Zaozhuang November 29 - With 100 year of history behind it, Shandong Energy Zaozhuang Mining Group recently became the star of "Across China" program of CCTV4. At the end of July this year, the crew from CCTV International Channel spent a month in Zaozhuang to shoot for a 5-episode series titled "The Transform of Coal City" focuses on the transformation, innovation and transformation Zaozhuang. The third episode especially focuses Gaomei Company of Zaozhuang Mining Group as a unique representative of modern intelligent coal mines. "The Transform of Coal City" was broadcast on CCTV Chinese International Channel (cctv4) from November 26th to 30th.
Zaozhuang is a famous "coal city" since late 19thcentury. Zhongxing Company, the predecessor of Zao Mining Group established in 1878, is the first national mining industry completely owned by the Chinese. In the 1930s, Zhongxing Coal Mine Company was praised along with Kailuan and Fushun as China's “three major coal mines”. The first stock in the history of Chinese industry was also listed here.