Supervised plants

Polish Mining Industry - plants supervised by the mining authorities in 2021, including employment and output data.

  Mining or other plant/entity type No. Employment - own team
(as on
31.12.2021)
Output in 2021
1.
Underground:
36 82 403
 
hard coal 20(1) 68 081 55 006,4 thousand tons (2)
hard coal (in closure) 8(3) 1 332 -
hard coal under construction 1 10 -
copper ore 3 11 857 31 583,7  thousand tons
zink and lead ore 1 238 -
salt 1 7473 937,8 thousand tons (4)
gypsum and anhydrite 1 87 140,0 thousand tons
extracting curative brine 1 25 650 m3
2.
 
Plants conducting activities described in Article 2(1) of the Geological and Mining Law
22(5) 1 564 -
Including plants performing tunnelling with the use of mining technologies
3 131 -
3.
 
Surface:
7 364
26 439
 
- covered by the mining ownership
10 4 549
 N/D
lignite 5(6) 4 446 52 424,3 thousand tons
other 5 103 N/D
- covered by the property rights in land
7 354(7) 21 890
N/D
4.

 

  
Drilling:
98 3 444  
oil and gas 8 (8) 2 554 854 thousand tones + 4,920 billion m3
salt (9) 92 2 965,7 thousand tons
sulphur 2 348 449,1 thousand tons
therapeutic and thermal waters and brines 80 365 13 690 thousand m3
methane from seams 3 12 3 957,0  thousand m3
underground gas storage (10) 73 -
underground storage of waste in closure 1 0 -
5. Plants conducting geological works as described in Article 86 of the Geological and Mining Law 200 3 056(11) -
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT (own team together)
116 906 -
6.  Branches of entities conducting professional activities entrusted to them in mining or plant operations 3887(12)  50 503  -
 Including branches of entities performing tunnelling with the use of mining technologies  12 125  -
EMPLOYMENT IN TOTAL (own team together with third sector players)   167 409
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  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 7 operating open pits and 4 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 52 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 4 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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