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First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov and Governor of Kuzbass Sergei Tsivilev met with employees of coal enterprises in the region, congratulated them on their professional holiday and presented awards. The ceremony took place on the observation deck of a coal mine.

“Kuzbass remains the coal capital of Russia, although the region’s economy is diversifying. For the coal industry to flourish, you need to make a lot of efforts – to modernize, reduce costs. I wish you good luck, success. I am sure that we will all cope with this burden. I want to assure you that the Government is completely on your side and we will do everything to ensure the prosperity of Kuzbass, which is indeed a very important region, the industrial heart of our country, ”said Andrey Belousov.

By the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, for a great personal contribution to the development of the coal industry of Kuzbass and Russia, high production indicators, unlimited loyalty to the courageous mining business, active mentoring and in connection with the celebration of Miner’s Day, nine Kuzbass coal miners – tunnellers, electrical fitters, operators of mining mining machines – were awarded the title “Honored Miner of the Russian Federation”. The work of four workers in the coal industry in the region was awarded a medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II degree. Another 11 people were awarded regional jubilee medals “300th anniversary of the formation of Kuzbass”.

“I thank the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, the Government of the Russian Federation for the unprecedented support of Kuzbass at the federal level. This is the solution of issues with an increase in the export of Kuzbass coal to the East, and the program of socio-economic development until 2024 approved in record time, and instructions from the President following his visit to Kuzbass on the anniversary of the region, on July 6. This attitude is a tribute to Kuzbass and the people who work in it, ”said Sergei Tsivilev.

During his visit to the coal mine, Andrei Belousov got acquainted with the equipment of the control room of the coal mining enterprise, where the operation of all machines, excavators and drilling rigs is monitored. He also visited the first-aid post, where every day all employees of the enterprise undergo mandatory health checks before leaving for a shift.

Also, First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov and Governor of Kuzbass Sergei Tsivilev met with miners, where they outlined the prospects for the development of the coal industry.

“The world is very dependent on coal. For example, in India, 70% of thermal energy is solid fuel. In China – 60%. And these are the countries with the highest economic growth now and in the foreseeable future. We’ll have to compete with Australian coals, and more. The regional administration understands this. Kuzbass has very good starting positions, and Kuzbass will cope with this challenge, ”stressed Andrey Belousov.

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