Yuka No.1 Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Yuka No.1 Mine (青海省能源发展(集团)鱼卡煤矿(鱼卡一井)) is a permitted coal mine located in Da Qaidam of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, China. The annual production capacity of it is 4 million tonnes(Mt) per year. It is the largest scale modern coal mine ever built in Qinghai.[1]

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Yuka Mining Area, Da Qaidam, Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, China

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Coal Mine Background

In November 2013, the proposed expansion and reconstruction project of Yuka No.1 Coal Mine has been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC). The total annual production capacity has dramatically increased from 0.9 Mt to 4Mt.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Qinghai Energy Development Group Co.
  • Parent Company: Qinghai Coal (21%), Aluminum Corporation of China(12.59%), Qinghai Investment Group(21%), Huanghe Hydropower Development Co. (21%), others(24.41%)
  • Location: Yuka Mining Area, Da Qaidam, Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, China
  • GPS Coordinates: 38.061047,94.796798(approximate)
  • Status: Construction
  • Production Capacity: 4 Mt/year
  • Total Resource: 850Mt[3]
  • Minable Reserves: 360Mt[4]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous(long flame coal, non-caking coal)[5]
  • Mine Size: 35.45k㎡[6]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:


Articles and resources

References

  1. "青海首座年产400万吨煤矿井在鱼卡开工"人民网,2010/05/20
  2. "青海鱼卡矿区鱼卡一井改扩建项目通过核准"发改委,2013/11/22
  3. "青海省能源发展(集团)有限公司介绍 " 青海省能源发展(集团)有限公司网站
  4. "青海省首家大型现代化煤矿安全设施设计获批" 青海省安全生产监督管理局,2014/12/17
  5. "青海省鱼卡东矿区煤炭资源" 中煤远大,2006/09/12
  6. "青海省首家大型现代化煤矿安全设施设计获批" 青海省安全生产监督管理局,2014/12/17

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