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Supervised plants

Polish Mining Industry - plants supervised by the mining authorities in 2018, including employment and output data.

 Mining or other plant/entity typeNo.
Employment
(as on
31.12.2018)

Output in 2018

1.
Underground:
43
91 014
 
  • hard coal

20(1)

75 225

63 384,0 thousand tons (2)

  • hard coal (in closure)

16(3)

1 749

-

  • copper ore

3

12 154

31 804,9  thousand tons

  • zink and lead ore

1

998

1 674,0  thousand tons

  • salt

1

772

901,3   thousand tons (4)

  • gypsum and anhydrite

1

101

150,6 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)

1 992

-

3.
 
Surface:
7 384
 
29 033
 
 
- covered by the mining ownership
16
6 493
 N/D
  • lignite

11(6)

6 449

58 567,1 thousand tons

  • other

5

44

 N/D

- covered by the property rights in land

7 368(7)

22 540

N/D

4.
Drilling:
94
3 417
 
  • oil and gas

(8)

2 576

992,0 thousand tones + 5,057 billion m3

  • salt

(9)

89

3 248,3 thousand tons

  • sulphur

2

306

617,4 thousand tons

  • therapeutic and thermal waters and brines

75

368

13 576 thousand m3

  • methane from seams

3

6

5 213,2  thousand m3

 
  • underground gas storage

(10)

72

-

 
  • underground storage of waste in closure

1

0

-

Total basic minerals
7 543
125 456
-
Plants conducting geological works as described in Article 86 of the Geological and Mining Law
181
3 338(11)
-
Branches of entities conducting professional activities entrusted to them in mining or plant operations
3816 (12)
51 628
-
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT
-
180 422
-

1)21 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)including 3 pits in closure.

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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