Azerbaijan: gold output up in January-July 2017

In January-July Azerbaijan obtained 3605 kg of gold, up 3.2-fold YoY.

According to the State Statistics Committee, in July gold output totaled 480.2 kg.

In 2016 Azerbaijan obtained 1894.1 kg of gold, down by 15% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: HERGU gold output down

Since the start of the alluvial gold season HERGU has obtained 247 kg of the precious metal, down by 11% YoY. As of early August 2016, the company has obtained 278 kg of gold from its sites, with the same result in 2015. This year HERGU intends to get 700 kg of gold, down by…

Kyrgyzstan: Ak-Tyuz plant employees afraid to strike

Employees of Ak-Tyuz plant fear to hold a strike, the former chairman of the trade union Dokturbek Maychiev announced on August 10. According to him, six people were dismissed illegally, other 36 resigned voluntarily because they were tired of tolerating salary delays. “People are frightened. Those who cannot find another job are silent. They are…

Russia: OZRK output up in H1 2017

In January-June Omolonskaya Gold Ore Company produced 2.6 tons of gold, up by 45% YoY. The main yield was from the Tsokol and Birkachan deposits. Gold contents in ore have grown by 12% since the start of the year, to 5.3 g per ton. In Q2 gold mining increased by 9%, to 94%. This year…

Kazakhstan: gold output up in H1 2017

In January-June Kazakhstan produced 41161 kg of raw gold, up by 18.6% YoY.

According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of national economy, raw silver output dropped by 13% YoY, to 543930 kg. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Artel-DV to get 30 kg of gold in 2017

This year the Artel-DV LLC plans to obtain 30 kg of gold.

At present the company is developing its only Primanjinsky alluvial site. The company began the washing season in June, and so far has yielded 4.5 kg of gold.

Last year Artel-DV obtained 15 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold output up in H1 2017

In January-June Russia increased raw and semi-raw gold, as well as powder output by 7.4% YoY.

According to the official statistics, June output increased by 10.5% YoY and by 50.7% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)