Russia: Yakutugol renews car-cleaning machinery

Yakutugol has purchased a new KamAZ with a clamshell.

The cost of the machine is some 7.5 million rubles.

The machine will make the process of cleaning cars of snow completely automated.

The KamAZ will also be used for loading and unloading. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Altai-Koks puts into operation air-purifying system

Altai-Koks has finished the reconstruction of the air-purification system in the coal preparation shop on the territory of the car dumps.

The new machinery allowed increasing air purification of dust from 75% to 99.5% and improving labor conditions.

Investments in the project totaled 100 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Polyus gold output up in Q2 2018

The gold production of Russia’s Polyus increased by 23% YoY, to 602,000 ounces in April-June, the company said in a statement on July 24.

In January-June the output rose by 18% YoY, to 1.109 million ounces.

Sales increased by 6%, to $1.291 billion at the average price of $1.317 per ounce. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Ormet commissions Djusinskiy mine

Ormet has reached the design capacity of the surface stowage facilities of the Djusinskiy mine. The capacity of the facilities is 6 thousand cubic meters of fill rock per month. The construction size of the facilities is 1800 square meters. Ormet obtained the license to develop the Djusinskoye deposits in Orenburg region in 1999. Until…

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Russia: Krasnoyarsk region coal output up in H1 2018

In January-June Krasnoyarsk region increased power-generating coal output by 19% YoY.

The growth in the output is explained with the increase in demand.

This coal is one of the most exported from Russia. The largest coal importers are China, India and Japan. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosgeologia to inspect gold-promising site in Magadan region

Rosgeologia will carry out prospecting works within the Petenikanskaya field.

The site is in the Magadan region.

The total size of the site to be inspected is 470 square km.

The project has to be carried out by the end of 2020. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK electricity output up in H1 2018

In January-June Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works produced 2251 million kW-h of electricity, up by 1% YoY.

“The increase allowed driving the consumption of our own electricity to 77.2% of the total amount, which is one of the best results in the industry”, Severstal Russian Steel CEO Vadim Germanov said. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: First Longstop Date under strategic agreement on Kumtor repeatedly extended

Centerra Gold Inc. has agreed with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to further extend the First Longstop Date under the Strategic Agreement for Environmental Protection and Investment Promotion previously entered into with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on September 11, 2017. The First Longstop Date under the Strategic Agreement originally expired on April…

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