DCH Steel DCH Steel

The total reserves of the new blocks amount to 332,000 tons of ore

In February 2024, Sukha Balka Mine, a part of DCH Group, will commission two new blocks at Yuvileyna mine. This will ensure stable operation of the mine in the next six months. This is stated in the corporate newspaper DCH Steel.

The total reserves of these two operational units – blocks 36-42, the 3rd floor of the Gnizdo deposit and blocks 1-4, located in the Golovnyi deposit at a horizon of -1420 m, amount to 332 thousand tons of ore.

Drilling operations were carried out by the specialists of sections No. 19 and No. 1. Deep wells were drilled by employees of area No. 9 – a total of about 16 km was drilled.

Blocks 36-42 have already started producing ore, while mining in blocks 1-4, which contain about 220 thousand tons of ore, will begin next week.

In January 2024, Sukha Balka inspected and repaired its main equipment. Preventive maintenance and repairs will ensure further stable operations of the enterprise

As GMK Center reported earlier, the mine produced almost 931 thousand tons of commercial iron ore in 2023. Last year, the company operated in the mode of maximum resource conservation. In particular, the company repaired equipment at industrial sites on its own and continued to implement the equipment modernization program.

Sukha Balka specializes in underground iron ore mining and has an annual capacity of about 3.1 million tons, and includes Yuvileyna and Frunze mines.