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The Third Coal Mine The Third Coal Mine
Proposal : Lei Zhao
Country:China
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Thelargest anthracite base in China is Shanxi, Yangquan. No.3 coal mine ofYangquan Coal Group was once the largest coal mine in Asia. One hundredthousand coal miners have produced two hundred and thirty million tons of coalin the past 67 years. This documentary is the epitome of Chinese coal industryThemain characters are three captains of the coal mining teams. They are Yonglin Song, Haibin Li, Yaoqin Zhang. We're really recording stories thathappen in their lives and work. It shows the hard work of ordinary coalminers and the emotion of ordinary people. After 67 years of mining, No.3coal mine is facing the problem of coal resource exhaustion, it willbe closed in 2018.The three mining captains and more than six thousandminers are about to face new jobs and challenges.