Yaozhai Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Yaozhai Coal Mine (山西山阴宝山腰寨煤业有限公司) is an underground coal mine located in Yaozhai Village, Maying Township, Shanyin County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China.[1]

Location

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Coal Mine Background

Yaozhai Coal Mine is a reorganized and integrated mine approved by Shanxi Province in 2009, with a 1.2 million tons/year design production capacity. The reorganization and integration project officially started in July 2011.[2]The mine was officially converted into a production mine on May 16, 2016.[3] As of the end of January 2021, the approved production capacity was 1.2 million tons/year.[4]

At about 16:00 on May 14, 2015, a safety accident occurred in Yaozhai Coal Mine, killing 3 miners. [5]

Project Details

  • Operator: Shanxi Shanyin Baoshan Yaozhai Coal Industry Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Owner: Shanxi Shanyin Baoshan Yaozhai Coal Industry Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Location: Yaozhai Village, Maying Township, Shanyin County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.698632, 112.696883
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.2 million tonnes per annum[4]
  • Total Resource: 124.04 million tonnes[6]
  • Mineable Reserves: Unknown
  • Coal Type: Meager coal(Thermal)[7]
  • Mine Size: 6.688 k㎡[2]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2002[1]


Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 山西山阴宝山腰寨煤业有限公司, 企查查, Accessed September 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 山西山阴宝山腰寨煤业有限公司矿井基本情况汇报, 山西山阴宝山腰寨煤业有限公司, January 17, 2013
  3. 山西省煤炭工业厅公告[2016 No.180], 山西省能源局, May 16, 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 全省生产煤矿生产能力公告 (As of the end of January 2021), 山西省能源局, February 9, 2021,
  5. 山西山阴县宝山腰寨煤业涉嫌瞒报3人死亡重大事故, 中国焦点新闻网, December 2, 2015
  6. 山西省大同煤田山阴县腰寨井田勘探(精查)地质报告, 中国地质调查局发展研究中心, Accessed September 2021
  7. 山西六大煤田的简要概述, 湖北地大热能科技有限公司, November 24, 2014

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