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Conveyor belt

The conveyor belt, which is driven by an electric motor, is located at the exit of the inclined conveyance heading of the Prosper-Haniel colliery.
It was put into operation in 1986 and consists of a 3.5 km-long connection between the 6th underground level and the coal processing plant on the surface. The mined coal is hauled centrally to the surface by use of this conveyor belt. Likewise, the bac…