In Urupsko area of Karachay-Cherkessia commissioned crushing and screening plant for the extraction and processing of serpentinite up to 750,000 tons per year. At the new complex will produce five kinds of gravel and sand. The number of workers is 70, then with the building design capacity of the number of people involved in production, will increase to 120 people.
The project is unique in the manufacture of products from waste-free serpentenita, which is used in nuclear power plants, in medicine, in the construction of airports, railways and roads today, where high strength is required monolith. Of waste after washing gravel turns most valuable fertilizer, which is necessary for the cultivation of sugar beets and potatoes.
Running complex — only the first phase of a major investment project of JSC "Rustona." The company plans to build a cement plant and a number of other companies for the production of building materials — lime, dry mixes, decorative stone.
The deposits of the mineral serpentine here on this exploration work is about 50 million tons, these reserves will last for 50-60 years of operation of the complex. But the company is now formalized the license to produce somewhere around 5 million tons.
Fully automated complex is located in an area of 14 hectares, which features 27 of conveyors and crushers manufactured from drawings of Chinese experts on Russian equipment. It is assumed that the output of the production capacity in the next year, the company will employ about 120 people, the wages that will be 20-30 thousand rubles.
Construction of the new complex was carried out in the framework of an agreement signed in 2010 between the "Rustona" and the Government of Karachay-Cherkessia. At the opening ceremony of the complex head of Karachay-Cherkessia Rashid Temrezov hailed the event as a landmark for the area and Urupsky noted that in the future in the area is planned to open new businesses and creating new jobs.
By the way, in the district of Urupsko Karachay-Cherkessia is the largest — Bedensky (B.Labinsky) serpentinite massif, a total area of about 9 square kilometers, and serpentinite reserves — more than 1.6 billion tons.