SHOWCASE COAL MINE OF THE WEEK – HEI DAI GOU!!
The Hei Dai Gou or Heidaigou, an open-pit coal mine also located in the middle of Zhungeer coal field in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China, is estimated to contain 1.5 billion tonnes of recoverable coal reserves. The mine is located 150km south-west of the Ordos city and has a planned mining area covering 42km². Shenhua Group is the owner and operator of the mine. Hei Dai Gou has been in production since 1999 and is China’s first coal mine to use AC-powered Walking Dragline. It produces low-sulphur and low-phosphorus coal. The designed annual raw coal output of the mine is up to 31Mt - "Mining-technology.com".
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