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Elgaugol shows major production increase in 2018

Elga Coal Complex (developed by Elgaugol OOO, part of Mechel Groups mining division) noted a major year-on-year increase on all counts in 2018 operational results.

The company mined a total of 4.9 million tonnes which is 18% more than in 2017. Strip mining volumes topped 10 million cubic meters, which is 5% more than in 2017. Coal processing went up by 11% and reached 2.5 million tonnes. The company also maintained positive dynamics in shipping its products off to customers, with shipping amounting to 3.4 million tonnes which is 18% more than in the previous year.

“In 2018 we worked hard and managed to significantly improve our operational results. This is due to orchestrated efforts of our staff as well as implementation of our technical upgrade program. In 2019 we will do our best to keep up this work pace,” Elgaugol OOO’s Managing Director Ivan Tsepkov noted.


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