Russian Megafactories: The World Coal Mine Where Monster Trucks Reign Supreme

The cost of coal varies significantly since the quality of the coal and transportation costs heavily influence it. The average cost for one ton of coal in Russia costs about $180.

The cost of coal varies significantly since the quality of the coal and transportation costs heavily influence it. The average cost for one ton of coal in Russia costs about $180.

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The Kuznetsk Basin (Kuzbass) is one of the largest coal mining areas in the world. It is situated in the Kemerovo region which is located in Western Siberia. The Kuzbass’ oldest coal is estimated to be approximately 350 million years old.

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