The Kolyvansky coal mine is situated in the Novosibirsk region. In 2011 its proven reserves amounted to 97 million tons of useful material. The mine will be used for forty eight years more. The mine belongs to the only coal mining company in the region – “Siberian Anthracite”.
The mine has been developed since 2007.
Here they extract unique antrathite of an ultra high grade.
Anthracite is the most ancient fossil coal of the highest degree of coalification. The best coal is the shining one of black color, with high calorific value.
Anthracites of this mine have unique physical and chemical properties, they have a high content of carbon and low content of sulphur, volatiles and ash.
They apply the transport method of the mine development.
The main equipment is hydraulic excavators Liebherr ER9250 with a bucket capacity of 15m ³.
Besides they have five units of Bucyrus RH120E excavators (bucket capacity is 17 m3).
Besides, they use BelAZ trucks with capacity from 50 to 220 tons.
It’s the Walking Excavator ESH11/70 (bucket capacity – 11 m3).
Coal is transported to two enrichment plants.
EKG 5A excavator with a bucket capacity of 5m3.
They work at night as well.
The bucket capacity is 10m3.
Antracite is widely used in various industrial fields in Russia and abroad. It serves as a natural substitute of coke for producion of steel and ferroalloys in non-ferrous metallurgy, and is also used for making electrode and cathode products.