Factsheet on Mechel and its assets

Mechel is one of the world's leading mining and metals companies. It unites producers of coal, iron ore, steel, rolls, ferroalloys, heat and electricity. Since 2004, the company’s common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2010, Mechel listed its preferred shares on the NYSE.

Mechel is represented in Russia and the CIS countries, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia. It includes more than 20 production assets. Its enterprises work in a single production chain from mining raw materials to producing high value-added products.

The Group also owns a logistics company which comprises three ports and transport operators. Mechel’s well-developed sales and service networks market the company’s products domestically and internationally.


Mechel is one of the world’s leaders by production volume of coking coal concentrate. It takes up the world’s second place by reserves of metallurgical coals. The company’s strong foundation is its mining segment. Enterprises that make up Mechel Mining produce coking and steam coal concentrate, PCI, anthracite, iron ore concentrate and coke. These products are supplied to the Group’s steelmaking facilities and sold on the free market.

Mechel is one of the few mining and metals companies in the world that is able to internally source its enterprises.


The company continues to successfully implement a major project on developing the Elga deposit. Elga is one of the world’s largest deposits of high-quality coking coal. Mining at the deposit was launched in 2011. In the same year transport began at the 321-kilometer railway built by Mechel, which links the deposit with Baikal-Amur Mainline. This is Russia’s only private project of such scale in the transport sphere. In 2012, a washing plant was launched at the deposit. In 2016, Mechel closed the deal on selling 49% share in the Elga coking coal deposit development project to Gazprombank AO. The Elga project's first phase includes construction of a mining facility with an annual capacity of 11.7 million tonnes of coal.


In July 2013, the company completed one of its key steel projects – the construction of the universal rolling mill at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant. The mill will produce over 1 million tonnes of products, including high-speed rails up to 100 meters long with unique qualities, which is a new type of product for Russia.

The company also implements a series of other projects to upgrade its metallurgical facilities.


Mechel is a major employer and taxpayer, which adheres to rigorous principles of corporate social responsibility. Mechel makes maximum effort to give its employees and their families worthy sustenance and strengthen their confidence in the future.