Shenhua builds processing project on China-Mongolia border
Updated: 2011-04-04 14:06
HOHHOT - China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, the country's largest coal producer, has planned a huge investment to build a coal processing project on China-Mongolia border to better use coal imports from the Republic of Mongolia.
Ganqimaodu Customs is China's major energy imports gateway with the Republic of Mongolia. It handled 7.71 million tons of coal imports last year. The imports of raw coal via the customs soared by 131.8 percent year-on-year in the first quarter to reach 1.6 million tons, according to the customs figures.
The Wulate Middle Banner commission of development of reform said Shenhua's project slated for the first phase production by 2012 would have a coal washing ability of 6 million tons a year, coking capacity of 2.4 million tons a year and an annual capacity of producing 4.8 million tons of methanol and 30,000 tons of tar, respectively.
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