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Development of the largest tin deposit in Russia will begin in Chukotka

Development of the largest tin deposit in Russia will begin in Chukotka
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In Chukotka, the development of the largest tin deposit in Russia - "Pyrkakayskie stockwork" will begin. Governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Roman Kopin and the head of the Seligdar company Konstantin Beirit signed a long-term cooperation agreement.

According to the press service of the Chukotka government, the development of the field will ensure stable production for 30 years. The reserves of the Pyrkakayskie Shtokverki deposit in the Pevek region are estimated at 267 thousand tons of tin. The deposit also contains more than 18 thousand tons of tungsten, in addition, the rock contains gold, silver and copper.

The Chukotka government will help Rusolovo PJSC in organizing logistics and supply, as well as in the supply of electricity. The parties agreed, in addition to respecting the environment, to protect the original habitat of the indigenous peoples of the North in the zone of influence of industrial facilities.

This year the Rusolovo company will begin sampling a large-scale sample and technological research at the field. Engineering surveys and design are scheduled for 2022-2024.


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