Skochinsky coal mine

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Skochinsky coal mine
Location
LocationDonetsk
townDonetsk Oblast
CountryUkraine
Production
ProductsCoal
Production776,000
History
Opened1975

The Skochinsky coal mine (Ukrainian: Шахта імені О. О. Скочинського, Russian: Шахта имени академика А. А. Скочинского, A.A. Skochinsky Mine) is a large coal mine located in the city of Donetsk, in the south-east of Ukraine (as of 2017, in the de facto Donetsk People's Republic). It is named after the Alexander A. Skochinsky (Александр Александрович Скочинский, 1874—1960), a Soviet mining engineer and researcher.

The Skochinsky Mine represents one of the largest coal reserves in Ukraine, having estimated reserves of 144.4 million tonnes.[1] The annual coal production is around 776,000 tonnes.

Skochinsky Mine is one of the deepest coal mines in the country, where mining is carried out at the depths of up to 1200—1450 m.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coal mine methane in Ukraine" (PDF). epa.gov. January 2001. Retrieved 2010-12-29.