Buuruljuut coal mine

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The Buuruljuut coal mine is a proposed coal mine in Dundgovi Province, Mongolia.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location for the proposed mine, 120 km from Ulaanbaatar in Dundgovi Province’s Bayanjargalan district.

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Background

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.[1]

The bankable feasibility study for the project was completed in 2018.[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]

Mine Details

  • 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
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  • Coal type: Lignite
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  • Mine type: Surface
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