9/29/2011

Chinese firm in major mining-energy investments in Turkey

Dünya – China’s state-owned energy company Zhejiang Energy Group has signed a protocol with Turkish Polat Madencilik, involving the development of a coal mining field and building of a coal-fired power station in Turkey’s Aegean province of Aydin. The project will create job opportunities for some 5,000 people.


The two-stage plan initially calls for the mining of some 3 million tons of coal per year from the coal mines owned by Polat Madencilik in Aydin’s Soma and Kinik counties. The second stage includes the establishment of either a single unit 660 MW or two units of 300 MW coal-fired power plants, depending on feasibility reports to be conducted at a later time, according to Polat Madencilik CEO Muzaffer Polat.

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