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Polish Mining Industry - plants supervised by the mining authorities in 2019, including employment and output data.

 Mining or other plant/entity typeNo.
Employment – own team
(as on
31.12.2019)

Output in 2019

1.
Underground:
43
90 913
 
  • hard coal

20(1)

75 008

61 623,0 thousand tons (2)

  • hard coal (in closure)

14(3)

1 637

-

  • hard coal under construction

2

207

-

  • copper ore

3

12 180

31 438,3  thousand tons

  • zink and lead ore

1

987

1 585,8  thousand tons

  • salt

1

784

876,7   thousand tons (4)

  • gypsum and anhydrite

1

95

153,0 thousand tons

  • extracting curative brine

1

15

1,4 thousand m3

2.
 
Plants conducting activities described in Article 2(1) of the Geological and Mining Law

22(5)

1 472

-

Including plants performing tunnelling with the use of mining technologies

2

52

-

3.
 
Surface:
7 416
 
29 230
 
 
- covered by the mining ownership
10
6 302
 N/D
  • lignite

5(6)

6 190

50 344,1 thousand tons

  • other

5

112

 N/D

- covered by the property rights in land

7 406(7)

22 928

N/D

4.

 

  
Drilling:
95
3 431
 
  • oil and gas

8 (8)

2 523

951,0 thousand tones + 5,689 billion m3

  • salt

(9)

96

2 818,9 thousand tons

  • sulphur

2

345

568,3 thousand tons

  • therapeutic and thermal waters and brines

77

379

14 734 thousand m3

  • methane from seams

3

14

4 708,9  thousand m3

  • underground gas storage

(10)

74

-

  • underground storage of waste in closure

1

0

-

5. Plants conducting geological works as described in Article 86 of the Geological and Mining Law
186

3 440(11)

-

TOTAL EMPLOYMENT (own team together)

128 486

-

6.  Branches of entities conducting professional activities entrusted to them in mining or plant operations 3933(12)  54 635  -
 Including branches of entities performing tunnelling with the use of mining technologies  2  19  -
EMPLOYMENT IN TOTAL (own team together with third sector players)   183 121
-

1)20 mining plants extracting hard coal in 30 operations.

2)Source: Industrial Development Agency.

3)Being branches of SRK S.A.

4)Including salt output from KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. “Polkowice-Sieroszowice” mining plant.

5)Including Central Drainage Plant (CZOK).

6)5 brown coal mining plants (including 8 operating open pits and 3 open pits in liquidation).

7)All stages of mining activities (plants conducting operational activity, before the start of mining operation, halted, abandoned, in the process of closure or reclamation).

8)The number provided includes: 2 mining plants extracting minerals from maritime areas of the Republic of Poland, 2 mining plants functioning as branches of Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A., which are the Sanok and Zielona Góra Branches (which all in all include 54 oil or natural gas mines and 7 underground gas storage facilities including 2 underground storage facilities in Sanok Branch for high nitrogen natural gas storage functioning outside the national natural gas grid), and 5 mining plants functioning in the structures of other entities.

9) Including 1 in closure; there are 2 mines functioning within mining plant IKS “Solino”, i.e. Salt Mine and Underground Oil and Fuel Storage Facility “Góra” and Salt Mine “Mogilno”.

10) 2 Cavern Underground Gas Storage Facilities (CUGS “Mogilno”, and CUGS “Kosakowo” in expansion).

11)Because of their peculiarity plants conducting geological works can act within territorial competence of a number of district mining office (increased number of employees).
12)The number of branches of entities may be overestimated due to repeatability of services provided to a number of mining or other plants, which are mentioned in Article 2(1) and Article 86 of the Geological and Mining Law.

 

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