Kazakhstan: coal exports down in 2019

In 2019 Kazakhstan exported 28.1 million tons of coal, down by 3.8% YoY. According to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, the export decrease is due to the drop of coal demand on foreign markets. Exports to Russia went down by 4.1%, to 21.01 million tons, and to far foreign countries – by 23%,…

Ukraine: WB to support in coal industry restructuring

The World Bank intends to support the mitigation of social and environmental impacts of the coal industry restructuring in Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection. “The World Bank, with the support of the European Commission and other international financial institutions, intends to support the mitigation of social and environmental impacts as…

Ukraine: Yuzhniy Port to increase coal capacities

The Yuzhniy Sea Trade Port has started designing a complex to transport coking and power-generating coal. The construction is envisioned in the company reconstruction program. 5.5 million UAH will be invested in the design work. At present the port processes some 2.6 million tons of imported cargo. The new complex will allow it increasing processing…

Russia: Sibantrazit UHG anthracite output up in 2019

Sibantrazit has improved the operation of its processing factories in Novosibirsk region, where Sibirskiy Antrazit and Razrez Vostochniy operate. Since August 2019, the output of Ultra High Grade concentrate has grown from 19% to 25.2%. The company intends to retain this level in 2020. Sibantrazit is the leading manufacturer and exporter of UHG in the…

Russia: Sakhalin coal output up in 2019

In 2019 Sakhalin increased coal output by 10.2% YoY, to 11.9 million tons. The annual target – 11.4 million tons – was exceeded by 4.2%. The Eastern Mining Company LLC provided the most coal volumes – 10 million tons. Sales outside the region totaled 11.5 million tons, including 126 thousand tons to the other Russian…