“Erdenes Tavantolgoi” JSC is a Mongolian state-owned joint-stock company that operates the West Tsankhi section of the Tavan Tolgoi deposit, which is ranked 5th in the world in terms of its size. The deposit has excellent metallurgical coal quality, and the mine is the largest producer of hard coking coal in Mongolia.


The company was established in December 2010 under the Mongolian State Great Khural, and is unique in that 3 billion of its shares are owned by over 2.5 million Mongolian citizens.


The primary objective of “Erdenes Tavantolgoi” (ETT) JSC is to put strategically significant coal deposits into economic circulation, conduct mining operations, and implement infrastructure projects according to legal agreements with the Mongolian government. These activities include the establishment of processing infrastructure and other plants, water supply projects, exploration and research, global delivery logistics and trade in domestic and international stock markets.


The Tavan Tolgoi coal deposit which ETT mines is located 540 km South of Ulaanbaatar and 246 km from the Mongolian-Chinese border, and covers a total area of 17,000 hectares in the Tsogttsetsii soum of Umnugovi province. ETT currently employs 946 people from this area, with a commitment to provide local development opportunities.


Surveys and exploration work was initiated in 2020 by Stantec Consulting International, who performed a resource report following the JORC International Standard which estimated the total reserve at 7.07 billion tons. The total coal reserves already incorporated under ETT’s 8 licensed areas are more modestly estimated at 6.3 billion tons, of which 3.3 billion tons are coking coal and 3 billion tons are thermal coal.


"Erdenes-Tavantolgoi" JSC holds certificate No. 9010001097 for mineral exploration and mining with State Registration Authority no. 5435528.

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