Krupiński Coal Mine


During construction, it was called Suszec Coal Mine, like the commune where the deposit's boundaries were located. In 1983, when mining began, a professor of AGH University of Science and Technology and member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Bolesław Krupiński, became the patron of the Coal Mine. In May 2011, methane ignited in the mine, resulting in the death of one miner and two rescuers. Despite protests and rich deposits, the mine was closed in 2017.

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