Zinc, Oil and Gas
JSC “Zhayremsky GOK” increased the quality evaluation of more than 60 mln tons of ore having referred them to the reserves with zinc content of over 4%, is said in Glenore’s repor
In January-September 2016 Glencore reduced coal mining by 11% to 91.9 mln tons against January-September 2015.
Krasnoyarsk enterprise of Rosgeologiya assessed the resources of perspective for gold and copper object in TuvaEdited by Rhod Mackenzie / 2016-02-12 03:26:31
JSC Krasnoyarskgeolsyomka (in the structure of Rosgeologiya) has completed the execution of the state contract or geological additional study o the Kyzyl site located in the Kyzyl, Piy-Khemsky, Tandinsky and Kaa-Khemsky districts of the Republic of Tuva. The works have been held since 2013. Tyvanedra ordered the works. The area of the studied site is 5,132 sq km.
In the framework of the project research works, laboratory works, geochemical sampling were held, sediments of the Ulug-Khemsky coal basin were studied, the geophysical and geochemical basis were prepared and tested.
The borders of the Tannoulsko-Ulugousky gold-polymetallic minerogenic and Kalbaksky coper-molybdenum ore areas and the Tapsa –Kaakhemsky alluvial gold area were specified. Within the borders of the latter the Terektigsky golden ore hub and Ondumsky ore zone were separated. The first object was issued a passport with the assessment of forecast P1 copper and gold resources - 1.7 mln tons and 33 tons respectively.
On the results of the geochemical survey at the Kyzyl site, 7 anomalous geochemical fields of golden ore were discovered, forecast P3 resources of copper, zinc, silver were assessed – 850 thousand tons, 500 thousand tons and 563 tons respectively.
“UMMC-Holding” LLC did not filed a request to the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) for the acquisition of OAO “Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant” (CZP, part of ChelPipe). Chief of the Industry Control Department of FAS A.Ulyanov stated. According to him, the agency did not receive such requests from other companies. A.Ulyanov asserted that in order to acquire the controlling stake of CZP they are to obtain the approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service.
Today 259 objects of subsoil use are registered in the East Kazakhstan region, including 227 - for solid minerals, one for hydrocarbon raw materials (oil, Zaisan), 22 for groundwater and others.
In addition to the use of non-ferrous and rare metals work on small deposits of non-metallic materials (sand, clay, etc.) becomes more intensive. The number of subsoil users in the region is growing every year, experts say.
Kazakhstan’s budget has received $60 billion of revenues from the producing sector. Kazakhstan published its EITI reports for 2012 and 2013, which show incomes of about $30 billion in each year: income from oil and gas made up 93% of the total income of the sector, while the mining gave 7%.
Yugra will open a window to the Ural Mountains, Natalia Komarova, the KhMAD Governor, stated during the Council meeting on the investment activity.
At the meeting the head of the region emphasized that it was time for a new industrialization of the northwest Ugra. The Ural Mountains is a real resource treasury. And it is necessary to unlock its potential for the needs of the Russian and Ugra economy. "We have relied on the development of the Berezovsk area, wide construction of transport and energy networks, the launch of large investment projects. If we speak the language of the historical analogy, we have to open a window to the Polar Urals, - Natalia Komarova stated. - This task is doubly relevant in the current geopolitical and macroeconomic conditions in which our country can unconditionally rely only on our own raw materials and domestic sources of growth".
More than 40 large hydrocarbon deposits in the Arctic are in the Russian sector. And next year, after submission of an application to the United Nations, Russia plans to expand its domain due to the Lomonosov and Mendeleev Ridges.
At the end of last year, Russia received the first batch of Arctic oil. The development of the Arctic shelf began from the development of Prirazlom field. In general, about 60 large deposits of hydrocarbons are in the Arctic, more than 40 of them are located in the Russian sector. Today Russia is now planning to expand its domain due to the Lomonosov and Mendeleev Ridges at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean. The corresponding application is expected to be submitted to the United Nations next year.
An agreement to develop the "Zarnisori Shimoli" field was signed in Dushanbe.
The agreement signing between the State Committee on Investments and gosimuschestvom Tajikistan and "Tajik-Chinese mining company" (TC-Gorprom) to develop the lead and zinc deposits was held in Dushanbe this week.
The agreement was signed by Kodiri Cosima, the chairman of the State Committee, and Huang Xiang Zhong, the president of the Chinese company, as reported on the website of the State Committee on Investments and State Property Management.
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