Coal Energy S.A. (Luxembourg) with assets in Ukraine in June 2018 increased coal production by 16.2% (by 1,698 tonnes) compared to the same period in 2017, to 12,150 tonnes, the company said on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Compared to the previous month, production increased by 1.4% (by 171 tonnes), the report says.
Coal Energy unites ten coal mines, rock dumps processing facilities and objects for enrichment. The company’s business was significantly affected by hostilities in Donbas.
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmeier intends to make visits to Russia and Ukraine, the German news agency DPA has reported referring to the sources in the cabinet of the Federal Republic of Germany on Monday. According to it, the trips are scheduled for May 13 and May 14.
It is expected that the head of the German Economy Ministry will discuss energy and economic policy with his counterparts in Russia and Ukraine.
The key topic of the negotiations should be the future of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project and Ukraine as a transit state for Russian natural gas supplies to Europe.