In the Kuzbass told how much is pumping water from the mine

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobanks workers. Archival photoIn the Kuzbass told how much is pumping water from the mine© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Work on the installation of a new pump and pumping water in waterlogged mine named after S. tihova about Leninsk-Kuznetsk will require at least 24 hours, according to the regional administration.

«Production at the mine was stopped, now there are works on installation of a new pump. The earth is 77 people, ensuring elimination of accident and wastewater. This work will take at least 24 hours,» — said in a statement on the official administration website.

The authorities specify that the mine failed pump, with the result that there was a flooding. At this time in the mine were 289 miners. With emergency site shows all of the people.

«The acting Governor of the Kemerovo region Sergey Tsivilev took the situation under his personal control. With the damaged section removed people. Threats to their life and health no. The rescue operation is completed», — stated in the message.

As reported, the Mine named after S. tihov impounded at a depth of 320 meters in Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Kemerovo region as a result of failure of bilge pump. According to Rostekhnadzor, all the miners safely to the surface.

Shakhta im. S. D. tikhova is located in the Kemerovo region near the city of Leninsk-Kuznetsky. The design capacity of the first starting complex – 1.8 million tons of coal per year. Run of the mine took place in the summer of 2017. Produces scarce for Russia coking coal.