China Coal Research Institute (CCRI) was established in the year of 1957 and is the sole large comprehensive R&D organization base in China coal industry. After 50 years of development and construction, CCRI has become a discipline completed, professional setting reasonable, research direction clear with strong technology strength and leading scientific research achievements, and has been a high profile and influence innovation center in coal science and technology and engineering technology R&D. In July 1999, CCRI transferred into S&T enterprise directly under central management. In June 2008, CCRI and China coal international merger and reorganization into China Coal Technology & Engineering Group Corporation (CCTEG), CCRI became the wholly-owned subsidiary of the group corporation. In October 2009, the group corporation implementing inflating management, the research institutes outside of Beijing had been put directly under administration of the group corporation.
Now CCRI mainly engaged in coal conversion and processing technology, environmental protection and energy saving technology, coal mine safety technology and equipment, coal mine automation and information technology, science and technology information and economic research, mine safety products testing, etc.
CCRI have 7 research branches: Beijing Research Institute of Coal Chemistry, Energy Saving Engineering Technology Research Branch, Test Branch; Mine Safety Technology Branch, Safety Equipment Technology Research Branch, Economic and Information Research Branch, 1 center: Logistics Service Center, 2 holding company: ZHEJIANG Coal Science Clean Energy Co., LTD, Inner Mongolia KEXINGTANYE Co., LTD. Several stock-sharing company: SHANXI Coal Machine Equipment Co., LTD of CCRI, SHANXI TIANDI WANGPO COAL MINING Co., LTD, Beijing China Coal Mine Engineering Co., LTD, BEIJING TIANDI HUATAI Mining Engineering & Technology Co., LTD.
There are more than 1000 staff members in CCRI (including 600 professional technical staff members). CCRI had bachelor degree or above accounted for 68%, more than mid-level titles accounting for 39%, 1 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering.
CCRI have national level engineering technology research center of coal water slurry, coal industrial engineering research center for clean coal and coal industry energy conservation monitoring centre. It also has 2 national level and 3 industry level quality inspection centers, 9 industry level key labs, 2 CNAS recognized labs, 1 Doctor Post Research and Development Centre, 1 Doctor's Degree Authorized institute, 3 Master Degree Authorized Institutes.
CCRI has always been the industry's major scientific and technological undertaking unit and the main support power of industry technological progress. After transferring and reorganization, CCRI will adhere history and never stop moving.