«Svyato-Varvarienskaya» enrichment factory

one of the largest factories in Europe

Sergei VasilenkoDirector of the Branch, Companion of the Miner’s Glory Order of Degree III
  • Launched in 2009.
  • Present production facilities include:
    • Modern production facilities included: separators “Daniels”, hydro cyclones “Deister”, flotation machines “Eriez”, hydro classificators “Crossflow”, spinners “Decanter”, filter presses “Phoenix”, automated control system
  • Operational parameters:
    • Processing capacity of 7.9mmtpa
    • Capabilities for cleaning 5 different grades of coals
  • Top quality of coking coal concentrate produced by Svyato-Varvarienskaya factory strongly facilitates high quality of coke and steel products at the later stages of production processes of Donetsksteel Group
  • Coal processed by the Svyato-Varvarienskaya factory is is high-quality coking coal (according to the international classification) which can be used to produce Premium coke.
  • Among operational advantages of the Preparation Plant is its favorable geographical position on the site of the Pokrovskaya Mine.
    • A belt conveyer directly connects the Plant with the Mine (the conveyer length is 5.2 km, its capacity 1.2 thousand tons per hour)
  • Production capacities and infrastructure allow to deliver services to third parties.

Processing volume of raw coal (mmt) and capacity utilization ratio (%)

Production and quality metrics

  2010 2011 2012 (10 mon)
Coking coal concentrate - grade K (Mt) 2.3 3.6 4.1
Ash content (%) 8.5 8.4 8.6
Moisture (%) 8.0 7.6 7.2
Includes coal coke concentrate Premium (Mt) 1.1 2.3 2.3
Ash content (%) 7.9 7.8 7.8
Moisture (%) 8.0 7.7 7.4
Sulfur (%) 0.7 0.7 0.7