Heroes of Space Coal Mine

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The Heroes of Space Coal Mine (Heroyiv Kosmosu in Ukrainian) is an operating underground coal mine in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine.


The map below shows the [approximate] location of the mine, near Verbky village, in Pavlohrad Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine.[1]

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The Heroes of Space coal mine is an underground coal mine. It is operated by DTEK Pavlogradugol, a subsidiary of DTEK Group, which is owned by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov.[2][3]


  • Owner: DTEK Pavlogradugol
  • Parent Company: DTEK Group (owned by Rinat Akhmetov)
  • Location: Verbky, Pavlohrad Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine
  • GPS Coordinates: 48.5954636, 35.9563957 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 3.1 million tonnes [4] [5]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1978
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Шахта имени Героев Космоса, Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  2. Шахта імені Героїв Космосу, Wikipedia (Ukrainian), accessed Mar. 2021.
  3. Шахта имени Героев космоса, MiningWiki.ru, accessed Apr. 2021.
  4. Pavlovgrad News, "Miners of the mine them. Heroes of Space fulfilled the annual production plan of 3.1 million tons of coal", Pavlovgrad News website, Accessed May 2021
  5. National Technical University "Dnipro Polytechnic", Ukraine, "Assessment of Geotechnical Factors Affecting Activation of Deformation Processes in the Massive Rocks in the Environment of Long Mines", p. 100, Accessed May 2021

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