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This is the largest investment project in the coal industry during all the years of Ukraine's independence

Metinvest Pokrovskvugillia is gradually bringing the construction of a new unit 11 closer to completion. This is stated in the company’s press release.

The construction of Unit 11 is the largest investment project in the coal industry over the years of Ukraine’s independence. The welfare of the region of operation and its residents will depend on its implementation.

Currently, the ventilation shaft complex has been built at the industrial site, and the next step is to prepare the air supply shaft facilities. In 2023, the company installed 400 tons of steel structures, sank 378 meters of capital mine workings, laid 9 thousand square meters of asphalt pavement, 1.2 thousand square meters of asphalt pavement and performed 824 cubic meters of tamponage.

«The commissioning of Unit 11 was planned for the end of 2024. However, due to the war, this deadline had to be postponed. Nevertheless, SBSK and ShBMU1, with the fruitful support of Svyato-Pokrovsk mine, are bringing our mine closer to launch every day,» the statement said.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2023, the mine produced 3.1 million tons of coal concentrate and sank 20 km of mine workings. Construction of the No. 3 air feeder shaft is also underway.

In 2023, Metinvest Group’s Pokrovsk site will pay about UAH 4 billion in taxes to the budgets of all levels, including about 700 million in regional taxes.

In 2024 and 2025, Metinvest Pokrovskvugillia plans to produce 2.8 million tons of coal concentrate.

Metinvest Pokrovskvugillia comprises several enterprises of Pokrovske Coal Group, including Pokrovsk Mine Administration and Svyato-Varvarinska Concentrator. These enterprises are engaged in raw coal mining, enrichment and further sale in the form of coal concentrate.