West-Taymyr Industrial Cluster

From Global Energy Monitor
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The West-Taymyr Industrial Cluster is a proposed mining complex in the Syradasayskoye coal field in the Taymyr peninsula of Russia. Annual production is supposed to reach 10 million tons, and reserves are estimated at 5.7 billion tons.[1]

In addition to the mine, the industrial cluster involves construction of a port, a processing plant, a highway from the open pit to the sea terminal, storage facilities for combustive-lubricating materials and gas stations, as well as a residential camp for staff.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Severnaya Zvezda LLC
  • Parent Company: AEON, Sberbank[2]
  • Location: Taimyr Dolgan-Nenetsky District, Krasnoyarsk Krai
  • GPS Coordinates: 72.7074022, 83.5553208 (approximate)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 10 Mtpa[2]
  • Total Resource: 5.7 billion tons[1]
  • Mineable Reserves: 132 Mt
  • Coal type: Metallurgical, Grade 2Zh[2]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Surface, open pit[2]
  • Start Year: 2022[3]
  • Source of Financing:

Related GEM.wiki articles

  1. 1.0 1.1 Atle Staalesen, "One of Russia’s richest men mulls big investments in Arctic coal and infrastructure," "The Barents Observer," August 14, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Olga Polyanskaya, "Development of the Syradasay coal deposit begins in Taimyr," "Taimyr Telegraph," July 22, 2020.
  3. "West Taymyr Cluster for production of coal concentrate from coking coal," "Yenisey Siberia website," accessed July 2020.