2015-11-25

JSC “Russian Coal” increased coal reserves in Krasnoyarsk region

JSC “Russian Coal” received the right to work at “Northeastern” coal area of Pereyaslovskoe coalfield. The period of license is 25 years. Thereby JSC “Russian Coal” has increased its reserves by 78 million tons. Now total coal reserves of the company are 1.324 billion tons.

In 2-2.5 years mining at the new area will begin. The development system there will be the same but with a new technical project which is aimed to maintain and, if necessary, to increase the production capacity of the company with minimal costs.

Pereyaslovskiy coal mine began its work in 1983. It is one of the biggest mines of brown coal in Krasnoyarsk region. Production capacity of the mine is 7 million tons of coal a year. More than 720 people work at the mine.

In 2015 mining transportation equipment of Pereyaslovskiy was updated. New bulldozers were bought. This year a new garage for the repair of bulldozers was also built and new railway scales were installed. In 2016 it is planned to continue updating transportation equipment of the mine.

Current coal reserves let JSC “Russian Coal” work for 100 years with the existing production capacities. Company plans to continue increasing production volumes and growing its reserves of coal.