Taran Gaole Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Taran Gaole Coal Mine (神华集团有限责任公司塔然高勒煤矿) located in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, is a permitted coal mine with an annual production capacity of 10 million tonnes(Mt). It is the first ten-million-tonne scale vertical mine managed by China Shenhua Group


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Taran Gaole Town, Hangjin, Ordos, Inner Mongolia

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Coal Mine Background

In July 2008, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)has ratified the construction of Taran Gaole Coal Mine, with production capacity of 10 Mt per year.[1]

Taran Gaole Coal Mine is still under construction, and is projected to be put into operation by 2022.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Shenhua Group
  • Parent Company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Taran Gaole Town Hangjin, Ordos, Inner Mongolia
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.996232,109.205991
  • Status: Proposed
  • Annual Production Capacity: 10 Mt/year
  • Total Resources: 2,640Mt[3]
  • Minable Reserves: 1,200Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 492.65k㎡
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2022
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "山西潞安矿区古城煤矿项目通过核准"发改委, 2010/04/20
  2. "杭锦旗四大板块全面开启工业强旗新征程"鄂尔多斯市人民政府, 2019/03/25
  3. "神华集团首座千万吨立井煤矿开工"国务院国有资产监督管理委员会,2008/09/18

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