the representatives of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine has conducted several field meetings to explore the current state and prospects of work of the state coal mines in preparation for the reform the mining sector.
As the press service of the Ministry, the Deputy Minister of energy Alexander Zorin with a working trip visited the state enterprise "lvovugol", "Volynugol" and ZAO "Shakhta Nadezhda".
During meetings with the leadership of state-owned enterprises and mines and representatives of the branch trade unions were the results of work and plans for the short and medium term analysis of the programme of work of the mines.
the heads of the coal enterprises instructed to prepare proposals concerning the future work of the mines given the current financial and economic situation, the coal reserves and the prospects of their development.
According to the approved plan from July 28, Alexander Zorin will go to coal-mining enterprises of Donetsk and Lugansk coal basins with the same issues.
Recall that in may this year set up a Coordinating centre for the transformation of the coal regions under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of Ukraine. The purpose of the coordinating Center - the National programme for the transformation of the coal regions.
to Reform the coal industry in Ukraine beginning in November 2019 with the aim of such transformations, which will no longer loss-making enterprises. Elimination of unprofitable state-owned mines was called priority the decree of President Vladimir Zelensky from November 8, 2019 № 837 "On urgent measures to reform and strengthen the state." In particular, it is proposed that the preparatory activities and the privatization of promising coal mines and restructuring (conservation) unpromising coal mines.