Russia: Polymetal gold output up in 2018

The gold output of the Russian precious metals producer Polymetal International increased by 13%, to 1.216 million ounces in 2018, the company said in a statement on January 31. Silver production decreased by 6%, to 25.3 million ounces. The company’s total output in gold equivalent grew by 9% YoY, to 1.562 million ounces in the…

Russia: UEM gets new shunting locomotive

The subsidiary of Uralelectromed (Manufacture of polymetals) has received a new TGM6H-UGMK locomotive. This is the first locomotive in the new series. It has an 811-hp diesel engine. Unlike the previous versions of the locomotive (TGM-4B and TGM-6D) computer is monitoring its operation. From February the locomotive will be running at the Kalata station. (Ukrainian…