Russia: Nazarovsky pit mines 470 million tons of coal

On March 1, the 470-millionth ton of coal was mined at the Nazarovsky pit, since the enterprise has been put into operation.

Last year the output totaled 3.5 million tons, exceeding the target.

The 450-millionth ton was produced in 2013.

Nazarovsky pit started operating 68 years ago – in 1951. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Russky Ugol coal sales up in 2018

In 2018 Russky Ugol increased coal sales by 100 thousand tons.

The coal mined in Amur region is supplied to the local market.

In particular, the company sold 3.5 million tons of coal mined at the Yerkovetsky and Severo-Vostochniy pits.

In 2017 sales were on the level of 3.4 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: coal prices to be optimized

While discussing the coal industry development, the President of Uzbekistan ordered the Ministry of Finances and Energy to optimize coal prices in order to improve the industry profitability and cover investment expenses. Even with the high potential of the coal deposits, the plans to mine coal have not been met lately. The technical and technological…

Belarus: coal re-exports to Ukraine up in 2018

In 2018 Belarus increased the exports of anthracite coal to Ukraine 340-fold, and ordinary coal – 980-fold. Belarus has no coal deposits of its own. Coal re-exports last year totaled 853.9 thousand tons valued at $74.9 million. Ukraine accounted for 588.5 thousand tons (0.6 thousand tons in 2017) at $50.3 million ($63 million), and EU…

Russia: Yuzhniy Kuzbass mines 50 million tons of coal at Olzherasskiy pit

Yuzhniy Kuzbass has mined 50 million tons of coal since it put the Olzherasskiy pit into operation.

The coal extraction at the pit started in September 1980.

Its reserves are estimated at 72 million tons.

At present the company is developing two sites – Berezovskiy and Berezovskiy-2. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kuzbass coal output up in January 2019

In January Kuzbass region coal pits yielded 13 million tons of coal, and mines – 7.2 million tons. The combined result exceeded that of January 2018 by 8.6%. Coking coal output totaled 6.2 million tons (4.8 million tons in January 2018) and power-generating coal – 14 million tons (13.8 million tons). Coal processing in the…

Russia: gold exports down in 2018

Russia’s gold exports fell by 70% YoY, to 17.047 tons in 2018, the Assay Chamber at the Finance Ministry, which is responsible for state control over exports and imports of precious metals and stones, said in a report on February 19. According to the finance ministry, Russia’s gold refineries increased output by 2.45%, to 314.42…

Ukraine: DTEK coal output down on 2018

In 2018 DTEK decreased coal output by 1.9% YoY, to 27.186 million tons.

Gas coal mining grew by 5.3%, to 24.13 million tons.

At the same time anthracite coal was not mined.

Obukhovskay mine increased output by 4.9%, to 3.05 million tons.

Coal concentrate production dropped by 9.2%, to 12.36 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Chukotka coal output down in January 2019

In January Chukotka Autonomous District mined 44 thousand tons of coal, down almost 2-fold YoY. Beringpromugol LLC and Shakta Ugolnaya are developing coal deposits in the region. Thus, Beringpromugol mined 28 thousand tons of coal, down by 46%, while Shakta Ugolnaya – 16 thousand tons, down by 50%. Last year coal output increased by 76%,…

Ukraine: coking coal output down in 2018

In 2018 coal output in Ukraine dropped by 10% YoY.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in particular power-generating coal mining went up by 4.9%, to 27.48 million tons.

At the same time the output of coking coal decreased by 14.6%, to 58.1 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Magadan region coal output up in 2018

In 2018 Magadan region mined 401.7 thousand tons of coal, up by 21.4% YoY. The increase is due to the growth of supplies to the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). 3 enterprises are mining for coal in the region: Kolyma Coal Company LLC, Association of Business Cooperation LLC and North-Eastern Coal Company LLC. Kolyma Coal Company…

Ukraine: coal output up in 2018

Output of thermal and coking coal in Ukraine in 2018 increased by 0.9% YoY, from 33 million to 33.29 million tons. State-owned coalmines during the reporting period extracted 4.14 million tons of coal, according to the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. In particular, the output of coking coal, used for the needs…

Tajikistan: coal output record high in 2018

In 2018 Tajikistan mined 1.9 million tons of coal. 12 enterprises were involved in the process, developing 9 deposits. Shakhta Fon-Yagnob accounted for 46% of the total coal output, Talco-Resurs LLC – for 23% and Tajikistan Iron and Steel Works coal mining department – for 18%. 45 thousand tons were exported. Until 2012 the volume…

Russia: Kamchatka coal output down in 2018

In 2018 Kamchatka region mined 20 thousand tons of coal, down by 7% YoY. At present only one company is developing coal deposits in the region – Palana-Ugol LLC. It is developing the Palanskoye coal deposit. And the mining volume directly depends on customer orders. Last year Kamchatka imported 60 thousand tons of coal. (Ukrainian…