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EVRAZ: Uskovskaya Mine Makes 2,000,000,000 kg of Coal


18.12.2018. : public
UrBC, Yekaterinburg, December 18, 2018. Nikita Goryunovs team (head of Section 5: Yaroslav Yerchenko) extracted 2,000,000,000 kg of coal from EVRAZ Holdings Uskovskaya Mine between January and December 2018. Interestingly, miners from the holdings Alardinskaya Mine reached the same output figure in September, Raspadskaya Coal Companys PR Department reports.

The mining team at Section 5 is one of Raspadskaya Coal Companys most advanced and close-knit groups. The miners can set these output records not only because they are using highly productive equipment and comply with all the industrial safety rules, but also because they rely on a long-standing mentorship tradition. Nikita Goryunov (29) became the team leader in October 2018 and is now being guided and mentored by Oleg Moskalenko, whos worked in the mine for thirty years now. There are 126 people on the team altogether. These miners produced this years first 1,000,000,000 kg of coal as early as May, the company press service says.

Uskovskaya Mine produces valuable coking coal of the GZh variety that gets processed at Kuznetskaya and Abashevskaya Processing Plants and then gets delivered onto EVRAZs metallurgical enterprises. The coal is also popular with outside customers in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Ukraine.