Karaganda Mine Complex

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Karaganda Mine Complex is a group of underground coal mines, operated by JSC AcrelorMittal Temirtau, a subsidiary of ArcelorMittala, producing 4.3 million tonnes per annum, Karaganda Province, Kazakhstan.

The operating mines include the Abayskaya coal mine, Kazakhstanskaya coal mine, Kostenko coal mine, Kuzembaev coal mine, Lenin coal mine, Saranskaya coal mine, Shakhtinskaya coal mine, and Tentekskaya coal mine.[1]


The below map shows the exact locations of these eight mines, in Karaganda Province, Kazakhstan.

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The mines supply coking coal for steelmaking at the ArcelorMittal Temirtau steel plant.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: JSC AcrelorMittal Temirtau
  • Parent Company: ArcelorMittala
  • Location: Karaganda province, Kazakhstan
  • GPS Coordinates: various
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 4.3 million tonnes per year
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 110 million tonnes [2]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous (met)
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground, Longwall
  • Mine Depth: 565 m[3]
  • Start Year: 1969 (Kazakhstanskaya mine opening)
  • Source of Financing:
  • Number of employees: 6455

Articles and resources


  1. Karaganda Complex, Mining Data Solution, accessed September 2020
  2. Mining Data Solutions, "Karaganda Complex", Mining Data Online website, Accessed June 2021
  3. Deep Gassy Coal Mines of Karaganda Coal Basin, U.S. EPA, December 2011

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