The miners of Kolyma increased for the year gold production of 18 kg

The miners of Kolyma increased for the year gold production of 18 kg


Kolyma miners mined by the beginning of November to 22.8 tonnes of gold and 979,5 tons of silver, said the representative of the press service of the government of the Magadan region.

MAGADAN, 11 Nov. Kolyma miners mined by the beginning of November to 22.8 tonnes of gold and 979,5 tons of silver, said the representative of the press service of the government of the Magadan region.

“If you compare last year, the volume of mined gold increased by 18 pounds, and silver by 127 tons. The majority of gold — 15 ton — mined alluvial deposits. The main volumes produced in yagodinskaya, Susumansk and Severo-Evensk districts”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

He added that in General in 2015 is expected to produce at least 25 tons of gold. Extraction of precious metals in the region in recent years is constantly growing. In the period from 2009 to 2014 average annual gold production increased by 8.4 tons.

“An impressive result for the extraction of silver. Magadan region close to the milestone of one million tons per year and remains the undisputed leader in the production of silver in Russia. Plus 18 kilograms of gold — a good result, important for the budget of the region”, — said the Governor of the region Vladimir Pecheny.

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