Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradskoye Mine Group ahead of annual plan

DTEK Pavlogradskoye Mine Group has ahead of schedule completed the annual output plan.

The miners yielded 506,900 thousand tons of gas coal 2 months ahead of schedule.

In October the first site started mining coal from the new long face. DTEK invested some 40 million UAH in its development. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports up in September 2018

In September Ukraine increased coal imports by 1.5% YoY, to $215.429 million, while exports grew by 99.5%, to $0.034 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main supplier was Russia ($136.23 million). In January-September Ukraine imported $2191.76 million worth of coal, up by 15.4% YoY, while exports dropped by 89.2%, to 8.127 billion. (Ukrainian…

Ukraine: coal industry should be modernized

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said that the problem of wage arrears, in particular, requires modernization of the industry and increased coal production. “There is an issue of restructuring the industry as a whole. I don’t like how things are going on in the coal industry. The impression is that this is a closed…

Russia: coal output in Amur region down in January-September 2018

Since the start of the year Amur region has mined 2.5 million tons of power-generating coal, up by 5% YoY.

In the region coal is mined at the Erkovetsky and Severo-Vostochniy pits.

To further increase Erkovetsky capacities, Amur Coal will by new machines – a hydraulic excavator and bulldozers. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal consumption to grow

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry believes that in 2019 power-generating coal consumption by power plants will grow by 4.4% YoY, to 27.75 million tons. In particular, it is expected that 5.1 million tons of anthracite and 22.65 million tons of gas coal will be consumed. 4.67 million tons of anthracite will be imported,…

Ukraine: coal imports up in January-September 2018

In January-September Ukraine increased imports of coal by 20% YoY, to 15.64 million tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, the cost of coal was $2.191 billion, up by 15.4%. Russia supplied $1.374 billion worth of coal (62.72%), USA – $670.563 million (30.59%), Canada – $86.93 million (3.97%) and other countries – $59.532 million (2.72%).…

Ukraine: 5 million UAH worth of illegal coal detained in Lugansk region

The employees tax police of the State Fiscal Service have seized 1.8 thousand tons of illegally mined coal valued at over 5 million UAH.

The coal has been seized and arrested under the criminal case on the illegal mining on the territory of Lugansk region.

The investigation is underway. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coal to be supplied to Turkey via Azerbaijan

Russia is considering the possibility of supplying coal to Turkey and other countries through Azerbaijan, First Deputy Managing Director of Russian Railways JSC Alexander Misharin said. “Railroad transportation between Azerbaijan and Russia grew by 18% YoY, and exceeded 6 million tons,” Misharin said. Speaking about the International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Iran-Azerbaijan-Russia-Kazakhstan), he noted that interest…