Beisky-Zapadniy coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
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The Beisky-Zapadniy coal mine is a proposed coal mine near the Kirbinsky and Kuibyshevsky villages, in the Beysky district of the Republic of Khakassia, Russia.

Location

The proposed coal mine is near the Kirbinsky and Kuibyshevsky villages, shown below.

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Background

According to a document from the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the construction of the infrastructure for this mine is in progress, with up to 2 million tons of coal mined from Beisky-Zapadny site in 2020.[1]

Between the Beisky-Zapadny mine and the Mayrykhsky mine, Coalstar expects to produce 30 million tons of year by 2027.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Coalstar ("KOULSTAR" LLC)
  • Parent Company:
  • Location: Near the Kirbinsky and Kuibyshevsky villages, in the Beysky district of the Republic of Khakassia, Russia.[2]
  • GPS Coordinates: 54.4110087, 86.2568613 (approximate)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 20 mtpa[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 1 billion, 134 million tons[3]
  • Coal type: Thermal
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: open pit[3]
  • Start Year: 2025[3]
  • Source of Financing:

Related SourceWatch articles

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, "Strategy and Programme for Russia’s Coal Industry Development to 2035," January 2020.
  2. "Why was only one coal mine in Khakassia targeted by activists," "19 Rus website," March 11, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "The Mairykhsky open pit-mine will receive a license for coal plot in Beiskskiy-West coal area," "Coal Star website," accessed July 2020.