Beregovoy coal mine

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The Beregovoy Coal Mine is a surface coal mine in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.


The map below shows the location of the mine, near Chuvashka, in Novokuznetsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1]

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The Beregovoy coal mine is a surface coal mine. It is operated by UK Yuzhnaya OAO, a subsidiary of Sibuglemet, which in turn is a subsidiary of Evraz.

The mine — along with other large surface mines in the area — has faced opposition from Shor people, an Indigenous group that lives and traditionally hunts in the area where the mine is now located.[2]

In March 2019, a judge shut the mine down for 90 days, after multiple mining safety violations were found.[3]


  • Owner: UK Yuzhnaya OAO - Sibuglemet
  • Parent Company: Evraz
  • Location: Chuvashka, in Novokuznetsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 53.615321, 87.871742 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 2.14 mtpa[4]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 2012[4]
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Участок «Береговой», Wikimapia, accessed Apr. 2021.
  2. Sergey Kozlovsky, "У нас тут Сирия": как выглядит жизнь рядом с угольными разрезами, BBC Russian, 19 Nov. 2018.
  3. В Мысках приставы приостановили работу угольного разреза,, 5 Mar. 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "АО «Угольная компания Южная»". Sibuglemet. Retrieved Mar 18, 2022.

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