Shaanxi to Build China’s First Coal Slurry Pipeline

Source:, Mar 7, 2011

Northwestern China’s Shaanxi province would set up China’s first coal slurry pipeline, Xi’an Evening reported, citing local authorities.

With a total length of 742km and investment up to 6.8 billion yuan, the pipeline will start from Shenmu county, Yulin city, and end at Weinan city, according to Weinan Development and Reform Commission.

The pipeline, to be constructed by Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd., will have annual transmission capacity of 10 million tonnes coal slurry, said the commission.