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UDC 662.613.654.1:669.85  © T.G. Cherkasova, E.V. Cherkasova, A.V. Tikhomirova, A.A. Golovachev, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 3, pp. 65-68

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-3-65-68







Cherkasova T.G.1, Cherkasova E.V.1, Tikhomirova A.V.1, A.A. Golovachev1


1T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University (KuzSTU), Kemerovo, 650000, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Cherkasova T.G., Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Director of the Institute of Chemical and Oil and Gas Technologies, e-mail: ctg.htnv@kuzstu.ru 

Cherkasova E.V., PhD (Chemical), Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Institute of Chemical and Oil and Gas Technologies, e-mail: chev.htnv@kuzstu.ru

Tikhomirova A.V., PhD (Chemical), Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Institute of Chemical and Oil and Gas Technologies, e-mail: tav.httt@kuzstu.ru

Golovachev A.A., PhD student of the Institute of Chemical and Oil and Gas Technologies, e-mail: andrei_golovachevbotik@mail.ru



During the combustion and enrichment of coals, slag and sludge wastes are formed, which are a source of environmental pollution. At the same time, these technogenic formations can be considered as a source of valuable components lying on the surface, used in high-tech industries and having high added value. To assess the content of rare elements, the analysis of ash and slag and sludge waste of some heat power plants and processing plants of the Kemerovo region-Kuzbass was carried out. This work is devoted to the results of studying the sludge of one of the enterprises of Kuzbass - the central processing plant "Berezovskaya". Researches have shown the possibility and prospects of complex waste processing with the sequential extraction of a number of components, including rare and rare earth elements.


Coal, Ash slags, Coal sludge, Elemental analysis, Rare and rare earth elements.



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The research was financially supported by a grant from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science (Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1194).


For citation

Cherkasova T.G., Cherkasova E.V., Tikhomirova A.V. & Golovachev A.A. Rare earth elements in Kuzbass coal processing wastes. Ugol’, 2023, (2), pp. 65-68. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-3-65-68.


Paper info

Received February 7, 2023

Reviewed February 15, 2023

Accepted February 27, 2023


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