July 15th the company "Velta" the beginning of the second stage of concentrating production on the basis of the complex for the extraction and processing of ilmenite Birzulovskom field. "This will increase the capacity of GOK to 300 tons of ilmenite concentrate per year" — said in a statement.
The components of the second phase of the new building will be reconstructed section of gravity and refinement that will escalate the potential production at the plant is more than 1.5 times. The planned volume of investments in the second turn Mining — about $ 10 million
Complete construction company plans in the IV quarter of 2012 is expected that this year’s annual capacity is 240 thousand tons of titanium ore.
As previously reported, at the end of December 2011, "Velta" introduced vekspluatatsiyu GOK mining ore sand and production of ilmenite concentrate on Birzulovskom field near the village of Korobchino (Novomirgorodsky region, Kirovohrad region).
Ilmenite concentrate is used in the manufacture of titanium products.