Russia: GV Gold IFRS net profit down in H1 2018

The net profit of Russia’s gold producer GV Gold fell by 9.5% YoY, to $19 million in January-June, as calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said. Revenue soared by 70%, to $146 million. Operating profit grew by 52%, to $43 million. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by…

Russia: Amur Zoloto extracts 790 kg of gold

In January-July Amur Zoloto LLC, extracting gold on the territory of Khabarovsk region, produced 789.5 kg of gold. In particular, the Yubileyniy GOK at the Krasivoye deposits produced 44.4 thousand tons of ore gold, with Yubileynaya factory processing 59.3 thousand tons of ore and producing 538.6 kg of gold and 333.9 kg of silver. Perevalnaya…

Russia: Chukotka’s gold output down

Gold output of the Chukotka Autonomous District is falling, governor Roman Kopin said in his letter to president Vladimir Putin asking for higher financing of geological exploration and better mechanisms of licensing of subsoil sites. Kopin said that the gold reserves of the unallocated subsoil reserve fund of the region stood at only 95.2 tons,…

Russia: gold output in Buryatia up in January-July 2018

In January-July the Republic of Buryatia extracted 2929.7 kg of gold, up by 7% YoY.

Ore gold accounted for 1983.9 kg, up by 4%, while alluvial gold output grew by 13%, to 945.8 kg.

Last year the region yielded 5677.9 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold output up in July 2018

Russia’s production of finished, semi-finished, and powdered gold increased by 1.7% YoY and by 19.7% MoM in July, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a report. In January-July gold production decreased by 0.6% YoY. Previously, absolute figures on production of precious metals were a state secret. The figures are no longer classified, but the…

Russia: Chukotka gold and silver output down in January-July 2018

In January-July Chukotka Autonomous District yielded 13.49 tons of gold, down by 7% YoY.

12.57 tons accounted for ore gold, with alluvial gold at 930 kg, down by 7% and by 15% respectively.

Silver output decreased by 15%, to 64.44 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Priisk Dambuki net profit down in H1 2018

In January-June Priisk Dambuki, extracting alluvial gold in Amur region, received 83 thousand rubles of net profit, down almost 24-fold YoY (1.9 million rubles). The company revenue decreased 4-fold, to 23.5 million rubles. Gross profit fell 2-fold, to 17.9 million rubles. EBITDA increased 1.3-fold, to 339 thousand rubles. As of late June, the company accounts…

Kyrgyzstan: $30 million to revive Makmal

Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC conducts consultations with the population of Toguz-Toro district. People are being persuaded that it is necessary to create a joint venture with a foreign investor at Makmal mine. Only this can extend its life and provide people with stable work. Deputy Chairman of Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC Nurdin Kanymbetov explained the peculiarities of the project.…