December 1, opened a new branch Kochkarskoye gold processing plant — the enterprise group of companies "Yuzhuralzoloto" in Plast.
Need to build a new processing facility zolotoizvlecheniya was born out of careful attitude to the bowels of modern miners. If earlier at lower gold grade of 5-7 grams per ton, the deposit was recognized hopeless, now considered to be cost-effective when the content of 0.1 grams. Now the plant will process ore at a half ton more. In the corresponding progression to grow and the amount of recoverable gold.
Factory meets all modern requirements. The construction of such a facility and Etkulskom area. It will be launched within a year. It is planned that there will be about 100 people to work. The volume of investments — 55 million rubles. It’s own funds "UZHURALZOLOTO."
At present, the price of gold on world markets is high. Therefore, the opening of the new factory will generate revenue in the budget, high-tech jobs and wage growth.
For the record:
Kochkarskoye factory one of the first in the country has mastered the technology of the sorption of gold mining. By 2005, after the reconstruction of the processing capacity has increased to 1.8 million tonnes of ore per year.
Construction of a new branch of sorption began in 2010. Department will process up to four million tonnes of ore a year, will increase the extraction of precious metals.
"Yuzhuralzoloto group of companies" (UGC) — one of the largest Russian gold mining companies, is developing deposits in the Urals and Siberia. The group has the technology and experience of underground mining of gold ore and extract the metal from ores with a low content of precious metals. In enterprises "UZHURALZOLOTO" employs more than three thousand people.
According to the plans of "Yuzhuralzoloto" that were announced in 2010, the volume of gold production in the Chelyabinsk region in 2012 will amount to eight tons.