Russia: mine collapses in Kemerovo region

Rescuers have evacuated seven miners from the emergency section of the Karagailinskaya mine in the Prokopyevsky district of the Kemerovo region, where the rock collapsed, a representative of local emergency services reported. A total of 59 people were in the mine at the moment of collapse, including seven people on the emergency section. One miner…

Ukraine: Energy Ministry to buy Poland mining machinery

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry is studying the possibility of purchasing mining materials from Poland.

The deputy minister Anatoliy Korzun has discussed the issue with the delegation from Uta Labedy S.A.

In particular, the delivery of anchoring was discussed. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: tax burden on mining industry low

Tax increase will not hinder development of the mining industry in Kyrgyzstan, mining engineer Duishenbek Kamchybekov declared. According to him, after a meeting of the Security Council, where work of deposits was discussed, the International Business Council spoke against the decision. “The International Business Council said that tax issues were burdensome for us. The tax…

Ukraine: state miners owed 200 million UAH

As of December 1, 2018 the salary debt to state miners was over 196 million UAH.

The total indebtedness was 234.7 million UAH, up by 84.1 million UAH since the start of the year.

Recently the Kurakhovskaya mine employees have announced a hunger strike because of non-payment of salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Toretsk mine caves-in killing one

During the cave-in of rock at a mine in Toretsk (Donetsk region) one miner perished.

The cave-in occurred at the depth of over 1 thousand meters.

8 miners were in the shaft at the moment. One of them was killed. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: PM to discuss miners’ salaries

Next week Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman intends to host a meeting on the salary debts to state miners and other debts in the industry. According to him, the problem of the profitless operation of state coal industry is systematic, and the government has to provide 2.5 billion UAH of subsidies for coal miners in the…

Ukraine: Russia processing factory bought

Ukrdorinvest LLC (Kiev) has purchased 73.5% of the Central processing factory “Russia” shares (Donetsk region).

As of Q2, 75.49% of shares belonged to DRFC LLC, while Ukrdorinvest owned only 24.5%.

Two more processing factories wanted to buy shares – Ukraina and Mirnogradskaya.

Ukrdorinvest also owns 24.5% in Mirnogradskaya processing factory. (Ukrainian metal)