The largest Petropavlovsk shareholder Kenes Rakishev has confirmed that the autoclave hydrometallurgical complex at the Pokrovsky mine in Amur region is scheduled to be commissioned in September.
The autoclave started operating in a test mode last December. The first gold ingot was also received that month.
4 autoclaves are assembled at the mine. In September autoclaves Nos. 3 and 4 will be put into operation.
Petropavlovsk is developing gold ore deposits in Amur region and is among the top-5 gold extractors in Russia. (Ukrainian metal)