Khuut coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
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The Khuut Coal Mine is an operating surface coal mine in Dornod Province, Mongolia.


The map below shows the location of the mine, 35km west of Matad, in Matad District, Dornod Province, Mongolia.

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The Khuut coal mine is a surface lignite coal mine. It is operated by Buman-Olz LLC, a Mongolian-owned private company. It produced 120,000 tons in 2017.[1][2]

Proposed expansion

The mine's owner, Buman-Olz LLC, has plans to increase production to 7–10 million tons per year.[1] The company has also found lithium and rare-earth minerals at the site.[3]


  • Owner: Buman-Olz LLC
  • Parent Company:
  • Location: 35km west of Matad, Matad District, Dornod Province, Mongolia
  • GPS Coordinates: 46.9565721, 114.8309159 (exact)
  • Status: Operating / Proposed
  • Current Production Capacity: 0.12 MT/year
  • Proposed Production Capacity: 7–10 MT/year
  • Total Reserves: 294 MT
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Workforce: 130
  • Source of Financing:

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