In early June the Yerunakovskaya-VIII miners extracted the 1-millionth ton of coal from the same breakage face.
The milestone has been reached in 4 months.
The 1-millionth ton of coal was mined at the 48-06 long face that had been in development since last spring.
The coal is mined at the depth of 500 meters.
The second million tons of coal are expected in August. (Ukrainian metal)