The Cabinet of Ministers plans to settle the matter of clearing salary debts to miners.
According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, at the end of 2015 Selidovugol, Lvivugol, Nadezhda mine among others received new directors. This change of management is a part of the ministry program to optimize mining companies operation.
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky plans to increase rolled metal, rebars and wire output in 2016.
Because of the Chervonograd Processing Factory, 63% of which is privately owned, Lviv mines cannot work full time, said Lvivugol acting CEO Andrei Dyachenko.
Centravis Production Ukraine has completed a requalification to supply stainless pipes to Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Co Limited. The company was granted approval for the ordinary, tool and boiler pipes.
If the state supports Lvivugol with 480 million UAH in 2016, the enterprise will be able to work without losses in 2017.
The Lviv region council has addressed the President, the Prime Minister and the minister of energy and coal industry warning them of the situation at the state enterprise Lvivugol.
In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky started producing a new type of channel – #5U according to DSTU 3436 and GOST 8240.
In 2015 Ukrainian mines yielded almost 39.7 million tons of coal, down by 38.8% YoY.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry intends to have cleared all Lviv region miners’ salary debts by January 20.