Visit to Chernigovets open-cut mine 2018-08-27 12:45:00 Kemerovo Region During his trip to the Kemerovo Region, Vladimir Putin visited the Chernigovets open-cut mine to learn about its operations and meet with the workers. The President reviewed the area of the Chernigovskaya-Koksovaya coal washing plant from a helicopter and watched video footage on the operations of the Chernigovets joint-stock company facilities. President of the Siberian Business Union holding Mikhail Fedyayev provided clarifications during the tour. The Chernigovets mining complex processes coal from the Kedrovsko-Krokhalyovskoye and Glushinskoye coal deposits. All complex facilities are located close to each other allowing the company to reduce transportation costs and streamline its operations. Chernigovets produces 8.8 million tonnes of coal per year, including sized coal, coal concentrate, power plant coal and coal for metal production. The programme to develop the complex contemplates an increase in coal production to 10.9 million tonnes in 2025 and to 15 million tonnes in 2035.