Donetsk, Aug 18 — DAN. The Gornyak-95 enterprise in Makeyevka has formally launched a new face with an estimated daily output of 150,000 tons of high grade coking coal, the Town Hall press service told the Donetsk News Agency on Friday.

“The coal bed is 0.75 meter high and 200 meters long; the depth of excavation is 356 to 400 meters. The ceremony was attended by company executives, local officials and representatives of the Donetsk People’s Republic Coal and and Energy Ministry, the press service said.

Gornyak-95 has been operating since 1898. It produces K-grade coal for coking plants in the DPR and other Russian regions.

Earlier this week, the first coal mine in the DPR obtained a license to retrain personnel.*jk