Kiselevsky coal mine

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Kiselevsky Coal Mine is a surface mine in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine, in Kiselyovsk Urban District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.

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Kiselevsky open pit LLC operates the mine, which is owned by MelTEK which is affiliated with the Chelyabinsk UGK group.[2] The mine was acquired by melTEK from SDS-Ugol in 2017.[3] A majority of coal produced by melTEK is exported to European and Asian markets. [2]

There are numerous open pit coal mines within a short distance of the melTEK mine in the Kiselevsk area. The mines are reported, according to Need Help, to have caused serious environmental hazards for residents including reports of contaminated drinking water, air pollution, black snow, and noise pollution. The charity also raised environmental concerns over deforestation and destruction of rural land. [4]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Kiselevsky open pit LLC [2]
  • Owner: MelTEK [2]
  • Location: Kiselyovsk Urban District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia [2]
  • Coordinates: 54.03153566, 86.64392235 (Exact or Approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)[1]
  • Reserves: 40 million tonnes (Proven and Probable) [5]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: BITUMINOUS (Thermal)
  • Mine Type: SURFACE
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing: Chelyabinsk UGK group <ref name ="mel">

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Administration of Kuzbass Governments, "The Kiselevsky coal mine", Administration Kuzbass Government website, Accessed March 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 metTEK, 'company', melTEK website, Accessed March 2021
  3. Kommersant JSC, "SDS-Ugol sold the Kiselevsky open-pit mine", Kommersant JSC website, Accessed March 2021
  4. Takie dela, "Noise, Anger, and Coal", Takie dela website, Accessed March 2021
  5. Kommersant JSC, "melTEK buys open cuts", Kommersant JSC website, Accessed March 2021

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