Avdiivka coke plant (akkh) included in the group «Metinvest» Rinat Akhmetov, has been de-energized.
On Monday January 30, said the General Director Musa Magomedov on his page on the social network Facebook.
«Had just hit the last enter. The plant is de-energized. Begin shutdown», — he wrote.
A few hours earlier Magomedov reported that as of 18:00 to restore power supply of the Town was examined only part of the lines.
«We realize that open approximately between Reds and Gorlovka highway, but because of active hostilities to clarify, it is not possible. Sent requests to SCCC, however, permission for repairs is not received», – stated the General Director of Avdiivka coke.
As soobaet «Interfax-Ukraine» with reference to the press service of «Metinvest», while the supposed «hot» preservation furnaces.
«The temperature in furnaces will be supported to maintain health», — said the press service.
However, Metinvest stated in a threatening situation like at the factory, and the city in connection with the forecast on strengthening of frosts.
Earlier today, the head of the Donetsk regional military-civil administration Pavlo zhebrivskyi said that in the town for the second day of no electricity, because the repairmen from-for attacks of fighters are unable to repair the damaged power lines. He added that the coke plant and filter plant electricity is supplied, and therefore the city has heat and water. Also installed an additional pump for water flow and heat upper floors of the 14-storey building and a generator for the hospital.
Prior to this, KP «Water of Donbass» warned that because of the shelling may stop water supply number of settlements, which caters to the Donetsk filtering station.
We will remind, on January 29 in the area of Avdeyevka industrial zone in the morning, the militants carried assault to capture the position of APU. Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and five wounded. Also as a result of shelling wounded two civilians. Avdeevka lost power.
On 30 January, the fighting in the vicinity of the Town continues.
Avdiivka coke plant is Europe’s largest coking plant. Included in the group «Metinvest», the main shareholders of which are JSC «System capital Management» (SCM, Donetsk) (71,24%) and the group of companies «Smart-holding» (from 23.76%). OOO «Metinvest holding» — managing company of Metinvest group.
Avdiivka coke was often left without electricity due to artillery and mortar shelling in the ATO area since July 2014. Most plant suffered from them in 2015. During this time, seven workers were killed and over 50 were injured.
Avdiivka coke is de-energized. The plant starts conservation 30.01.2017