截止2019年12月31日),国家矿山安全监察局,Accessed April 2021
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "开滦(集团)有限责任公司2020年度第一期超短期融资券募集说明书"P71-76,开滦集团,February 2020

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