Launch of a washing module at Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya 1 mine helps the share of washed coal reach 55%.
Chegdomyn washing plant at Urgal (Khabarovsk region) is launched.
Chernogorsky washing plant and Kirova mine washing plant 2 are commissioned.
SUEK OJSC becomes a major shareholder in Murmansk Commercial Seaport OJSC.
Development of the Apsatskoye coalfield begins.
Work is started to nearly double Vanino Bulk Terminal’s capacity.
Control of SUEK’s electric energy assets is passed to the Siberian Generating Company.
The Vanino Bulk Terminal, SUEK’s largest investment project, begins commercial operations. A fleet of dry-cargo vessels and tugboats is formed to service the terminal.
The SUEK TO THE REGIONS charitable fund is established to implement social projects in the regions where the company operates.
SUEK becomes one of the world's ten major coal producers. SUEK publishes its first CSR Report.
SUEK AG export trading company begins operations and the construction of the Vanino Bulk Terminal starts.
SUEK expands its presence in the Kuznetsk Basin (Kuzbass) and a decision is made to consolidate SUEK’s coal producing and power generating assets.
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) JSC is founded, based on operations in Zabaikalye region, the Irkutsk region and the Republic of Buryatia.