Wangwa Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Wangwa Coal Mine (宁夏王洼煤业有限公司王洼煤矿) is a permitted coal mine located in Wangwa Town of Ningxia,China. The original annual production capacity of it was designed to be 1.2 million tonnes(Mt) per year. In 2010, the total capacity has increased to 6Mt/year thanks to additional capacity of 4.8Mt/year being added.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Wangwa Town, Pengyang County, Guyuan, Ningxia.

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Coal Mine Background

The construction of Wangwa Coal Mine started in July 2012. The project is projected to be completed in August 2019.[2]

In February 2018,however, the ongoing construction of Wangwa Coal Mine was temporarily suspended as required by the Land and Resources Administration of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region due to lack of exploitation license.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ningxia Wangwa Coal Industry Co.
  • Parent Company: Aluminum Corporation of China(23.79%), Ningxia Huimin Investment and Financing Co.(17.96%), Beijing Energy(5.66%), Ningxia Power Investment Group(5.56%), others(47.03%)
  • Location: Wangwa Town, Pengyang County, Guyuan, Ningxia
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.163732,106.616037
  • Status: Construction
  • Production Capacity: 6 Mt/year
  • Total Resource: 873.08Mt[4]
  • Minable Reserves: 439.30Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 39.7k㎡
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "宁夏王洼煤业有限公司王洼煤矿 600 万吨/年改扩建项目竣工环境保护验收调查报告"附件2,宁夏石油化工环境科学院股份有限公司, 2019/01/03
  2. "宁夏王洼煤业有限公司王洼煤矿600万吨/年改扩建项目竣工环境保护验收调查报告"附件2,宁夏石油化工环境科学院股份有限公司, 2019/01/03
  3. "自治区国土资源厅关于王洼煤矿600万吨/年改扩建项目建设的函"宁夏回族自治区国土资源厅, 2018/02/28
  4. "宁夏王洼煤业有限公司王洼煤矿600万吨/年改扩建项目竣工环境保护验收调查报告"附件2,page17,宁夏石油化工环境科学院股份有限公司, 2019/01/03

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