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)

Kyrgyzstan: country share in Kumtor project down

The share of Kyrgyzstan in Kumtor project decreased by 6%. The Canadian company Centerra Gold Inc. in 2016 bought Thompson Creek, which also specialized in gold and metal mining. The financial operation is estimated at a little more than $1 billion. To ensure a successful deal, additional shares were issued. A total of 26,599,500 new…

Russia: Tarynsky GOK to start operating in autumn

The first stage of Tarynsky Mining and Processing Works with the project capacity of 700 thousand tons will be put into operation this autumn.

The GOK is expected to produce 2.7 tons (87 thousand ounces) of gold per year.

The reserves of the GOK are estimated at 35 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: EZOTsM gets 1 kg of African gold

The Yekaterinburg Customs has for the first time registered 1 kg of gold delivered from Guinea at the order of Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works. The ingot is valued at $39 thousand. Not all African countries mining for gold have facilities to process it. This is a trial batch. At present the ingot is being…

Russia: Khabarovsk region yields 9 tons of gold in H1 2017

In January-June Khabarovsk region enterprises obtained 9170.4 kg of gold, up by 14.1% YoY.

Alluvial gold companies showed the increase in output of 8.6% YoY, to 1517 kg, while miners yielded 7653.4 kg, up by 15.3%.

Silver output totaled 27509.5 kg against 19260.4 kg in H1 2016. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Chukotka gold output down in H1 2017

Gold production on Russia’s Chukotka peninsula decreased by 14.34% YoY, to 11.795 tons, in January-June, a spokesperson for the regional industry policy, construction, and housing and utilities department reported on July 11. Silver production in the area fell by 21.71%, to 64.709 tons. Chukotka Mining and Geological Company, a unit of Kinross Gold, produced 4.775…

Russia: Niman gets 98 kg of gold

So far this year the Niman artel LLC has obtained 98 kg of gold, up by 6 kg YoY.

Niman washes for alluvial gold in the Verkhebureinsky district of Khabarovsk krai. The industrial season started in early May. In the first month of operation the company washed 20 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kedrovskiy gold auction fails

The auction to prospect, develop and mine gold at Kedrovskiy site in Khakasia failed, as there was only one offer – from ZapSibNK LLC.

The starting price of the site with the reserves of 77 tons was 60.946. The license would have been granted for 25 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: gold illegally mined on Kapchygay-1 site

Gold was illegally mined on Kapchygay-1 site, the State Committee of Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. The committee earlier announced an auction for the sale of placer gold deposit, namely, Kapchygay-1 and Kapchygay-2 section, located in Aksy district of Jalal-Abad region. However, it was canceled because of illegal mining of…

Russia: first meters bored at Kumroch

“Zoloto Kamchatki” has bored the first meters at the Kumroch deposits, one of the most promising sites in Kamchatka. This year the company intends to bore 80 thousand meters of rock and produce 20 tons of gold. The total volume of investments in the project amounts to 1 billion rubles. At the Kumroch deposits an…