Mechel OAO recently commissioned a prep plant and has produced the first volumes of coking coal concentrate mined at the Elga deposit. The launch required a number of complex solutions aimed at dealing with logistical and construction challenges. The plant fully complies with best international standards--technological process is fully computerized and is managed out of the central console, allowing for control of all processing systems in a real-time mode. The $64.7 million plant has annual processing capacity of 3 million metric tons.
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