Mezhegeyugol coal mine

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The Mezhegeyugol coal mine is an underground mine, operated by Raspadskaya Coal Company, a subsidiary of Evraz, producing 2 million tonnes per annum, in Tuva Republic, Russia.[1]

The company has proposed an expansion of mine capacity to 6 mtpa in 2030.


The map below shows the exact location of the mine, 6km NE of Kochetovo, in Tandinskiy District, Tuva (Tyva) Republic, Russia.[2][3]

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Coal Mine Background

In 2017, installation of modern mine technology improved the production capacity at the mine.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Raspadskaya Coal Company[1]
  • Parent Company: Evraz[1]
  • Location: 6km NE of Kochetovo, Tandinskiy District, Tuva (Tyva) Republic, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 51.391967, 94.110944
  • Status: Existing[1]
  • Production Capacity: 2 mtpa[1]
  • Mineable Reserves: 85.678 million tonnes[4]
  • Coal type: Coking coal[1]
  • Mine Size: 48 km2
  • Mine Depth: 185 m
  • Mine Type: Underground (room and pillar)[1]
  • Start Year: 2016[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Project Expansion

  • Capacity: 7 mtpa

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Evraz, "Mezhegeyugol", Evraz website, accessed 14 January 2020.
  2. Google maps "Mezhegeyugol'", Google maps, accessed 14 January 2020.
  3. Промплощадка ООО «УК «Межегейуголь», Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  4. Evraz, "Annual Report 2019", Evraz website, p. 253, Accessed June 2021

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