Datong


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Datong

or

Tatung

(both: dä`to͞ong), city (1994 est. pop. 845,000), N Shanxi prov., China. It is an important industrial and railway center in a region of great coal deposits. A major, highly mechanized coal mine is there. Manufactures are a mix of light and heavy industrial products. As Pingchang, the city was (5th–6th cent.) the capital of the Northern Wei kingdom. Nearby limestone grottoes at Yungang contain Buddhist art, including more than 50,000 statues, from the 5th and 6th cent.
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More than 600 rescuers had been working to pump water from the shaft and drill holes from the surface at the Jiangjiawan mine near the northern city of Datong.
When the accident occurred about 6:50 pm Sunday at the Datong Coal
The coal mine, owned by Datong Coal Mine Group, has an annual production capacity of 900,000 tonnes.
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22 February 2013 - UK intelligence gathering equipment developer Datong Plc (LON:DTE) said on Friday its board had begun a formal sale process after the company had obtained an approach from an unnamed potential offeror.
22 February 2013 a[euro]" UK intelligence gathering equipment developer Datong Plc (LON:DTE) said on Friday its board had begun a formal sale process after the company had obtained an approach from an unnamed potential offeror.
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A restored ancient wall and temple have become new attractions for Datong tourism.
Executive President Shu Hua recently said mainland China authorities has approved a joint venture plan of his company and the Hon Hai Group to open a solar power plant in Datong City of Shanxi Province.
Petitto makes the Mule longwall shield transporter, and Datong also agreed last week to continue their business and technology collaboration to "improve mining safety and efficiency in the future." Other signed documents from the meeting included a friendship agreement between Shanxi and the state and a memorandum of understanding to promote educational and academic exchanges among higher education institutions in both locations.