Russian Copper Company Wins Deposit Discoverer Award

29 January 2018 (09:20)

UrBC, Chelyabinsk, January 29, 2018. Russia’s Nature Ministry awarded President of Russian Copper Company Vsevolod Levin, Deputy Director-General of Russian Copper Company Group’s Tominsky Ore Mining & Processing Enterprise Nikolay Dzhemilev, and the company’s Subsurface Resource Management Department’s Senior Expert Sergey Sarychev with Deposit Discoverer honorary badges, the company press service reports.

‘The awards were given for the discovery and development of Tominsky copper/porphyry ore deposit in Chelyabinsk Oblast. A number of other prominent representatives of the national geological survey and mining industries also received badges for their great contribution to the development of Russia’s mineral resource base,’ the press service says.

Tominsky ore deposit is located in Sosnovsky District, Chelyabinsk Oblast and was discovered in 1957. It is now one of the world’s fifty largest deposits, with estimated 660m tons of ore.

Russia’s Industry & Trade Minister Denis Manturov and Russian Copper Company’s Chair of the BOD Igor Altushkin launched the deposit development process in July 2017; this solemn ceremony was part of the Innoprom 2017 International Industrial Exhibition. Russian Copper Company is now putting up Tominsky Ore Mining & Processing Enterprise on the site. The enterprise is going to become one of the most up-to-date and large-scale projects in the national mining sector.

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