ALROSA increased sales by 1% in March

MINEX FORUM | April 11, 2017
img0 Image: aadiamonds.co.za PJSC ALROSA, the leader in rough diamond production, has announced rough and polished diamond sales results for March 2017. Rough diamond sales by ALROSA Group in March 2017 amounted to USD 554.2 million. Polished diamond sales for the same period amounted to USD 12.4 million. Total diamond sales in March 2017 amounted to USD 566.6 ...

AREVA and Kazatomprom signed an agreement strengthening their long-standing cooperation

MINEX FORUM | April 10, 2017
img0 Today AREVA and Kazatomprom signed an agreement strengthening their long-standing cooperation in the uranium mining sector in Kazakhstan, said in Kazatomprom’s press release. “This agreement, which meets interests of Kazakhstan and France, opens new opportunities for further development and enhancement of effective operations of their joint-venture Katco, AREVA (51%) and Kazatomprom (49%). It will bring additional value ...

CALM increased copper production by 4,7%

MINEX FORUM | April 6, 2017
img0 Central Asia Metals plc (AIM: CAML) reported a Q1 2017 production update for the Kounrad dump leach, solvent extraction and electro-winning (“SX-EW”) copper recovery plant in Kazakhstan (“Kounrad”).  Kounrad Q1 2017 copper production of 3,357 tonnes is 4.7% higher than that achieved in Q1 2016. Copper sales during Q1 2017 were 2,839 tonnes (+11.3% vs. ...

Altyn Plc, formerly GoldBridges Global Resources Plc, reduced gold output by 29.4%

MINEX FORUM | April 3, 2017
img0 Altyn Plc, formerly GoldBridges Global Resources Plc, the mining and development company with gold Sekisovskoye project in Kazakhstan announced  its operational update for the full year ended 31 December 2016. Altyn Plc produced 10,970 oz of gold (341.2 kg) in 2016, comparing with 15,534 oz (483.2 kg) in 2015 and 16,520 oz (513.8 kg) of silver comparing ...

Agris Preimanis was appointed new EBRD Director for Kazakhstan

MINEX FORUM | March 30, 2017
img0 The EBRD has appointed Agris Preimanis new Director for Kazakhstan, one of the Bank’s largest countries of operations where it has invested more than US$ 8 billion to date, said the bank. The announcement was made today in Almaty, the country’s largest city, during a high-level visit led by EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett.Agris Preimanis, ...