Wenjiaba No.1 Coal Mine (Phase I)

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Wenjiaba No.1 Coal Mine (Phase I) (贵州文家坝矿业有限公司文家坝一矿(一期)) is an underground coal mine located in Xihu Village, Wenteng Sub-district Office, Zhijin County, Bijie City, Guizhou Province, China.[1]

Location

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Coal Mine Background

Wenjiaba No.1 Coal Mine (Phase I) is a modern mine operated by Guizhou Shuicheng Mining Co., Ltd. Construction began in December 2007, and trial production began at the end of January 2016. The designed production capacity is 1.2 million tons per year, and the service life is 50 years.[2] The approved production capacity in 2019 is 1.2 million tons per year.[3]

On July 29, 2020, hundreds of migrant workers working in the Wenjiaba Coal Mine in Guizhou, after being owed wages for more than ten days, asked the foreman for wages collectively. Both the mine and the foreman claimed that they had no money.[4]

Project Details

  • Operator: Guizhou Shuicheng Mining Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Owner: Guizhou Water Mine Holding Group Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Location: Xihu Village, Wenteng Sub-district Office, Zhijin County, Bijie City, Guizhou Province
  • GPS Coordinates: 26.668218, 105.749799
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.2 million tonnes per annum [3]
  • Total Resource: 310.24 million tonnes[2]
  • Mineable Reserves: 166.09 million tonnes[2]
  • Coal Type: Anthracite (Thermal)[2]
  • Mine Size: 28.4238k㎡[5]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:' 2016[2]

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