Kotinskaya coal mine

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The Kotinskaya coal mine is a closed underground coal mine, operated by JSC SUEK, a subsidiary of SUEK, producing 3 million tonnes per annum, near Bol-shaya Talda, in Kuzbass coalfield, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1] In 2016, the company combined the mine with the No. 7 mine to form the Yalevsky coal mine.[2]


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Coal Mine Background

The construction of the Kotinskaya mine of the Kiselevskugol Management Company began in 1994. Then further construction was frozen until 2001.[3]

In September 2016, Kotinskaya and No.7, were technically combined into one, the joint enterprise was named the mine named after V. D. Yalevsky.[3]

SUEK invested 10 billion rubles (more than $145 million) in the Yalevsky mine between 2013 and 2018.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: JSC SUEK
  • Parent Company: SUEK
  • Location: Bol-shaya Talda, Kuzbass
  • GPS Coordinates: 54.221147, 86.957648 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 3 MTPA[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Thermal[5]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground, longwall mining[4]
  • Start Year: 1994
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Mechel, "Elga is Mechel’s strategic investment project," YouTube, 20 August 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 New Cat AFC and beam stage loader for SUEK Kotinskaya, International Mining, October 16, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Russian Wikipedia, "Шахта «Котинская»," Russian Wikipedia, accessed 18 February 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Coal Age, "SUEK Sets Longwall Record at Yalevsky Mine," Coal Age, 13 September 2018.
  5. SUEK AG, "Kuzbass," SUEK AG website, accessed 18 February 2020.

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