Alardinskaya coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.

The Alardinskaya coal mine is an underground coal mine, operated by Raspadskaya Coal Company, a subsidiary of Evraz, producing 2.91 million tonnes per annum, in Novokuznetsk in the Kuzbass coalfield, in the Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1] It is part of the Yuzhkuzbassugol coal mining complex.


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Coal Mine Background

Raspadskaya Coal Company, a subsidiary of Evraz, operates Yuzhkuzbassugol coal mining complex. Evraz steel mills such as Evraz NTMK steel plant are the main consumers of Alardinskaya’s coal [2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Raspadskaya Coal Company[1]
  • Parent Company: Evraz[1]
  • Location: Novokuznetsk, Kuzbass region, Russia[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 54.147270, 87.383002 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Production Capacity: 2.91 million tonnes[3]
  • Total Resource: 413.7 MT
  • Mineable Reserves: 300 million tonnes[3]
  • Coal type: Bitmonius (Met), Coking coal[3]
  • Mine Size: Depth: 700 m [4]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1957
  • Workforce: Approximately 1000 [5]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Evraz, "Novokuznetsk site," Evraz website, accessed 7 January 2020.
  2. Reuters, "Accident shuts 2nd Evraz coal mine in Russia", Reuters website, Accessed February 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Evraz, "EVRAZ launches Yerunakovskaya-VIII mine," Evraz website, 26 February 2013.
  4. United States Environmental Protection Agency, [ "Pre-feasibility Study for Coal Mine Methane Drainage and Utilization at Alardinskaya and Uskovskaya Coal Mines Kuzbass Coal Basin, Russian Federation"] Global Methane website, Accessed February 2021.
  5. Evraz, "Novokuznetsk site: Alardinskaya", Evraz website, Accessed February 2021

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