Xuehu Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

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

Location

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Coal Mine Background

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

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