Angren coal mine

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Angren coal mine is a surface mine, operated by Uzbekugol, in Angren, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The mine began production in 2020.[1][2] It is the largest coal mine in Uzbekistan.[3]

Location

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Background

The new mine was first revealed in the government's "On programme on further development and modernization of coal industry for 2017-2021." As with other projects, it will be financed from the resources of the companies (US$87.5 million), loans of commercial banks (US$155.6 million), loans of the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan (US$68.7 million) and soft loans of China to the SCO member state (378.7 million).[1]

In 2020, the mine produced 3.7 million tonnes. In 2021, it is planned to produce 4.5 million tonnes[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent company: Uzbekugol[1]
  • Developer:
  • Location: Angren, Okhangaron, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Coordinates: 41.036101, 70.180128 (exact)
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Capacity: 4.5 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Production: 3.5 million tonnes (approximately)
  • Type:
  • Start date: 2020
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Mine Type: Surface, open pit
  • Consumer: Angren power station
  • Source of financing:

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