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Mechel reports launch of new longwall at Southern Kuzbass

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Mechel PAO, a Russian mining and metals company, has reported the launching of a new longwall at Sibirginskaya Underground Mine, which is part of Southern Kuzbass Coal Company.

The new longwall 3-1-11 lies 450 m deep and is 220 m long, with an average seam height of four meters and an extraction panel of 750 m.

Investment in the project totalled over RUB838 million.

The longwall is equipped with a cutter-loader, a belt car and a crusher, drag bar conveyor, a 400 and a 1500 m belt conveyors, and a 130 section powered support system. To ensure high production efficiency and labour safety, the mine also acquired a mobile vacuum air pump degasser.

“The longwall 3-1-11 with estimated coking coal reserves of 3.5 million t is equipped with the newest mining machines acquired as part of Mechel’s investment programme. Its planned monthly output is 90 000 t,” Mechel Mining Management OOO’s CEO Igor Khafizov noted.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcoal.com/exploration-and-development/08102019/mechel-reports-launch-of-new-longwall-at-southern-kuzbass/

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