Donetsk, Oct 10 - DAN. State-run Donetsk Coal Energy Company launched today a new face at Skochinsky coal mine. The face's estimated reserve is 493 thousand tons, with daily production capacity of 520 tons. DPR Head Alexander Zakharcheko spent two hours at 1330 meter depth. He highly evaluated the mine.

Seven coal faces have been put in production in DPR since the beginning of the year, as the Republic seeks to restore and develop key heavy industries in Donbass region.