EURACOAL: Visit to an opencast lignite mine visit in Garzweiler (near Cologne)

  • Do you want to visit a bucket wheel excavator of almost 100m height?
  • See how algae transform CO2?


8.00: Departure from Brussels Montgoméry by bus
10.00/10.30: Arrival at „Zechenhaus Tagebau Garzweiler“ Welcome and Introduction
11.00: Visit to the open cast mine and recultivation area
12.30: Lunch at the „Zechenhaus Tagebau Garzweiler“
13.45: Ride to the info centre at power plant Niederaußem
14.15: Presentation of the Innovation Centre Coal followed by a visit
16.00/16.30: Departure to Brussels

For information and registration you can contact EURACOAL at or phone: 02-775 31 76.