2016-06-24

Russian Coal Group expands production in Krasnoyarsk region

In the first half of 2016 coal mines, belonging to Russian Coal Group, in Krasnoyarsk region produced 2.6 million tons of coal. By the end of 2016 Abanskiy, Pereyaslovskiy and Sayano-Partizanskiy coal mines will produce 5.3 million tons.

At the end of 2015 Russian Coal Group completed consolidation with KrasnoyarskCoal company. Thereby production assets of Russian Coal Group are situated now in 3 Russian regions – Amur region, Republic of Khakassia and Krasnoyarsk region.

Coal from Krasnoyarsk mines is delivered to municipal utilities and power generating companies as well as exported to Asia-Pacific countries. Total coal reserves of Krasnoyarsk mines are more than 587 million tons. In prospect Russian Coal Group plans to increase production capacity of Abanskiy, Pereyaslovskiy and Sayano-Partizanskiy coal mines to 10.3 million tons per year.

More than 900 miners are working for Russian Coal Group in Krasnoyarsk region. Company implements numerous social and charitable projects, helping low-income residents, retirees, WWII veterans and developing sports and leisure activities.

“Now global coal industry faces noticeable production crisis. But our positions remain strong because of wide range of products and balanced commercial strategy. I am sure that our leadership in the region will strengthen”, regional Director of Russian Coal Group in Krasnoyarsk Andrew Vaulin comments.