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In Kolyma, set the bar for 2020 for gold mining

In Kolyma, set the bar for 2020 for gold mining
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In 2019, the Magadan Region continued to increase gold production and retained second place in Russia in this indicator. Kolyma is the undisputed leader in the extraction of alluvial gold. This year, the gold targets in the region are set at around 46 tons.

According to the press service of the regional government, the mining enterprises of the region in 2019 received the highest level since 1997 of gold production from placer deposits - 18,4 tons. In total, miners mined 46,36 tons of gold last year - 9,4 tons more than in 2018. This was achieved thanks to the increase in production volumes at the Natalkinskoye deposit and the increase in gold production from placer deposits.

Ore gold production in 2019 compared to 2018 increased at the Birkachan, Vetrenskoye, Lunnoye, Natalkinskoye, Pavlik, Olcha, Oroch deposits. In this, it is planned to increase volumes at the Yelochka and Natalkinskoye deposits, and the development of the Sturmovskoye deposit will begin.

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