Skip to main content

SoIntsevksy coal mine produces over 3 million t in first half of 2018

Published by
World Coal,


3.3 million t of coal were produced from the Solntsevsky Coal Mine, Russia, owned by the East Mining Company in the first half of this year, 240% higher than the indicators of the same period last year. In 2017, comparable volumes were achieved by mid-November.

According to the implemented production plan, 8 million t is expected to be produced by the end of 2018. To this end, the East Mining Company has significantly expanded the fleet of quarry equipment. The mine received new dump trucks with the carrying capacity of 220 and 180 t. In May, two new excavators, a Komatsu PC-4000 and one Hitachi EX-3600 with buckets of 22-23 mcapacity, were put into operation, enabling an increase in intensity of stripping work. Since the beginning of the year more than 21 million mof rock have been worked.

The company is also implementing an investment project to develop coal mining and shipment in the Uglegorsk district. A 28 km conveyor for delivery of coal from Solntsevsky Coal Mine to its own marine terminal in Shakhtersk is being constructed.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcoal.com/mining/17072018/sointsevksy-coal-mine-produces-over-3-million-t-in-first-half-of-2018/

You might also like

OSIsoft webinar

WEBINAR: The hidden value of digital transformation in coal mining

In this webinar, OSIsoft will highlight some aspects of a successful digital transformation journey and discuss the top priorities that mining executives are looking for. They will also see how mining companies around the world benefit from real-time operational data to improve their safety results & their asset reliability and to optimise their operations. Register for free today »

 

Improving jaw crusher safety

According to the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for the safe operation and use of mobile jaw crushers, equipment operators may be subject to multiple risks.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

Russia coal news