On October 10th, Mr. Li Xiyong, Chairman of the Board of Yanzhou Coal Mining Company, attended the 14th National Striving for Excellence Meeting in Beijing. During the meeting, Yanzhou Coal Mining Company (Yanzhou Coal), receiving the confirmation in the re-evaluation session, was awarded again the National Quality Award by virtue of its number-one ranking. Mr. Wang Zhongyu, Vice Chairman of the Tenth CPPCC National Committee, and Mr. Jia Fuxing, President of China Quality Association presented the award to Mr. Li Xiyong.
The National Quality Award is the highest award in the field of Chinese business running and management, enjoying the reputation of China’s Oscar in Quality” because of its strict accreditation requirements. As of 2014, there were 115 companies honored with this award. Yanzhou Coal is the first and also the only coal enterprise that has won the National Quality Award twice, and sets an example benchmark for the national coal industry in pursuing excellence continuously.