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 owned and operated by Razrez Cheremhovugol LLC. It is considered that Cheremhovugol LLC is part of Vostsibugol[2][3] but EN+ Group's 2022 annual report referred to separate 100% ownership of this subsidiary.[4] Vostsibugol is also ultimately owned by EN+ Group.[4]

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.[5]

Cheremkhovsky coal mine produced 4.6 million tonnes in 2018[6] (the latest available annual figure). In the first half of 2022, Cheremkovsky produced 1.8 million tonnes according to Argus Coal H1 2022 report, which was 26% higher than in the same period in 2021.[7]

Mine Details

  • Owner: Razrez Cheremhovugol LLC
  • Parent: EN+ Group
  • Location: near Cheremkhovo, in Cheremkhovsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
  • Coordinates: 53.264494, 102.942753 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 4.6 million tonnes (2018)[6], 1.8 million tonnes (6m 2022)[7]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Subbituminous (Thermal) [8]
  • 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. 4.0 4.1 "EN+ Group 2022 Annual Report" (PDF). 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Востсибуголь добыл на разрезе «Черемховский» двухсотмиллионную тонну угля". 24 January 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Востсибуголь» в 2018 году увеличил добычу угля на 12,3%". 5 February 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Argus Russian Coal". August 1, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. "Разрез Черемховский". unknown. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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