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MIr Underground Mine,
Alexey Mariin: “They do everything they can to rescue the miners” (video)
Alexey Mariin, the brother of the miner trapped underground, who expressed his distrust to the rescue operation and accused the organizers of hiding information, spend 2.5 hours underground today. He went down the mine at 8.30 am, together with a morning shift team consisting of 22 mine rescuers and volunteer miners. A representative of ALROSA’s Industrial Safety Department accompanied the group. Together with the rescuers, Alexey Mariin inspected the workings of the ventilation and backfill gallery.
ALROSA summed up the results of the competition for projects on the resumption of works at the Mir deposit
ALROSA summarized the results of the final stage of the competition for projects on the resumption of mining works at the Mir pipe deposit. The competition committee awarded two projects with the second place. Another project took the third place. The technical solutions proposed will be used during the development of the mining works resumption concept.
ALROSA to revise output plan at its Internatsionalny underground mine due to stricter health and safety policy
ALROSA's management decided to revise output plan at its Internatsionalny underground mine as the company toughens its approach to health and safety management, though 2018 production plan remains unchanged.
ALROSA will maintain financial stability despite the accident
ALROSA will maintain its financial stability and continue its work despite the accident at the Mir mine in Yakutia, Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev told journalists on Monday.
ALROSA: MIR reaches design capacity
In late December, a million tons of diamond ore was produced, having such volumes the mine can work for about 50 years.
ALROSA’s Supervisory Board approved 2018 budget
Moscow, 18 December 2017. At its meeting held on 14 December, the Supervisory Board of ALROSA reviewed and approved the Group’s budget for 2018.
August 29 - day of mourning in Yakutia
According to the decree of the head of Yakutia, Egor Borisov, August 29 was declared a day of mourning in the republic in connection with the tragic events at the Mir mine of ALROSA.
Danger to lives of rescuers makes impossible search and rescue operation on level – 310 of Mir underground mine
According to real time measurements, as of 8:00 am (local time) on August 15, 2017, level – 310 meters of Mir underground mine is flooded with water over one meter high. Rescuers’ descent down to level – 310 meters is impossible as it is life threatening.
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Trutnev: Interests of miners of the Mir mine will be protected
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev arrived in Mirny today. The Vice Prime Minister of Russia examined the most problematic, at the moment, industrial facility in the region - the Mir mine.
From the Emergency Response Center at Mir underground mine
On Friday, August 4, at 4.30 pm local time an industrial accident has happened at Mir underground - a lot of water got inside because of the breakthrough of the quarry. At the time of the accident, there were 151 people in the mine.
Initial evaluation of applications to the contest on the resumption of production at Mir mine
ALROSA carried out initial evaluation of applications submitted to the open contest of projects for the resumption of production at Mir mine.
Last Respects for Miners
In connection with the tragedy at Mir underground mine, Tuesday, August 29, was declared a day of mourning in the Republic of (Sakha) Yakutia. The town of Mirny and the Republic are paying their last respects to the miners who could not be rescued: Alexey Vlasenko, Dmitry Zhukov, Vitaly Kulikov, Dmitry Mariin, Gleb Mirontsev, Valentin Misnik, Mikhail Neustroev and Igor Stepanov.
Miners from the Mir mine are on the mend
One miner was discharged from the hospital.
Mirny has summed up the results
It's time for the reporting period for 2017, when ALROSA summarizes the work of the team, discusses problem issues, sets new goals and objectives for further improvement of the company's production and economic activities.
Monitoring of hydrogeological situation is intensified
The major task right now is to ensure miners and rescuers’ safety on level 210 where the search and rescue operations are on.
RF Security Council Secretary demands to strengthen control over mines in Yakutia
RF Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Monday during a meeting with the head of Yakutia Egor Borisov on the need to strengthen control at the technological facilities of the republic to prevent accidents, as at the Mir mine, TASS reports.
RosTekhNadzor to inspect ALROSA mines including MIR
According to the official representative of the Company, ALROSA is ready to render comprehensive assistance to conduct this verification.
Updated information about the rescue operation at 05.43 am MSK
Information from the Emergency Response Center of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia as of August 17 11:43 am local time.
Updated information about the rescue operation at 11.15 am MSK
Information from the Emergency Response Center of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia as of August 16, 5:15 pm local time.
Yakutniproalmaz is checking results
No project of a quarry, mine or test site of alluvial diamonds is developed without scientific confirmation and engineering research of the Yakutniproalmaz Research and Design Institute.
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