Mechel Launch New Longwall at the Southern Kuzbass
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Mechel Launch New Longwall at the Southern Kuzbass

Mechel PAO announced the commissioning of a new longwall at the V.I. Lenin of the coal company Southern Kuzbass. Investments amounted to about 470

Mechel PAO announced the commissioning of a new longwall at the V.I. Lenin of the coal company Southern Kuzbass. Investments amounted to about 470 million rubles. Commercial coal reserves in the new longwall 0-16-10 are estimated at 435 thousand tons. The average thickness of the seam is 1.8 meters, the length of the working face is almost 200 meters, the length of the extraction pillar is 720 meters.

The lava is equipped with 134 sections of powered support, a shearer, as well as a crushing plant, a reloader and an face conveyor. All equipment meets modern industrial safety and labor protection requirements.

The reserves of the Lenin mine are coking coal with excellent quality characteristics, which is in demand by coke-chemical enterprises. The Yuzhny Kuzbass team will mine the new longwall within eight months. The concentrate produced from this coal is sold both on the domestic market and on export routes

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