Armenia: Alaverdi Copper Works asking for state help

The employees of the Alaverdi Copper Works have started striking demanding the government to allow it to increase sulfur dioxide emissions. Otherwise the fines, imposed by environment protection authorities, will make the company operation unprofitable. Earlier the State Inspection on Environment Protection has fined the works for 380 million drams ($700 thousand) for the serious…

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Ukraine: Corum produces KA200 combine for Space Heroes mine

Corum has produced a KA200 shearer for the Mine named after Space Heroes of DTEK Pavlogradugol. The Space Heroes miners intend to extract some 2750 tons of coal per day. To decrease coal losses, Corum machine-builders have additionally equipped the shearer with rake-in devices and Lechler multi-injectors. Corum has also repaired a scrapper machine. (Ukrainian…

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