Apartak Coal Mine

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Apartak Coal Mine (Апартакский разрез) is an operating coal mine in Ahangaran, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Apartak Coal Mine Ahangaran, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 41.061419, 70.131543 (exact)

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Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
Surface Open Pit 50* *

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
Lignite Thermal Angren power station; Novo-Angren power station

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Uzbekkomir JSC Uzbekkomir JSC Uzbekistan

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


Apartak Coal Mine is a surface coal mine in Ahangaran, Tashkent Region, Uzbekistan. The Apartak coal mine is owned and operated by Uzbekkomir JSC (Uzbekugol), which is a state-owned company. The Apartak mine is adjacent to the bigger Angren coal mine.

The mine once produced a fractional share- 50,000 tonnes- but in 2020 produced 400,000 tonnes with plans to boost expansion to 1 million tonnes.[1]

A notice published in October 2022 by Uzbekugol stated that 2022 production will reach 0.5 million tonnes and will stay at that level in 2023-2026.[2] In February 2023, the company published a press release stating that 2022 production together with Angren coal mine reached 5.07 million tonnes, an increase of 4% compared with 2021[3].

  • Owner: Uzbekkomir JSC
  • Parent: State Assets Management Agency (Uzbekistan)
  • Location: Ahangaran, Tashkent Region, Uzbekistan
  • Coordinates: 41.0614, 70.1315 (exact)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Start year:
  • Production: 0.4 million tonnes (2020), 0.5 million tonnes (2022)[3], 5.07 million tonnes (2022 jointly with the Angren coal mine)
  • Total reserves (Mt):
  • Coal type: Lignite (Thermal)
  • Mine type: Surface
  • Source of financing:

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  1. Uzbekistan plans to completely close the demand for coal in the domestic market in three years, UZMiningExpo, October 2020
  2. "Добыча угля на 2022-2026". uzbekcoal.uz. October 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "АО «Узбекуголь»: в 2022 году добыто угля на 200 тысяч тонн больше, чем в году 2021". uzbekcoal.uz. February 2023. {{cite web}}: line feed character in |title= at position 49 (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)