Buuruljuut coal mine
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The Buuruljuut coal mine is a proposed coal mine in Dundgovi Province, Mongolia.
The map below shows the approximate location for the proposed mine, 120 km from Ulaanbaatar in Dundgovi Province’s Bayanjargalan district.
On May 31, 2016, the Mongolia Minister of Energy signed an investment and electricity sales and purchase agreement for the Buuruljuut coal mine and an associated 2 x 300 MW coal plant, the Buuruljuut power station. The project is sponsored by Bodi International Group and Power China Resources, and is planned for Bayanjargalan district.
The bankable feasibility study for the project was completed in 2018. In December 2018 it was reported that Bodi International LLC signed a US$566 million agreement with Sinosteel for the coal mine and coal plant.
In August 2020, Mongolia's energy minister visited the proposed Buuruljuut coal mine site. The mine is expected to produce 1.2 to 5 million tons of coal per year.
- Owner: Tsetsens Mining & Energy
- Parent company: Bodi International Group
- Location: Bayanjargalan district, Dundgovi Province, Mongolia
- GPS coordinates: 45.756667, 107.993056 (approximate)
- Mine status: Proposed
- Annual Capacity: 1.2 - 5 mtpa
- Mineable reserves:
- Coal type: Lignite
- Mine size:
- Mine type: Surface
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Articles and resources
- Khaliun Chimeddorj, "Buuruljuut mine and power plant investment agreement signed," UB Post, June 3, 2016
- "Bankable Feasibility Study on First Stage 300 MW Power Plant at Buuruljuut," Tsetsens Mining & Energy LLC, 2018
- "集团快讯】中商联合建设开发集团与蒙古国宝迪集团签约合作," CBU Group, 2018-12-25
- "Салбарын сайд Бөөрөлжүүтийн уурхайн үйл ажиллагаатай танилцлаа," Mongolian Mining Journal, 2020-08-25