Kazakhstan: gold production up in H1 2018

In January-June an overall production of unwrought gold and semi-processed gold or in powder form reached 44,965 kg, up by 8.4% YoY, Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry of Kazakhstan reports. In the accounting period gross output of unwrought and semi-processed silver or in the powder form made 494,145 kg, down by 9.3%. (Kazinform/Ukrainian…

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Russia: KMEZ assembling new conveyers to transport copper cathodes

Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has started assembling new conveyer system in the copper electrolysis shop. The machinery will transport empty matrixes, matrixes with cathode leftovers and anodes. While assembling the new conveyers the manufacture has not been stopped. Commissioning is scheduled for July. Investments in the project total 380 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

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