Borly coal mines

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The Borly coal mines are open-pit surface operations, run by Borly Coal Department, a subsidiary of Kazakhmys Corporation, a major copper mining company, producing 7.3 million tonnes of coal per annum, near Zhangeldi, Kazakhstan.

The operational pits include Borlynskoe and Kuu-Chekinskoe (Kuucheckin). They provide coal to the Karaganda power station.[1]


The below map shows the location of the Borly coal mines in Kazakhstan.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Borly Coal Department[1]
  • Parent Company: Kazakhmys Corporation[1]
  • Location: Zhangeldi, Kazakhstan
  • GPS Coordinates: 49.854420, 73.106816 (exact)[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 7.3 million tonnes per year[1]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 419 million tonnes[1]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous (thermal)[1]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: surface, open pit
  • Start Year: 1956[1]
  • Source of Financing:
  • Number of employees:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Kazakhmys PLC, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) Report, accessed September 2020
  2. Kazakhmys, About, accessed September 2020

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