Company "Polymetal" — the largest primary silver producer in Russia — has commissioned a new mill on the Omsukchan gold extraction plant in the Magadan region with the capacity of 1.5 million tonnes of ore per year.
In 2012, "Polymetal" plans to produce Omsukchan mill about 570 kg of gold and 440 tons of silver.
The new equipment will replace the old mill of similar capacity. "It’s modernization, replacement of the same type of equipment. Increased production will be a slight associated only with a reduction in downtime and risk of accidents," — noted in the company.
The economic effect of the commissioning of the new equipment will be about 700 thousand dollars a year and will be obtained from approximately 10 additional days of chain ZIF /
The main supplier is the Open Society "Tyazhmash" Sizran. "The installation of a powerful new domestic mill production schedule was given to us 45 days — said the managing director of" Magadan Silver "(included in" Polymetal ") Mikhail Yegorov. — Without causing distortion to the day it was installed and put into operation . Commissioning made 72 hours in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. new unit will work with the same power as the old one, that is, to process 1.5 million tonnes of ore a year, but with the introduction of its operation in the number of accidents will be reduced downtime up to scratch. "
JSC "Magadan Silver" is a "Polymetal" and is developing Dukat, Lunar and Goltsovoye, which are located in the north-east of Russia in Omsukchan district of Magadan region, 650 km from the city of Magadan.
All three fields are technologically linked and managed as a single production facility.
At the end of 2009 was completed reconstruction Omsukchan factory to increase capacity up to 1.5 million tons per year.
The number of employees of JSC "Magadan Silver" at the end of 2011 was 1,911 people.