Russia Metals and Mining, Coking Coal
The coal enterprises of the Kemerovo region on the results of January-February 2017 increased coal mining to 37.3 mln tons, which is by 5.7% exceeds the results of January-February 2016.
It will be used for loading of coal and overburden rock.
In total in 2016 the company’s enterprises extracted over 22,683 thousand tons of coal – by 498 thousand tons lower than in 2015, is said in the report -2016.
Tigers Realm Coal (Australia) plans to mine up to 400 thousand tons of coking coal at the Fandyushinsky deposit (Chukotka) until the end of 2017 and ship about a half of this volume via the port wh
In 2016, 227.4 million tons of coal were received in the Kemerovo region. This is by 5.4% more than in 2015.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts an increase in world coal demand by nearly 200 million tons in the next five years - up to 5.64 billion tons in 2021.
The department of coal industry of the Kemerovo region reports that the miners of Kuzbass extracted 188 mln tons of coal in January-October 2016, by 7.1% higher than in January-October 2015.
“There is a deficit of coking coal on the world and domestic market.
The consolidated volume of coal mining of Vorkutaugol (in the structure of Severstal group) in 2016 might make up 9.8 mln tons, by 25% lower than in 2015.
JSC Holding company “Yakutugol” (part of “Mechel-Mining”) produced 7.5 million tons of coal in January-September 2016 (+11% y-o-y), runs the company’s statement.