Taldinsky coal mine

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TheTaldinsky coal mine is a surface coal mine in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.


The map below shows the exact location of the mine, near Bolshaya Talda, in Novokuznetsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[1]

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Coal Mine Background

TheTaldinsky coal mine is a surface coal mine, owned by Kuzbassrazrezugol, a subsidiary of Ural Mining Metallurgical Company, producing 13 million tonnes per annum, in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. The initial project envisaged the construction of the country's largest mine with annual production of 30 million tons. During the restructuring of the coal industry following the soviet era the 30 million ton project capacity was abandoned. The mine is one of the largest in the Kemerovo region and Russia.[2][3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kuzbassrazrezugol
  • Parent Company: Ural Mining Metallurgical Company
  • Location: near Bolshaya Talda, in Novokuznetsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 54.177222, 87.190556 (exact)
  • Status: Operational[2]
  • Production Capacity: 13.12 million tons in 2017[2]
  • Total Resource: 900 million tons[4]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: D/G (Bituminous), Thermal coal[3]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Surface, Opencast
  • Start Year: 1986[3]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Талдинский угольный разрез (Талдинское поле), Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kuzbassrazrezugol, Annual Report of Open Joint Stock Company "Coal Company "Kuzbassrazrezugol" 2017," page 3, Kuzbassrazrezugol, June 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Russian Wikipedia, "Разрез Талдинский," Russian Wikipedia, accessed 12 February 2020.
  4. Slava Stepanov, "Russian Megafactories: The world coal mine where monster trucks reign supreme," Russian Beyond, 11 February 2014.

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