Donetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. DPR Ministry of Coal and Energy announced plans to open up 11 new coalfaces in 2018.

"Currently, we plan to commence mining at 11 new coalfaces in 2018," the minister of coal and energy Eduard Gorenko said.

In 2017, the DPR launched eight coalfaces; the latest was opened at Zasyadko mine in Donetsk. *ot