Baysun coal mine

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Baysun Coal Mine is a surface mine in Baysun, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan. [1]


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JSC Shargunkumir operates the mine, which is owned by Boysunkumir LLC. The mine produces 50,000 tonnes of coal per year, with plans to expand production up to 450,000 tonnes per annum.[2]

Mine Details

  • Operator: JSC Shargunkumir [2]
  • Owner: Boysunkumir LLC [2]
  • Location: Baysun, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan [2]
  • Coordinates: 38.19787584, 67.21157266 (Approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 0.05 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) Proposed Expansion to 0.45 Mtpa [2]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves: 16.9 million tonnes [1]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous [3]
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 1982 [1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Uzbek Coal, "Proposals on realization of government stake in JSC “Shargunkumir” to strategic investors.", Uzbek Coal website, Accessed April 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 UZ Daily, "Design layer of coal was reached at Baysun coal deposit", UZ Daily website, Accessed April 2021
  3. U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey, "2015 Minerals Yearbook Uzbekistan", Accessed March 2021

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