Yining North No.2 open-pit mine
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Yining North No.2 open-pit mine (伊犁庆华能源开发有限公司伊宁矿区北区二号露天矿)(Phase I), the construction site is located in Yining County, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and the designed production capacity is 4 million tonnes per year.
The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Kala Yagaqi Township, Yining County, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
Coal Mine Background
On June 7, 2018, the National Energy Administration approved the first-phase project of theYining North No.2 open-pit mine in the north area of Xinjiang Yining mining area, with an approved production capacity of 4 million tonnes per year. This project was an illegal coal mine that started construction without approval. 
The environmental impact report of this project was approved by the Ministry of Environment and Ecology of China on January 26, 2021
- Sponsor: China Coal Shaanxi Yulin Energy Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Parent Company: China Coal Energy Group Co., Ltd. (57.36%), others (42.64%)
- Location: Kala Yagaqi Township, Yining County, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
- GPS Coordinates: 44.043887,81.468585(exact)
- Status: Operating 
- Production Capacity: 4Mt/year
- Workforce Size: 382
- Coal Field: Yining Coal Field
- Total Resource: 156.84Mt
- Mineable Reserves: 87.25Mt
- Coal Type: Bituminous coal (long flame coal, non-caking coal)
- Mine Size: 4.62k㎡
- Mine Type: Surface
- Start Year:
- Source of Financing:
Articles and resources
- "国家能源局关于新疆伊宁矿区北区二号露天煤矿一期工程项目核准的批复",中国能源网, 检索日期:2020/09/03
- "关于伊犁庆华能源开发有限公司伊宁矿区北区二号露天煤矿（一期工程）及配套选煤厂项目（改扩建）环境影响报告书的批复"，中国生态环境部，January 26, 2021
- "伊宁矿区北区二号露天煤矿一期工程及配套选煤厂项目（改扩建）环境影响评价公众参与征求意见稿公示",附件1, 新疆伊宁县人民政府，检索日期:2020/09/03
- "截至2021年底新疆共有生产煤矿64处 产能24054万吨/年". 中国煤炭市场网. April 2, 2022.