Khushuut Coal Mine

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Khushuut Coal Mine (Хөшөөт төсөлд) is an operating coal mine in Darvi soum, Khovd, Mongolia.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Khushuut Coal Mine Darvi soum, Khovd, Mongolia 46.807231, 93.309621 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the coal mine:

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year
Operating[1] 2010[1]

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
3[2] Surface[1] Open Pit[1] 6[1] 60* 2462[3]

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
87.9[4] Bituminous Thermal & Met[4]

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Mongolia Energy Corporation [MoEnCo ] Mongolia Energy Corporation [MoEnCo ] Mongolia

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


The Khushuut mine is operated by Leighton Asia and owned by Mongolia Energy Corporation, a Hong Kong listed public company in Mongolia.[5] The Khushuut coal mine is situated in the Khovd Province of western Mongolia. Owned by Mongolia Energy Corporation (MEC), the mine is spread over 600ha. MEC commenced trial production with the first ore shipped in October 2010. The company is planning to produce about 3Mt of coal in the first year by the end of 2011. It intends to expand the capacity to more than 5Mt in the future.[6]

  • Operator: Leighton Asia
  • Owner: Mongolia Energy Corporation
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  • GPS Coordinates: 46.807231, 93.309621 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
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  5. Australian Trade Commission, "Mongolian Mining Projects Report 2011", January 2011, page 46. (This report is not available online).
  6. Khushuut Coal Mine Mining Technology, Accessed October 2023.