Xuehu Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Xuehu Coal Mine (河南神火煤电股份有限公司薛湖煤矿) is an underground coal mine located in Xuehu Town, Yongcheng City, Shangqiu City, Henan Province, China.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the exact location of the mine.

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Coal Mine Background

The Xuehu Coal Mine began construction in December 2004 and was put into operation in June 2009. The designed production capacity is 1.2 million tons per year. The Xuehu Coal Mine is a coal and gas outburst mine.[2] The approved production capacity in 2018 was 1.2 million tons per year.[3]

At 7:43 on May 15, 2017, a large coal and gas outburst occurred in Xuehu Coal Mine, resulting in 3 deaths.[2]At 14:30 on April 12, 2018, a fall accident occurred in Xuehu Coal Mine, causing 2 deaths and 3 injuries (including 1 serious injury and 2 minor injuries).[4]

Project Details

  • Operator: Henan Shenhuo Coal and Electricity Co., Ltd. Xuehu Coal Mine[1]
  • Owner: Henan Shenhuo Group Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Location: Xuehu Town, Yongcheng City, Shangqiu City, Henan Province
  • GPS Coordinates: 34.133772, 116.389022
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.20 million tonnes per annum [3]
  • Total Resource: 190.9660 million tonne[5]
  • Mineable Reserves: 83.14 million tonne[5]
  • Coal Type: Anthracite, Lean coal (Thermal)[6]
  • Mine Size: 73.9508 k㎡[5]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:' 2009[2]

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