Baysun coal mine

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Baysun Coal Mine is an underground mine in Baysun, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the mine.

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Boysunkumir LLC operates the mine, which is owned by Shargunkumir JSC.[2] In turn, Shargunkumir is 99.86% owned by O’zbekiston Temir yo’llari JSC (Uzbekistan Railways).[3]

As of 2020, the mine was producing about 50,000 tonnes of coal per year, with plans to expand production up to 450,000 tonnes per annum.[4] As of January 2023, the expansion project does not appear to have progressed. The President of Uzbekistan mentions the development of Baysun coal field as a future project as well as the need to attract investors.[5]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Boysunkumir LLC
  • Owner: Shargunkumir JSC
  • Location: Baysun, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan[4]
  • Coordinates: 38.19787584, 67.21157266 (Approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 0.05 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)
  • Total Reserves: 12.9 million tonnes[6]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous[7]
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1982[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Project Expansion Details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Capacity: 0.4 Mt up to 0.45Mt[4]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Start Year: unknown
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Uzbek Coal, "Proposals on realization of government stake in JSC “Shargunkumir” to strategic investors.", Uzbek Coal website, Accessed April 2021
  2. "На Байсунском угольном месторождении достигнут проектный пласт каменного угля". January 2020. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Shargunkumir - About US". Retrieved February 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help); External link in |website= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 UZ Daily, "Design layer of coal was reached at Baysun coal deposit", UZ Daily website, Accessed April 2021
  5. "Рассмотрены проекты в горно-добывающей промышленности". January 2023. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. Uzbekistan 2022 Energy Policy Review, IEA, 2022
  7. "Продукция, производимая обществом". Retrieved February 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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