Ukraine: coal imports up in January-November 2017

Ukraine in January-November increased coal imports in monetary terms 1.87-fold YoY, to $2.431 billion, according to the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. Russia remained the major supplier of coal over the period under review, accounting for 56.4% of total supplies worth $1.37 billion, the report said. It is followed by the United States (24.8%, $603.8…

Ukraine to cut anthracite consumption

Ukraine this year would reduce anthracite consumption to 5 million tons, which is almost 50% less than the figure for the previous year, the press service of the government has reported, referring to Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion. “If earlier we consumed over 9 million tons of anthracite coal a year, at the…

Ukraine: coal imports exceed 17 million tons

In January-November Ukraine imported 17.376 million tons of coal valued at $2431.05 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $1370.08 million worth of coal (56.36%), USA – $603.79 million (24.84%), Canada – $149.86 million (6.16%), and other countries – $307.3 million (12.64%). At the same time Ukraine exported some $54.828 million worth of…

Russia: Vostsibugol starts developing Nygdinskaya site

Vostsibugol has started industrial development of Nygdinskaya site and intends to mine some 60 thousand tons of coal in December.

The coal mined will be processed at the Kasyanovskaya factory or sent directly to local consumers.

Vostsibugol won the auction to develop the site in 2013, having paid 2.85 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz commissions new long face at Alardinskaya mine

Evraz has put a new long face 3-38 in operation at its Alardinskaya mine.

The face reserves are some 2.8 million tons of coking coal.

The mining is carried out at the depth of 240 meters. Until December 2018 the miners intend to extract around 240 thousand tons of coal per month. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: all state mines to unite

The Cabinet of Ministers has confirmed the creation of the state enterprise National Coal Company. It will unite 19 state enterprises, which include 33 state mines. The creation of this state enterprise will optimize the structure of coalmining companies by uniting them in a single legal entity and improving mines efficiency. In 2017 the state…

Russia: coal exports up in January-November 2017

Export of Russian coal from January through November increased by 5% YoY, to 170.428 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.

The commodity exports volume in November reached 15,339,000 tons.

Coal mining in January-November amounted to 371,772,000 tons, of which 323,146,000 tons were delivered. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Telen mines 97 thousand tons of coal

In January-October Telen mined 97 million tons of coal. As of November 15 output reached 105 thousand tons. “Telen intends to operate while its license is still valid – till 2059. Our plans for the future is to increase output, expand sales markets and construct industrial premises”, the company said. In 2016 the company obtained…

Kazakhstan: coal exports up in January-October 2017

In January-October Kazakhstan exported 23.4 million tons of coal, up by 13.6% YoY.

Output totaled 86.6 million tons, up by 11.6% YoY, or by 9 million tons. 61.8 million tons were supplied to the local market, with 45.9 million tons delivered to combined heat power plants and state district power plants. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: 2 coal deposits up for sale

The State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of Kyrgyzstan put two brown coal deposits up for auction. The right to develop Shurab field (Samarkandek Zapadniy 1) in Batken district was put out to the tender. The balance reserves of coal at the field amount to 810,000 tons. At least 274,000 tons of them…