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Gold mining rose in Magadan region despite pandemic

Gold mining rose in Magadan region despite pandemic
Photo: 49gov.ru
Gold miners in the Magadan Region increased precious metal production, despite coronavirus restrictions. Since the beginning of the season, 13,03 tons of gold have been mined in the region.

Now restrictions due to patients with coronavirus remain in only one artel - “Status”. Because of the pandemic, the plans for mining the artel did not change, while the cost of gold increased by about 25%.

According to the press service of the regional government, most of the total production is ore gold - 11,623 tons, miners mined 1,407 tons in placers. The increase in volumes amounted to about 238 kg.

Among the districts, the Tenki urban district, where 8,58 tons of gold ore was mined, is the leader in terms of production. In placers, the leader was the Yagodninsky district with a result of 618 kg, in the Susumansky district a little less was extracted - 564 kg.

In total, according to the plan this year, 46 tons of precious metal are to be mined in the Magadan Region. After the commissioning of the Natalkinsky and Yolochka deposits, the production level will increase to 50 tons.
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