China Approves Two Coal Mines in Xinjiang Region
By Emily Chow
September 1, 2020 - China’s National Energy Administration said on Monday it has approved two coal mines in the country’s western Xinjiang region.
* The coal mines each have production capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per year, it said in an online statement.
* The administration said the projects would ensure stable energy supply, optimize the structure of the coal industry, and promote local economic and social development.