Chernigovets coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.

The Chernigovets (or Chernigovskiy) coal mine is an operating coal mine in the town of Berezovsky in the Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. It is owned by SDS UGOL, a subsidiary of Siberian Business Union-Coal.


The map below shows the location of the Chernigovets mine, near Berezovsky, in Kemerovsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1]

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SDS UGOL was created in 2006. Large-scale mining began at Chernigovets mine in 2011.[2] The mine complex processes coal from the Kedrovsko-Krokhalyovskoye and Glushinskoye coal deposits.[3]

In 2018, it was announced that there were plans to expand the complex, from producing around 7.5 - 8.5 million tons per year to producing 10.9 million tonnes in 2025 and 15 million tonnes in 2035.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SDS UGOL
  • Parent Company: Siberian Business Union-Coal[4]
  • Location: near Berezovsky, in Kemerovsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 55.6002889, 86.0931788 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity:7.5 Mtpa[5]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 141 million tons[5]
  • Coal type: Thermal[6]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: open pit[2]
  • Start Year: 2011[2]
  • Source of Financing:

Expansion details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: Double production to reach 15 mtpa[3]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Start Year: 2035[3]
  1. Черниговский угольный разрез, Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "A powerful excavator started work at the Chernigovets open pit," "SDS-Ugol website," August 2, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Visit to Chernigovets open-cut mine," "Volga Trader," August 27, 2018.
  4. "Siberian Business Union Coal," "Better Coal website," accessed July 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, "Strategy and Programme for Russia’s Coal Industry Development to 2035," January 2020.
  6. "MECHEL OAO: Form 20-F For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013," "UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION," 2014.