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Elgaugol increases mining in 1H2018

11July2018
Elgaugol OOO (part of Mechel Groups mining division) demonstrated production growth on all counts in the first half of 2018.

Over these six months, a total of over 2.5 million tonnes of coal were mined at Southern Yakutia’s Elga Coal Complex, which is 31% more year-on-year. Stripping volumes topped 5 million cubic meters, a 16-percent increase year-on-year. Coal processing went up by 19% to 1.26 million tonnes, and some 1.9 million tonnes of end products were shipped, which is 38% more year-on-year.

“We are maintaining the excellent working pace we have set early this year. Our personnel is tasked with increasing production volumes in 2018. Today we can say that we have successfully fulfilled the plans for the first half of the year,” Elgaugol OOO’s Managing Director Ivan Tsepkov noted.

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