Kamchatka launched the first gold Ozernovskogo MMC

© AP Photo / Mike GrollЗолотые bars. Archival photoKamchatka launched the first gold Ozernovskogo MMC© AP Photo / Mike Groll

First Ozernovskogo mining and metallurgical plant has launched one of the largest gold deposits in Kamchatka, said on Monday the government of the province.

The project was started in 2010 on the site of the dilapidated exploration base. Now ozernovskiy MMC is the new modular village for employees with road length of over 60 kilometers.

«This is the biggest object discovered on the Kamchatka Peninsula, and one of the most difficult from the point of view of logistics, from the point of view of climatic conditions, from the point of view of features associated with national defense. And yet he made today,» — said the head of the region Vladimir Ilyukhin during the opening Ozernovskogo MMC.

This year the enterprise plans to produce about 1 ton of gold. Tax revenues in the regional budget of this amount will reach more than 100 million rubles.

Ozernovskiy MMC – draft public-private partnership. This is the fourth largest gold production in Kamchatka. Now the company employs over 200 people. The launch of the second phase of the mill is scheduled for late 2019. Then the number of jobs will reach 600.