Cheremkhovsky coal mine

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The Cheremkhovsky coal mine (разрез Черемховский) is an operating surface mine in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.


The map below shows the exact location of the mine, near Cheremkhovo, in Cheremkhovsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.[1]

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Cheremkhovsky coal mine is operated by Cheremhovugol LLC, part of Vostsibugol, along with the Kasyanovskaya concentrating plant and the Cheremkhovsky loading and transport department.[2][3] Vostsibugol is owned by EN+ Group.

Despite its relatively big size, information on the mine is very limited.

Cheremkhovsky is the oldest mine of Vostsibugol. In 2019 the mine reached reached a 200 million tonne production threshold since its start of operations in 1955.[4]

Cheremkhovsky coal mine produced 4.6 million tonnes in 2018[5] (the latest available annual figure, as of September 2022). In the first half of 2022, Cheremkovsky produced 1.8 million tonnes, which was 26% higher than in the same period in 2021.[6]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Cheremhovugol LLC
  • Owner: Vostsibugol
  • Location: near Cheremkhovo, in Cheremkhovsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
  • Coordinates: 53.264494, 102.942753 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 4.6 million tonnes (2018)[5]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Subbituminous
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 1955

Articles and resources


  1. Участок горных работ ООО «Разрез Черемховуголь», Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  2. Разрез «Черемховуголь», Vostsibugol, 8 June 2014 (accessed via Wayback Machine).
  3. Востсибуголь,, accessed May 2021.
  4. "Востсибуголь добыл на разрезе «Черемховский» двухсотмиллионную тонну угля". 24 January 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Востсибуголь» в 2018 году увеличил добычу угля на 12,3%". 5 February 2019.
  6. "Argus Russian Coal". August 1, 2022.

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