Angren coal mine

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Angren coal mine is a proposed surface mine, operated by Uzbekugol, to produce 4 million tonnes per annum, in Angren, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The mine will begin production in 2020-2021.[1]

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]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent company: Uzbekugol[1]
  • Developer:
  • Location: Angren, Okhangaron, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Coordinates: 41.036101, 70.180128 (exact)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production: 4 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Type:
  • Start date: 2020
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Mine Type: Surface, open pit
  • Consumer: Angren power station
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 David McHutchon, Plans for Modernization of the Uzbekistan Coal Industry, MineEx Forum, Februrary 27, 2017.

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