Chitaugol Vostochny coal mine

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The Chitaugol Vostochny Coal Mine (Восточный разрез) is an operating surface coal mine in Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.

It is not to be confused with Vostochny coal mine in Novosibirsk or Vostochny coal mine (Salek).

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the mine, near Drovyanaya, in Ulyotovsky District, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.

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Background

The Vostochny coal mine is operated by Chitaugol LLC, a subsidiary of Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK).[1][2]

SUEK mines lignite coal at two surface mines in Zabaykalsky Krai - at Vostochny coal mine and Kharanorsky coal mine. Coal is supplied predominantly to the nearby power stations.[3]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Chitaugol LLC
  • Owner: Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
  • Location: Drovyanaya, Uletovsky District, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia
  • Coordinates: 51.6322479, 113.0312485 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.1 Mt (2018)[4], 1.5 Mt (2020)[5], 1.53 Mt (2021)[6]
  • Total Reserves: 151 Mt[7]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Lignite[3]
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 1982
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Плодотворный шахтерский год, SUEK press release, 11 Dec. 2018.
  2. Alexei Malashenko, Уголь и воды «Восточного», Chita.ru, 12 Apr. 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 SUEK. "Our Operations". Retrieved September 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. SUEK Production Figures
  5. "ИТОГИ РАБОТЫ УГОЛЬНОЙ ПРОМЫШЛЕННОСТИ РОССИИ ЗА ЯНВАРЬ-ДЕКАБРЬ 2020 ГОДА". cyberleninka.ru. 2021.
  6. "СУЭК удерживает добычу за счет бурого угля". argusmedia.com. July 27, 2022.
  7. "2021 Annual Report". suek.ru.

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