Ukraine: DTEK installs Wi-Fi in mine

For the first time in Ukraine, DTEK has installed Wi-Fi at the depth of 500 meters at the Yubileynaya mine in order to provide a multi-functional system for miners’ safety, using almost 130 km of cable. “The system will allow getting data from various safety meters in real time and informing miners of the change…

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)