In January-June Elgaugol LLC, a part of Mechel, mined 1.9 million tons of coal at the Elginskoye deposits in Yakutia, down by 4% YoY.
In April Mechel reported that in 2017 Elgaugol output would increase by 21% YoY, to 4.5 million tons. As of June 30 the annual plan has been 42% fulfilled.
Elgaugol has been developing the deposits since 2011. Its JORC reserves are estimated at 2.2 billion tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)