Mechel announces the launch of a new production site at the Sibirginskaya mine
Myski, Russia - April 5, 2021 - Mechel PAO (MICEX: MTLR, NYSE : MTL), a leading Russian mining and metallurgical company, announces the commissioning of the second section of the longwall face 3-1-11 at the Sibirginskaya mine, part of the Yuzhny Kuzbass coal company. Investments exceeded 300 million rubles.
Lava 3-1-11 is located at a depth of 450 meters. Commercial reserves of coal at the new production site are estimated at 1.5 million tons. The extracted seam thickness is 4 meters, the length of the working face is 220 meters, the length of the extraction pillar is 1,070 meters.
The second section of the longwall is equipped with a shearer, a crushing plant, a reloader, 130 sections of powered support, as well as a face conveyor length of 220 meters. All equipment meets modern safety requirements.
“Lava with total reserves of over 3.5 million tons was put into operation in the fall of 2019, in its first section we produced more than one million tons of coking coal. In the near future, we will start preparing mine workings for the third section, which we are to launch at the end of 2022, ”said Igor Khafizov, General Director of Mechel Mining Management Company LLC.
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