Shargun coal mine

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Shargun coal mine is an underground mine, operated by JSC Shargunkumir, of Uzbekugol, in Shargun, Saryasiya, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan. The mine is currently undergoing an expansion of 900,000 tonnes per annum.[1]

Location

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Background

The mine expansion was revealed in the government's "On programme on further development and modernization of coal industry for 2017-2021." As with other projects, it will be financed from the resources of the companies (US$87.5 million), loans of commercial banks (US$155.6 million), loans of the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan (US$68.7 million) and soft loans of China to the SCO member state (378.7 million).[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:JSC Shargunkumir
  • Parent company: Uzbekugol[1]
  • Developer:
  • Location: Shargun, Saryasiya, Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan
  • Coordinates: 38.463464, 67.975093 (exact)
  • Status: Operating/Proposed[2]
  • Production: 0.9 million tonnes per annum expansion[1]
  • Mineable Reserve: 33 million tonnes [3]
  • Start date: 1958 (2021 expansion)
  • Coal Type: anthracite
  • Mine Type: underground
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 David McHutchon, Plans for Modernization of the Uzbekistan Coal Industry, MineEx Forum, Februrary 27, 2017.
  2. A Project Worth 105 Million Dollars is Implemented in Shargun, Embassy of Uzbekistan, accessed August 2020
  3. JSC “Shargunkumir”, "About Us", Shargun Coal website, Accessed June 2021

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