The coal output of Russia’s Yuzhniy Kuzbass, a part of metals and mining group Mechel, remained flat on the month, but jumped by 80% YoY, to more than 1 million tons in November, the company said.
In January-November coal production rose by 21% YoY, to 7.7 million tons.
Open pit mines of the company processed 36 million cubic meters of rock, and strip mining grew by 36%. Sales of coal increased by 16%, to 5.8 million tons. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)