Russia: Evraz to process tungsten in Tula region

A manufacturing complex on deep processing of tungsten will be created on the territory of the Uzlovaya Special Economic Zone in Tula region.

The project will be carried out by Evraz.

Investments will amount to 5.5 billion rubles.

Some 500 jobs will be created. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: tungsten cluster to be created

IFG Metals & Mining and the State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources have signed an exclusive agreement on the prospecting and development of 7 tungsten deposits. Under the agreement a tungsten cluster will be created in Uzbekistan. Investments in 25-30 years will reach $300 million, and some 1500 jobs will be created. IFG will…

Kazakhstan: tungsten industry to be revived

Tungsten trioxide reserves of Kazakhstan are estimated at over 2 million tons. The development of the industry began in 1970s. But the project was suspended in 1993 due to numerous economical and political reasons. So far 12 deposits have been prospected in the country. The largest of them are Verkhneye Kayraktinskoye and Severniy Katpar in…

Russia: tungsten output down in Q1 2018

In January-March Zabaykalye region produced 290.3 tons of tungsten concentrate, down by 45.7% YoY. The decrease has to do with the drop of output volumes at Novoorlovsky Mining and Processing Works. Two companies are developing tungsten deposits in the region – Novoorlovsky GOK and Bom-Gorkhonsky Mine LLC. Novoorlovsky GOK develops and processes tungsten ore of…

Russia: Primorye to construct tungsten-processing plant

A new tungsten-processing plant and a mining-processing complex will be built in the Primorye region under the agreement with the Volfram Company, which also presupposes the stabilization of Lermontovsky GOK operations.

Investments in all the projects for 2018-2025 are estimated at 1.5 billion rubles.

Some 500 jobs will be created for the locals. (Ukrainian metal)