Ukraine: invaders to shut down all Donbas mines

Russian invaders intend to shut down most of the mines on the temporarily occupied territory of Donbas. “This has to do with the mobilization of more than half of employees,” the Lugansk regional military administration has said. Those who remain are told by the occupiers that it is inefficient to retain non-working enterprises. According to…

Ukraine: 854 miners saved in Krivoy Rog

The rescuing operation to lift miners has been completed. All 854 employees have been lifted to the surface. “As of 2 a. m. the rescue operation has been completed,” the head of the Krivoy Rog Military Administration Alexander Vilkul has announced. The liquidation of consequences of the missile strike continues, but the water supply has…

Kazakhstan: 281 thousand people employed in mining

In April-June, 281.2 thousand people were employed in the mining industry and the development of quarries, up by 1.7% YoY. In Q2 2020, the number decreased by 0.6%, to 276.4 thousand people. Karaganda region increased employment by 2.6%, to 56.8 thousand people. Aktyubinsk region had 41.3 thousand and Mangistau – 39.5 thousand. Average wages amounted…

Ukraine: Zolotoye mine to be closed

The Zolotoye mine in Lugansk region has not been extracting coal since 2018 because of flooding of the main horizons by underground waters. The flooding was caused by flow of water from flooded and abandoned mines on the territory occupied by Russian terrorists. Thus, it was decided to shut down the mine. Of 569 current…