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Mining increased in Chukotka
In the Chukotka Autonomous Region increased gas production to 65,5 million cubic meters. This last year's figure is 72% higher than in 2018. The volumes are determined by the needs of the Anadyr TPP and the conversion of one boiler of the station to natural gas.
According to the press service of the regional government, coal production increased by 16% in the district. Last year, 833 thousand tons of solid fuel were obtained. The bulk was mined by the Beringpromugol company, an anchor resident of the Chukotka TOP.
The growth of precious metals mining was noted. Gold - by 1%, silver - by 250 kg. Chukotka Mining and Geological Company has the largest volume. Over 11 tons of ore gold and almost 96 tons of silver were mined at the Kupol deposit. As for loose precious metal, its volume decreased by 9% and amounted to 2,5 tons.