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Investment boom in Yakutia

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Yakutia is experiencing an investment boom, said the head of the largest region of Russia Egor Borisov on December 14 at the discussion session of the Valdai Club "Turning Russia to the East: The Next Decade."
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Atomredmetzoloto to produce gold at Elkon

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Chairman of the government of Yakutia, Evgeny Chekin, met with General Director of the Elkon Mining and Metallurgical Combine, Vyacheslav Galaktionov. They discussed the plans of JSC Atomredmetzoloto to organize gold mining at the Severnoye field.
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ALROSA becomes a certified member of the RJC

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ALROSA has become a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) by achieving certification against its Code of Practices through meeting the highest ethical, human rights, social and environmental standards as established by the RJC.

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Seaport In Tiksi, Shipyard In Zhatay: More Than 4.5 Thousand Jobs Planned to be Opened In Yakuta

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Reconstruction of the Tiksi seaport and construction of the Zhataysky shipyard will allow to create more than 4.5 thousand new jobs in the Arctic region of Yakutia, the head of Yakutia Egor Borisov has announced at a plenary session of the VII International forum "The Arctic: The Present And The Future" which has opened in St. Petersburg today.

"By 2030 overall income of local budgets is estimated to increase by 1.7 times. By 2025 the multiplicative effect of development of the mining industry in Arctic territories of Yakutia alone will provide creation of not less than 1500 new jobs in the mining industry and more than 3 thousand in the accompanying branches. Besides, according to our forecasts the dependence of Russia on import of tin, rare and rare-earth metals will decrease" — Borisov has told.

Reconstruction of the seaport in Tiksi will provide safe calling port of sea vessels with a draft up to 10 meters and will allow increase cargo handling volume to 300 thousand tons per year.
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New "Belaz" Cars Have Started Operating at the Elginsky Coal Complex

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Four heavy-load BelAZ dump trucks with a loading capacity of 130 tons for transportation of mountain weight have started operating at LLC “Elgaugol”.

New cars have been added to the park of technological motor transport of the Elginsky coal complex which has 86 dump trucks, including 46 "BelAZ" cars.

Dump trucks became the next acquisition in line of the modernization program realized in 2017. Three crew buses on the basis of "KamAZ", three loaders, the fire truck and a number of other equipment have also been purchased for the enterprise within this year.

"New additions to the dump trucks park will allow to increase the volume of overburden works that is a decisive factor for implementation of production plans. Implementation of the program of technical re-equipment will also continue in 2018", – the director of management of mining assets Igor Hafizov has noted.
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