Alardinskaya coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
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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.


The map below shows the location of the mine, in Malinovka, Kaltansky Urban District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[2]

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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 [3][4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Raspadskaya Coal Company[1]
  • Parent Company: Evraz[1]
  • Location: Malinovka, Kaltansky Urban District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 53.414136, 87.315216 (exact)
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Production Capacity: 2.91 million tonnes[5]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 87.6 million tonnes (Proven and Probable Reserves) [6]
  • Coal type: Bitmonius (Met), Coking coal[5]
  • Mine Size: Depth: 700 m [7]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1957
  • Workforce: Approximately 1000 [8]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Evraz, "Novokuznetsk site," Evraz website, accessed 7 January 2020.
  2. Шахта «Алардинская» (Малиновка) coal mine, Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  3. Reuters, "Accident shuts 2nd Evraz coal mine in Russia", Reuters website, Accessed February 2021
  4. Шахта «Алардинская»,, accessed Mar. 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Evraz, "EVRAZ launches Yerunakovskaya-VIII mine," Evraz website, 26 February 2013.
  6. Evraz, "Annual Report 2018", Evraz website, Accessed April 2021
  7. United States Environmental Protection Agency, "Pre-feasibility Study for Coal Mine Methane Drainage and Utilization Russian Federation", Global Methane website, Accessed February 2021.
  8. Evraz, "Novokuznetsk site: Alardinskaya", Evraz website, Accessed February 2021

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