Samruk-Energy plans to introduce new coal extraction and transportation technology at Bogatyr deposit in Ekibastuz

14.09.21 13:00
/KASE, September 14, 2021/ – Samruk-Energy JSC (Nur-Sultan, bonds, KASE official list), has provided KASE with the following message dated September 14, 2021: In the third quarter of 2022, it is planned to launch a new technology for the extraction and transportation of coal at the largest Bogatyr deposit in Ekibastuz. The production capacity of Bogatyr Komir LLP will increase from the current 42 million tons to 50 million tons of coal per year. Serik Tyutebayev, the Managing Director for Production and Assets of Samruk-Energy JSC, spoke about this today during a working trip to the enterprises of the Ekibastuz energy complex. According to him, the project "Cyclical-flow technology of coal mining at Bogatyr open pit" (CFT) will improve the quality characteristics of products, as well as increase labor productivity and slow down the growth of the production cost of coal mining. Let us remind you that Bogatyr Komir LLP conducts open pit coal mining at two open-pit mines of the Ekibastuz coal basin - Bogatyr and Severny. The production capacity of the enterprise is 42 million tonnes of coal per year, including 32 million tonnes at the Bogatyr open pit (40 million tonnes after the commissioning of the CFT), and 10 million tonnes at the Severny open pit - [2021-09-14]