Tauron mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Tauron coal mines are underground operations, in the Upper Silesia coalfield, owned by Tauron Group, producing 3.17 million tonnes per annum, near Jaworzno in Silesian, Poland.[1]

The active mines operated by Tauron in the region, include Janina, Sobieski, and Brzeszcze.[2]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the mine site near Jaworzno in Silesian, Poland.

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Background

The Tauron mines are owned by the Tauron Group.[2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Tauron Wydoycie
  • Parent Company: Tauron Polska Energia S.A.
  • Location: Silesian, Poland[2]
  • GPS coordinates: 50.1938, 19.2822 (ZG Sobieski, exact)[2]
  • Mine status: Operating[2]
  • Start year:
  • Mineable reserves: 134 million tonnes[2]
  • Geological Resserves: 274.93 Mt Janina; 89.708 Mt Brzeszcze), 59.746 Mt Sobieski)
  • Coal type: Bituminous (Thermal, Met)
  • Mine size: 96 Km2 (60.03 Km2 Janina; 26.91 Km2 Brzeszcze; 9.06 Km2 Sobieski)
  • Mine type: Underground[2]
  • Mine depth: 1150 m
  • Production: 3.17 million tonnes per year (1.29 Mt Janina ; 0.658 mt Brzeszcze; 1.189 Mt Sobieski)[3]
  • Number of employees: 2389 Janina; 1609 Brzeszcze ; 2626 Sobieski.

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References

  1. Euracoal, Poland, accessed September 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Central Mining Institute, Polish hard Coal Mining Sector--Current State and Perspectives, June 2017
  3. Poland's Tauron considers selling some coal mines: sources, Reuters, May 10, 2019

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