Butovskaya coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Butovskaya coal mine is an underground coal mine, operated by Industrial Metallurgical Holdings (IMH-Coal), producing 2.7 million tonnes per annum for steel works, in the Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.


The Butovskaya mine lies just north of Kemerovo in the Kemerovo Oblast, Siberia, Russia.[1]

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Coal Mine Background

Industrial Metallurgical Holdings purchased a mining license for this mine in 2004. The first stage was commission in 2013 and the second stage in 2017. An expansion, to reach 2.7 million tonnes production per year, is under development.[1] Coal is shipped for processing to Berezovskaya washing plant where coal concentrate is produced.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Industrial Metallurgical Holdings subsidiary IMH-Coal[2]
  • Location: North of Kemerovo city, Kemerovo Oblast, Siberia, Russia.
  • GPS Coordinates: 55.475515, 86.085395 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 2.7 million tonnes[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 23 MT[4]
  • Coal type: Coking coal[1]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground by longwall methods[2][5]
  • Start Year: 2013[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Industrial Metallurgical Holding, "Butovskaya mine" accessed 9 august 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Industrial Metallurgical Holding, "IMH-Coal" accessed 9 August 2019.
  3. Hector Foster, "Russia's IMH to supply 2 mil mt/year merchant pig iron after Tula Steel starts " 18 October 2017.
  4. https://www.metalbulletin.com/events/download.ashx/document/speaker/6537/a0ID000000X0jTnMAJ/Presentation
  5. Industrial Metallurgical Holding, "Session on mines under construction" 13 January 2011.

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