Chubais launched the second phase of the company “Russian quartz”

Чубайс запустил вторую очередь предприятия "Русский кварц"

The head of JSC “RUSNANO” Anatoly Chubais on Sunday in the town of Kyshtym in Chelyabinsk region launched the second phase of the company “Russian quartz”, a joint project of RUSNANO, “Kyshtym mining and processing plant” and the Japanese Sumitomo, the correspondent with the start-up ceremony.

“This is a worthy project. Here was used the technology of a wide class of. The project is unique for Russia. Has now reached 4 thousand tons per year on the project “Russian quartz” in the future — up to 10 thousand tons”, — said Chubais.

“Russian quartz” is the only enterprise in Russia for production of quartz concentrate used to create high-purity quartz glass; in a world like that of the three companies. The share of exports — 97%, the main markets — China, Japan, EU.

First “Russian quartz” was put into operation in 2014.