Inner Mongolia to shut down 65 coal minesStaff Writer | August 25, 2016
Inner Mongolia plans to shut down 65 coal mines with a combined capacity of 54.1 million tonnes by 2020.
Energy source 23 unlicensed coal mines have been ordered to close
Other mines have been ordered to run at 84 percent of their production capacity, resulting in 10.4 percent reduction in output.
During the next five years, the region also plans to cut steel capacity by 3.1 million tonnes, said Wang.
The commission has not approved any new steel mills in nearly three years, added Wang. ■