Russia: Yakutia gold output up in 2020

In 2020, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) extracted 39 tons of gold, up from 36.5 tons in 2019. This was the record-high result for Yakutia and the third largest in Russia. The Taborniy and Gross mines of Nordgold yielded the most gold – 355.3 thousand ounces (11.05 tons). Polyus Aldan extracted 7.5 tons of gold…


Russia: Chukotka gold output down in 2020

Gold production on Russia’s Chukotka peninsula decreased by 0.16% YoY, to 25.42 tons in 2020, a representative of the regional government’s department for natural resources and environment reported in January 19. Production of silver fell by 4.99%, to 106.105 tons. Production of Chukotka Mining and Geological Company, a unit of Kinross Gold, fell by 5.4%,…

Kyrgyzstan: gold ore exports decrease

“Thanks to construction of gold-processing plants, we are moving away from the practice of exporting ore and concentrates,” the acting Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Artem Novikov said at Dzhamgyr gold field. Vertex Gold Company is engaged in ore mining there. The company was the first to resume work after the October 2020 events. Thanks to…

Russia: 110 gold deposits discovered in 2020

In 2020, Russia registered 110 new deposits with combined gold reserves of 145.39 tons. Moreover, one large platinum deposit with reserves of 10 tons was discovered – Konder in Khabarovsk region. Alluvial gold accounts for the most part of new deposits – 95 with the reserves of 28.629 tons. 13 ore gold deposits contain 113.935…