The head of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets said that started 3 weeks ago at close separation line in the Donbass mine in Dimitrov of Donetsk region Fire does not have the ability to put out for 3 weeks.
"3 weeks in a state of a mine fire. A. G. Stakhanov SE " krasnoarmeiskugol." It has 100 million of balance sheet reserves, and working there until 4 thousand Employees, " said Volynets.
"Ukraine imports of coal in billions of hryvnia, the Ukrainian mine stop. In the current situation, the authorities must pay attention to the 1st turn to the problems of the Russian mines. But this is not currently happening. Our Ukrainian mines grind to a halt, And we are funding the economy of other countries ", - reported in the report on the page of the Union leader on Facebook. On this site daily extracted 2200-2500 tons of coal (coal mining stopped there since the fire under the dome). The company created a special Commission, acting remains one area where the daily production is only 400 tons, RIA " Novosti "." The fire and the associated downtime More than aggravated the situation in the enterprise, having practice in the frontline area. In the city "krasnoarmeiskugol" wage arrears together with charges of more than 100 million hryvnia (4, 5 million dollars). The miners were paid only about 30% of the earned in may, While the ground crew and related services do not give a penny, " according to the trade Union Confederation at the end of July. At that time, the Fire lasted for about 2 weeks. To extinguish it were taken all the right steps, however, to cope with the fire failed-and failed until now. Said Mykhailo Volynets and the plight of other mines: "Miners mine No. 1" ipb " strike two weeks. 3 months the Miners were not paid. Another example: in difficult situations were mine "yuzhnodonbasskaya №3" with a two-meter layers produces coking coal, which is in high demand, But at the price 1. 5 times more expensive than coal. For 10 months she was not given the status of a legal entity ". Remember, July 30, the Fire occurred in a coal mine in Makeyevka Donetsk, at a depth of 680 meters. Firefighters worked quickly to cope with the fire, were rescued from the mine about one hundred miners.