Xinjiang will close 483 coal mines


Updated Thu, 03 Mar 2005 00:00:00 GMT

News from XinJiang Coal Industry Management Department said XinJiang would close 483 coal mines.

Coal production hit 41.89 million ton in XinJiang last year, people dead rate was 3.16% per ton. capacity of each mine of 483 mines is less than 0.09 million ton. After these mines close, coal production in Xinjiang will decline to 41 million ton.