The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine wants to close and be preserved until the end of year eleven mines, said the Minister Volodymyr demchyshyn at the Congress of miners.
He has supplemented his words by the fact that close will only unpromising mines, reports UNN." At this time the story is about three of 35. In truth there are 3 hopeless in terms of stocks, in terms of power and equipment, which is defined there, for this reason, it is a balanced process, " - said Demchyshyn.
He said that in terms of modernization of the coal industry the story is about eleven mines that are hopeless, but the timing of their possible closure until not defined." To close or mothball, to do it this year - it is a matter for discussion. I'm not saying that they should be Close, I'm talking about the closure of three mines, " said the Minister. He said that these mines are more than 13 thousand Employees. During the Congress demchyshyn announced only some items of the plan for the modernization of the coal industry, answering the question of delegates. Performance Demchishin was periodically interrupted by cries of delegates " Shame!" and demands to resign. Before Tuesday, the head of trade Union of coal industry workers of Ukraine Viktor tumblers at the Congress of the miners said that the accumulation of coal in the warehouses of Ukrainian thermal power plants fell below the thresholds, amounting to 800 thousand tons of coal on the status at the beginning of April. According to Turmanova, today the lack of capacity in the power system of Ukraine is 2 thousand Megawatts. Yesterday the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the Kiev authorities now control only 35 mines of 95, the rest are under the control of militias in the Donbass. on April 17, Deputy head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Oleksandr svetlik said about the plans of Kiev not to import coal electricity before the end of the year. Before that Firm Ukrenergo said that due to the lack of fuel in Ukraine stand for 25% of all units. April 5, the security Service of Ukraine opened a criminal case under the criminal code against the company in Cherkasy oblast, which bought coal in the Donbass. 13 March week, the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that the coal from the territory of the breakaway republics began to be delivered to Ukraine. Russia supplies electricity and coal to Ukraine from December 26.