The state-of-the art and development trends of coal industry in the countries of the former USSR

L. S. Plakitkina

The article presents the analysis of overall coal production, including hard and brown coal, steam and coking coal, in the countries of the former USSR in 2000–2010. The authors has performed a detailed analysis of the stateofthe art and development of coal sectors in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet period, and identified the trends of their further development.

Mining Industry Journal №5 2012, стр.4