Almost 7 million tons of solid fuel was produced and shipped by East Mining Company in 9 months. The achieved figure is approximately about 70% of the annual plan for coal production and transshipment. At the end of the year, this volume will reach 10 million tons, which is 2.5 million tons more than in 2018.
From January to September this year, Solntsevsky Coal Mine increased production by 20% compared to the same period last year. For 9 months of 2018, this figure totaled 5.65 million tons of coal. Coal Sea Port of Shakhtersk shipped 7,12 million tons of coal, which is 30% more than the volume transshipped within the same period last year.
East Mining Company takes steps each year to increase its production capacity, investing significant funds in the development of quarry machinery park at Solntsevsky Coal Mine and technical re-equipment of onshore and offshore facilities of the port of Shakhtersk. By the end of 2019, the amount of investments will reach RUB 11.5 billion.
East Mining Company coal stocks account for over 300 million tons. This allows to plan with certainty for decades ahead. In the future, the company plans to produce and ship 20 million tons of coal per year.