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UDC 622.271(73):550.814 © I.V.Zenkov, Trinh Le Hung, E.V. Loginova, V.N. Vokin, E.V. Kiryushina, S.N. Skornyakova, Yu.A. Maglinets, K.V. Raevich, A.A. Latyntsev, P.L. Pavlova, A.S. Lunev, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 4, pp. 93-96

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-93-96







Zenkov I.V.1,2, Trinh Le Hung3, Loginova E.V.2, Vokin V.N.1, Kiryushina E.V.1, Skornyakova S.N.1, Maglinets Yu.A.1, Raevich K.V.1, Latyntsev A.A.1, Pavlova P.L.1, Lunev A.S.1


1Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, Russian Federation

2Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Krasnoyarsk, 660037, Russian Federation

3Le Quy Don Technical University (LQDTU), Hanoi, 11355, Vietnam


Authors Information

Zenkov I.V., Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Scientific consultant, Professor, e-mail: zenkoviv@mail.ru 

Trinh Le Hung, PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor

Loginova E.V., PhD (Economic), Associate Professor

Vokin V.N., PhD (Engineering), Professor

Kiryushina E.V., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor

Skornyakova S.N., Senior lecturer

Maglinets Yu.A., PhD (Engineering), Professor

Raevich K.V., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor

Latyntsev A.A., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor

Pavlova P.L., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor

Lunev A.S., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor



This paper presents the results of assessing the technological potential and mining capacity of open-pit coal mines in Queensland, Australia. The technological indicators of open-pit coal mines, the configuration of mining transport equipment, and the elements of coal mining methods are identified based on satellite imaging data. A conclusion is made that the economy of scale allows to keep the level of coal production at 300 mtpa.



Remote sensing of the Earth, Australia, Queensland, Open pit coal mines, Technological capacity, Mining equipment, Mining method, Economy of scale.



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The study was performed within the framework of international cooperation in expanding the use of remote sensing technologies.


For citation

Zenkov I.V., Trinh Le Hung, Loginova E.V., Vokin V.N., Kiryushina E.V., Skornyakova S.N., Maglinets Yu.A., Raevich K.V., Latyntsev A.A., Pavlova P.L. & Lunev A.S. Studies of technological potential of open-pit coal mines in Queensland using Earth's remote sensing data. Ugol’, 2023, (4), pp. 93-96. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-93-96.


Paper info

Received January 17, 2023

Reviewed February 28, 2023

Accepted March 27, 2023


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