Subsoil users Magadan region in January-May 2013 increased gold production by 6.05% compared with the same period a year earlier — to 4,721 tonnes, silver production for the period increased by 7.33% to 406.4 tonnes, told Prime in Regional Committee on Mineral Resources.
"Gold ore mining until the level of the previous year, and placers — companies started very well in the beginning of June is already more than a third ahead of last year's result — produced 11,139.1 kg mainly due Yagodinskaya (500.6 kg) and Susumansk areas (441.1 kg), "- said the official.
According to the forecasts of Magadan region, according to the results of 2013 gold production is expected to decline by 3% compared to 2012 — up to 20.1 m, at the same time is expected to increase silver production by 5% — up to 875 tons
In 2012, in the Magadan region, gold mining has increased by 14.28% to 20.737 tons, silver production — by 7.3% to 834.696 tons, compared with a year earlier. In the total production of gold ore increased by 11.9% to 7.59 tonnes of placer mining — by 15.7% to 13.15 tons