The State Service of Geology and Subsoil has ordered to suspend operation at 2 Evraz Sukhaya Balka mines – Yubileynaya and named after Frunze.
In 1996 the company received 2 special licenses to mine for iron ore for 20 years. They expired in September 2016. The new licenses could be given when the investigation on illegal ore mining is complete. (Ukrainian metal)