Yakutia is in top 3 Russian gold mining regions as of 2019
Gold and silver production in republic increases
Yakutia 24 TV channel: The republic mined 36,5 tons of gold in 2019 and entered the top three of the RF constituent entities for the extraction of precious metals.
The growth was achieved by increasing the production capacities of Ryabinovoye LLC, Polyus Aldan JSC, Neryungri-Metallik LLC and Taborny Rudnik LLC projects. Silver production reached a record 120,6 tons due to the commissioning of “Vertical” MPP in the Kobiai region.
At the end of 2019, diamond production in the republic amounted to 34,3 million carats worth $ 3,3 billion, which is higher by 3,5% carat and 1% of price of 2018 level.
The growth of ALROSA diamond production is associated with an increase in production at the new Verkhnemunsky deposit in the Oleneksky district.