Mechel has put into operation a new long face at the Sibirginskaya mine, a part of the Yuzhniy Kuzbass company.
The face 3-1-11 is situated at the depth of 450 meters.
Investments exceeded 838 million rubles.
The face reserves are estimated at 3.5 million tons of coking coal. Average monthly output will be 90 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)