One of the main holidays in the city Raichihinsk of Amur region is the Miner’s day. More than 1 500 people of the city work in coal mining industry. That’s why this holiday is often celebrated widely and eagerly.
On the Miner’s day the workers received congratulations from the mayor of the city Victor Radchenko, CEO of JSC “Russian Coal” Bilan Uzhakhov and the governor of Amur region Alexander Kozlov. More than 30 miners of JSC “Russian Coal” in Amur region got government and corporate awards dedicated to the holiday.
“The coal mining of Amur region works very stable. From the beginning of 2015 till now JSC “Russian coal” exceeded its plan of mining in this region by 120 000 tons. We do not plan to decrease our production volume there so the people of Raichihinsk could feel confidence in their future”, explained the CEO of JSC “Russian Coal” Bilan Uzhakhov.
“Coal mining provides energy security to our country. Considering it we will help Raichihinsk and Varvarovka regions to develop stable and efficiently”, said the governor of Amur region Alexander Kozlov.
JSC “Russian Coal” plans to continue the increase of production volume in the region. According to expert forecasts, coal reserves nearby Raichihinsk will be enough for 15 years of mining.
Another coal mine, which is situated a few kilometers away from the city, has coal reserves enough for 150 years of mining. Total balance reserves of the region are 572 million tons of coal. So thanks to coal mining industry Raichihinsk population wouldn’t face the problem of unemployment in the next 200 years.
Source: GTRK “Amur”