Glavgosexpertiza approves second stage of gold concentration site at Kuranakhskoye deposit

AK&M 29 April 2021 23:05

Russia's Main Department of State Expertise (Glavgosexpertiza of Russia, the state expert appraisal body) has approved the design documentation and the results of engineering surveys for the second stage of a heap leach pad for gold-bearing ores from the deposits and dumps of the Kuranakhskoye ore field. Polyus Project LLC is engaged as the design contractor, Glavgosexpertiza informed.

Gold has been mined at the Kuranakhsky mine camp in Aldansky district of Yakutia for more than 40 years. JSC Polyus Aldan is currently licensed for development. The gold concentrating mill's production capacity is 6 million tonnes of ore per year.