Russia: gold output up in Khabarovsk region in January-August 2019

In January-August Khabarovsk region obtained 16.645 tons of gold, up by 1.4% YoY.

Ore gold accounted for 13.294 tons.

Alluvial gold output totaled 3.351 tons.

In August gold manufacture decreased by 18% MoM, to 743 kg.

Silver output in 8 months fell by 17.3%, to 31.161 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Chukotka gold output down in January-August 2019

In January-August Chukotka Autonomous District produced 16.21 tons of gold, down by 1% YoY.

In particular, 14.43 tons of ore gold and 1.78 tons of alluvial gold were obtained.

Silver output remained almost unchanged at 74.91 tons.

Ore gold is mined by 5 companies in the region and alluvial gold by 7 companies. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold output up in H1 2019

In January-June Russia extracted 142.223 tons of gold, up by 11.41% YoY. The growth is due to the Natalkinskiy Mining and Processing Works in Magadan region reaching its design capacity. Petropavlovsk has commissioned its autoclave manufacture and until the end of the year intends to get 15.5 tons of gold. Russia is expected to produce…

Russia: VTB buys 11 tons of gold in Yakutia in 2018

In 2018 VTB purchased 11.04 tons of gold and 3.42 tons of silver from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) extractors.

To prepare gold-extractors for the 2019 season, the bank has provided 2 billion rubles, up by 18% YoY.

This year VTB intends to buy 12 tons of gold and 4 tons of silver. (Ukrainian metal)

Azerbaijan: gold, silver and copper production up in January-May 2019

Some 1,395 kilograms of gold were extracted in Azerbaijan in January-May, up by 9.8% YoY, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee reported. Silver production in Azerbaijan increased by 18.1%. According to the statistics, the total volume of the extracted silver and concentrates reached 1,364 kilograms. Some 805 tons of copper ore and concentrates (+44.9%) were extracted…

Russia: gold output up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia produced 61.464 tons of gold, up by 13.3% YoY. The Gold Miners’ Union has increased its output forecast for 2019 to 340 tons, up by 3.1%, including 306 tons (+3.6%) of primary gold. Earlier it was expected to obtain 300 tons of primary gold. At the same time, silver output in Q1…

Kazakhstan: gold output up in January-May 2019

In January-May Kazakhstan’s production of raw gold and semi-processed gold, or in powder form, increased by 7.8% YoY, to 39,607 kg. In the reporting period the production of raw silver and semi-processed silver, or in powder form, equaled 400,235 kg, down by 2.5%. Besides, 676,942 tons (-8%) of untreated aluminum, aluminum oxide, 56,031 tons (-12.4%)…

Russia: Chukotka gold and silver output down in January-May 2019

In January-May 8660 kg of ore gold was mined in Chukotka, down by 6.3% YoY.

Silver output dropped by 9.3%, to 44.6 tons.

Alluvial gold season will start this month.

5 enterprises mine ore gold in Chukotka.

In 2018 the autonomous district yielded 24130 kg of gold and 111.4 tons of silver. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: silver output down in Q1 2019

In January-March silver output in Russia decrease by 10.9% YoY, to 223.28 tons. The drop is due to the decrease of secondary silver deliveries to refining works – by 34%, to 47.93 tons. At the same time silver extraction remained almost on the previous level – 99.2 tons. Output of accompanying silver did not change…