logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Mechel Reports Suspension Of Southern Kuzbass Coal's Olzherassk Underground Mine

Mechel OAO (MTL) announced that coal mining at Southern Kuzbass Coal Company OAO's New-Olzherassk Underground mine's long wall face # 21-1-7 has been temporarily halted due to coal self-heating.

The company stated that High levels of carbon monoxide were registered in New-Olzherassk Underground mine's long wall face # 21-1-7, which is proof of coal self-heating. Mining operations are currently suspended.

The mine infrastructure, including its transport, ventilation system, dewatering, power facilities and roadheaders, is in working condition and safe, the company said.

The company stated that the timing for resumption of mining will be determined once the project for eliminating self-heating is completed.

The company stated that the suspension of the mine will not cause delay in coal deliveries to customers since there is enough coal at the New-Olzherassk Underground mine warehouse to ensure uninterrupted deliveries within the company's existing contractual obligations.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that Christine McCarthy, the company's Treasurer for the past 15 years, will succeed James Rasulo as Chief Financial Officer. A blast at the Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwaiti capital killed eight people. Several people were wounded in the explosion, probably a suicide bombing, after the Friday prayers. Many are said to be in critical condition. One was killed in a probable ISIS attack at U.S. based Air products and Chemicals' industrial site in France. According to media reports, a car disguised as a delivery vehicle was rammed into Air product site in Schiltigheim, Southeast France. Police arrested a young man of around 30 years old, who is suspected to have connections with Islamic State.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT