Nishbash mine

From Global Energy Monitor
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The Nishbash mine is a proposed coal mine, owned by Uzbekugol, to produce 4 million tonnes per annum, near Angren, Tashkent oblast, Uzbekistan.


The below map shows the approximate location for the mine near Angren, Tashkent oblast, Uzbekistan.

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In June 2017 Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved the "Program for Further Development and Modernization of the Coal Industry until 2021" which includes a plan to develop the 4 million tonnes per year Nishbash coal mine.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Uzbekugol
  • Parent Company: Uzbekugol
  • Location: Angren, Tashkent oblast, Uzbekistan
  • GPS Coordinates: 40.9669317, 70.1631096 (approximate)
  • Status Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 4 million tonnes per year[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: surface, open pit
  • Start Year: 2022[3]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources

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  1. Uzbekistan to Modernize Coal Industry, Mining Connection, Jul. 5, 2017
  2. Plans for modernization of the Uzbekistan’s coal industry in 2017-2021, Minex Forum, Feb. 27, 2017
  3. Digging Deeper, Jahon News, March 23, 2017