Usinsk-1 coal mine

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The Usinsk-1 coal mine is a proposed coal mine located in Komi Republic, Russia.

Location

The map below shows the location of the town of Vorkuta, the approximate location of the proposed mine, in Vorkuta Urban District, Komi Republic, Russia.

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Background

Vorkutaugol began exploring the plot of the Usinsk deposit in 2012. According to the license agreement, the construction phase of the new mine should start no later than 2017. By 2020, the facility should be commissioned for operation.[1]

Project details

  • Sponsor: Vorkutaugol[2]
  • Parent Company: Severstal-Resource[2]
  • Location: near Vorkuta, Vorkuta Urban District, Komi Republic, Russia
  • GPS Coordinates: 67.5027536, 63.9918311 (approximate)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 4 mtpa[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 621 million tons[4]
  • Coal type: Coking coal of grade 2Zh[4]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground[4]
  • Start Year: 2020
  • Source of Financing:

Related GEM.wiki articles

  1. "Severstal Plans Construction of 5 Mln MT Mine at Usinsk Deposit in Komi," "Severstal website," March 22, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Severstal Plans Construction of 5 Mln MT Mine at Usinsk Deposit in Komi," "Severstal website," March 22, 2013.
  3. Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, "Strategy and Programme for Russia’s Coal Industry Development to 2035," January 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Katya Bouckley, Russia's Severstal mulls 5 mil mt/year coking coal development at Usinsk mine," "S&P Global," March 22, 2013.