Wucaiwan No.1 open-pit mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Wucaiwan No.1 open-pit mine (新疆宜化矿业有限公司五彩湾矿区一号露天矿)(Phase I) the construction site is located in Jimsar County, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and the designed production capacity is 7 million tonnes per year.[1]

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Jimsar County, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.

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Coal Mine Background

On March 1, 2018, the National Development and Reform Commission approved the first-phase project of Xinjiang Zhundong Wucaiwan Coal Mine No. 1 Open-pit Coal Mine, with an approved production capacity of 7 million tonnes per year. The coal mine project was an illegal coal mine that started construction without approval.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Xinjiang Yihua Mining Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Parent Company: Zhejiang Xinhu Group Co., Ltd. (34.91%), Zhejiang Shenglong Industrial Co., Ltd. (6.16%), Yichang Caiyuan Investment Management Co., Ltd. (41.075%), Yichang Xinfa Industrial Investment Co., Ltd. (10.29%), others (7.565%)[2]
  • Location: Jimsar County, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 44.933507,89.184722
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Production Capacity: 7Mt/year[1]
  • Workforce Size: 100-199[2]
  • Coal Field: Zhundong Coal Field [1]
  • Total Resource: 1138.67Mt(Phase I)[4]
  • Mineable Reserves: 765.13Mt(Phase I)[4]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous coal (long flame coal), lignite [5]
  • Mine Size: 13.37k㎡(Phase I)[4]
  • Mine Type: Surface[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "国家发展改革委关于新疆准东五彩湾矿区一号露天煤矿一期工程项目核准的批复",国家发改委, 检索日期:2020/09/20
  2. 2.0 2.1 "新疆宜化矿业有限公司",企查查,检索日期:2020/09/20
  3. "新疆维吾尔自治区生产能力情况统计(数据截止2019年12月31日)"]Accessed November 30,2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "新疆宜化矿业有限公司五彩湾矿区一号露天煤矿与选煤厂(一期)水土保持方案报告",道客巴巴, 检索日期:2020/09/20
  5. "新疆准东煤燃烧技术难关被攻克", 中国煤炭网,检索日期:2020/09/20

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