Russia: Buryatia extracts 586 kg of gold in August 2018

In August the Republic of Buryatia extracted 586.8 kg of gold, including 285.9 kg of ore gold and 300.9 kg of alluvial gold.

In January-August gold output reached 3516.5 kg.

In particular, ore gold accounted for 2269.8 kg and alluvial gold – 1246.7 kg.

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

Kazakhstan: gold output up in January-August 2018

In January-August Kazakhstan’s production of raw gold and semi-processed gold, or in powder form, increased by 11.6% YoY, to 62,251 kg, the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy reported. In the accounting period, the production of raw silver and semi-processed silver, or in powder form, reached 638,640 kg, down by 11%. (Kazinform/Ukrainian…

Russia: gold mine collapses in Chelyabinsk region

The Tsentralnaya gold mine in Chelyabinsk Region operated by gold producer UGC, also known as Uzhuralzoloto, collapsed on September 19, killing one person, a spokesperson for the Emergency Ministry’s local branch reported.

The mine collapsed at the depth of 820 meters, when two people were working there.

Reasons are currently being investigated. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: production at Makmal stopped

Production of gold at Makmal field in Jalal-Abad region has been suspended, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov declared. The press service of Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC confirmed the information. The gold recovery plant has suspended its work since September 1. The mineral resource base of the mine is completely depleted, so further work…

Russia: gold output up in August 2018

Russian gold bar production rose by 0.4% YoY and by 9.5% MoM in August, the Federal State Statistics Service said on September 17.

In January-August gold bar production decreased by 0.4% YoY.

No absolute figures were disclosed. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

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

In January-August Chukotka Autonomous District extracted 16.38 tons of gold, down by 5% YoY.

14.52 tons accounted for ore gold, with 1.86 tons provided by alluvial sites.

Silver output decreased by 15%, to 74.98 tons.

In January-August 2017 gold output was 17.18 tons and silver – 87.85 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Omega gold output up in 2018

Omega LLC has finished the gold washing season of 2018. The result was 320 kg of alluvial gold, with the target at 304 kg. The output grew by 14% YoY. The company is developing gold deposits in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). It has 4 licenses for Lazo, Bilir, Bolshoy Delegenyakh and the Bilir Brook…