JSC "Mechel" announced the successful trial run of equipment for the production of coking coal concentrate on a seasonal concentrator Elga coking coal deposit in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
- coal mining at the Elga deposit
To Elga seasonal processing plant completed commissioning of equipment for the production of coking coal concentrate. Until the end of August will launch factory at full capacity.
Currently formed production shifts of workers in order to ensure the functioning of the factory around the clock.
Until the end of the 2013 season at the factory will process about 50 million tons of raw coal. Pilot batch produced at the processing plant coking coal will be sent to Chelyabinsk plant for the production of chemical industry products "Mechel-Coke", a part of the mining areas of the Group. Next year we plan to consider the possibility of coking coal exports to foreign customers