Mechel boosts coal output 140% in H1; steel - up 19% to 3 mln tonnes
MOSCOW. July 21 (Interfax) - Mechel coal and steel group produced 5.394 million tonnes of coal in the first half of 2010, 136% more than in the same period last year, the company said in a statement.
Steel production rose 19% to 2.967 million tonnes and pig iron production was up 24% to 2.055 million tonnes.
Production of coking coal concentrate increased 29% in the second quarter of 2010 year-on-year, coal for steel - up 110%, steel - up 7% and metal goods - up 21%.