Russia: Kundumi development approved

The State Expertise Office of Russia has approved design documentation of the first stage of the Kundumi deposit development in Khabarovsk region. The deposit will be developed by Okhta Mining and Geological Company. During the first stage, around 200 thousand tons of ore will be extracted each year. In Q1, the company extracted 103.8 thousand…

Russia: Krastsvetmet to export silver

Krastsvetmet has received a general license for one year to export silver in ingots. Thus, the company will be able to increase volumes and decrease time of exports. Until 2021, Russia only issued one-time licenses. It took a company 2-2.5 months to get a license. Since the start of the year companies can get one…

Russia: gold output down in Q1 2021

In January-March, Russia produced 58.02 tons of gold, down by 4.6% YoY. The share of extracted gold was 80.7%, or 46.85 tons, down by 2.6%. Amur region demonstrated the largest drop – to 3.8 tons from 6.6 tons in Q1 2020. Krasnoyarsk region produced the most gold – 11.8 tons, up by 0.6%, followed by…