Uzbekistan: second phase of largest copper deposit development starts

Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (AMMC, Almalyk city, Tashkent region), a monopoly copper producer in Uzbekistan, has started implementation of the second phase of the “Development of the Dalneye deposit” project, the press service of the AMMC reported. The work was started on the instruction of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who arrived in Almalyk to…

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Russia: Polyus gold output up in H1 2017

In January-June Polyus increased gold output by 12%, to 938 thousand ounces (29.17 tons), mostly thanks to the growth of manufacture at Olimpiada and Verninskoye deposits. Gold sales increased by 17%, to 983 thousand ounces, including 71 thousand ounces in concentrate from Olimpiada. Sales revenue reached $1.217 billion, up by 14%, at the average price…

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