Zhundong South Surface Mine
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Zhundong South Surface Mine (新疆天池能源有限责任公司准东大井矿区南露天煤矿) is located in Jimsar County, Changji Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Jimsar County, Changji Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
Coal Mine Background
The Zhundong South Surface Mine is operated by Xinjiang Tianchi Energy Co., Ltd. It is located in the west of Dajing Mining Area, Zhundong Coalfield, Xinjiang. The planned scale is 30 million tons/year, the first phase is 10 million tons/year, and the second phase is 20 million tons/year. The first phase of the project started in April 2009, completed in December 2013 and passed environmental protection acceptance in August 2016.
According to the investment announcement of TBEA Co., Ltd. in August 2020, Xinjiang Tianchi Energy Co., Ltd. will expand and upgrade the South Open-pit Coal Mine in Zhundongdajing Mining Area and the Jiangjungobi No. 2 Open-pit Coal Mine in Zhundongxi Heishan Mining Area. The coal mine has a capacity of 30 million tons per year, and the Jiangjun No. 2 mine has a capacity of 20 million tons per year. 
- Sponsor: Xinjiang Tianchi Energy Co., Ltd.
- Parent Company: Tebian Electric Apparatus(TBEA)(85.78%), Xinjiang Joinworld Co.(14.22%)
- Location: Jimsar County, Changji Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
- GPS Coordinates: 44.818916,89.233076(exact)
- Status: Operating
- Production Capacity: 30Mt/a
- Total Resource: 493.88Mt
- Minable Reserves: 329.11Mt
- Coal Type: bit(non-caking coal)
- Mine Size: 87.2331k㎡
- Mine Type: Surface
- Start Year: 2017
- Total Investment: RMB 2823.35 billion 
Articles and resources
- "新疆准东南露天煤矿开建 将成我国特大露天煤矿", 中央政府门户网，April 2, 2009
- "关于新疆天池能源有限责任公司准东煤田吉木萨尔县南露天煤矿（帐篷沟）一期工程竣工环境保护验收合格的函", 中国生态环境部，August 11, 2016
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- "截至2021年底新疆共有生产煤矿64处 产能24054万吨/年". 新疆发改委. April 2, 2022.
- "新疆天池能源有限责任公司准东大井矿区南露天煤矿(一期)采矿权出让收益评估报告通过论证的公示", 新疆矿业网，May 8, 2020
- "新疆天池能源有限责任公司准东煤田吉木萨尔县南露天煤矿（帐篷沟）一期工程建设项目竣工环境保护验收调查报告" P51, 环境保护部环境工程评估中心,北京中环格亿技术咨询有限公司, May 2016