SHOWCASE COAL MINE OF THE WEEK – HAERWUSU!!
The Haerwusu Coal Mine in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China has the second largest coal reserves of more than 1.6 billion tonnes recoverable, also making it the biggest open-cast coal mine in China. Owned and operated by China’s state-run Shenhua Group, the mine is spread across 67km² in the middle of the Zhungeer Coalfield. Its development cost was approximately $1.1bn, while first coal was produced in October 2008. The mine’s annual output is estimated to be 20Mt of crude coal and reserve life is more than 70 years - "MiningTechnology.com"
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