Nuurst Khotgor coal mine

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The Nuurst Khotgor or Khotgor Shanaga Coal Mine is an operating surface coal mine in Uvs Province, Mongolia.


The map below shows the location of the mine, in Bökhmörön District, Uvs Province, Mongolia.

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The Nuurst Khotgor coal mine is a surface coal mine. It is owned by Korea Coal Corporation (51%), which bought its share in 2010, and Khotgor Shanaga LLC (49%). It produces 1 million tons per year.[1][2]

In 2017–18, the mine was at the center of a corruption scandal involving Finance Minister Chimed Khurelbaatar.[3]


  • Owner: Korea Coal Corporation (51%), Khotgor Shanaga LLC (49%)
  • Parent Company:
  • Location: Bökhmörön District, Uvs Province, Mongolia
  • GPS Coordinates: 49.8497362, 90.8978878 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1 MT/year
  • Total Reserves: 143.3 million tonnes [4]
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

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