Zhaojin Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Zhaojin Coal Mine (铜川市耀洲区照金矿业有限公司) is an underground coal mine located in Zhaojin Village, Zhaojin Town, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province, China.[1]

Location

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Coal Mine Background

Zhaojin Coal Mine is operated by Tongchuan City Yaozhou District Zhaojin Mining Co., Ltd. It was built in July 2004 and put into production in September 2007, with a 0.45 million tons/year design production capacity. In November 2008, the approved production capacity was 0.9 million tons/year; in September 2013, the mine ventilation system transform was completed, and the approved production capacity was 1.8 million tons/year in December 2013.[2] The approved production capacity in 2019 was 1.8 million tons/year.[3]

At 8:05 on April 25, 2016, a severe flood accident occurred in Zhaojin Coal Mine, resulting in eleven deaths.[2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Zhaojin Mining Co., Ltd. of Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City[1]
  • Owner: Shanxi Kuntai Energy Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Location: Zhaojin Village, Zhaojin Town, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.065339, 108.620152
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.8 million tonnes per annum[3]
  • Total Resource: 68.01 million tonnes[2]
  • Mineable Reserves: 16.26 million tonnes[2]
  • Coal Type: longflame coal, Weakly caking coal(Thermal)[4]
  • Mine Size: 14.3 k㎡[2]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2007[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 铜川市耀洲区照金矿业有限公司, 企查查, Accessed July 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 陕西省铜川市耀州区照金矿业有限公司“4•25”重大水害事故调查报告, 陕西煤矿安全监察局办公室, September 223, 2016
  3. 3.0 3.1 陕西省生产煤矿生产能力情况 (As of December 31, 2019), 国家矿山安全监察局, Accessed July 2021
  4. 煤炭行业区域专题报告——陕西篇, 平安证券, Febuary 28, 2020

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