Chadansky coal mine

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The Chadansky (or Chadan) Coal Mine (Чаданский разрез) is an operating surface coal mine in Tuva Republic, Russia.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the mine[1]

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Background

The Chadansky coal mine is operated by Tuva Mining Company, a subsidiary of Vostsibugol, which is part of En+ Group.[2]

Tuva Mining Company also operates Kaa-Khemsky coal mine, joint production of the two mines in 2020 was 0.536 million tonnes.[3] The two mines are the only coal supplier in the Republic of Tuva.[2]

The Chadansky mine produces about 190,000 tonnes per year, and is located in the Ulug-Chem coal basin.

The mine has a proposed expansion to 0.35 million tonnes of capacity[4]. Public consultation was announced in 2019. The status of the expansion is unknown.

Mine Details

  • Operator: Tuva Mining Company
  • Owner: Vostsibugol
  • Location: 17 km east of Chadan, Dzun-Khemchiksky (Chөөn-Khemchik) District, Tuva Republic, Russia
  • Coordinates: 51.318704, 91.839437 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 0.2 Mt (estimate), joint production with Kaa-Khemsky coal mine - 0.536 Mt (2020)
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Bituminous (Thermal)
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 1964
  • Source of Financing:

Project Expansion Details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Capacity: increase by 0.15Mt to 0.35 Mt[4]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:


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References

  1. Chadaana Coal Mine, Wikimapia, accessed May 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Тувинская горнорудная компания предупреждает о срыве поставок угля из-за перекупщиков". Interfax Russia. February 9, 2022.
  3. "ИТОГИ РАБОТЫ УГОЛЬНОЙ ПРОМЫШЛЕННОСТИ РОССИИ ЗА ЯНВАРЬ-ДЕКАБРЬ 2020 ГОДА". cyberleninka.ru. 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Расширение угольного разреза «Чаданский» с увеличением мощности до 350 тыс. т угля в год". ovos.ru. October 10, 2019.

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