October 22, 2010
On 22 October 2010, as part of a working
trip to the industrial site of
Ozerny GOK, S.N. Garichev, Deputy General Director of MBC
Corporation, Chairman of the Commission for acceptance of works and
preparation of Statement on commissioning of Ozerny GOK as a mining
plant, checked the readiness of the mining plant, and held a
meeting of the commission on the commissioning of this facility at
the Ozernoye deposit.
Authorized representatives of the following
state bodies took part in the readiness check and the meeting:
Buryatnedra, Rostekhnadzor, Sanepidnadzor, Administration of the
Eravninsky District. The event was also attended by the Ozerny GOK
project Chief Engineer on behalf of the PiterGorProekt company and
representatives of the MekhTrans company.
As a result of the plant examination and
documentation check, a consensual positive decision was made
regarding the commissioning of Ozerny GOK as a mining plant.
In the near future the corresponding resolution
by the Administration of the Eravninsky District of the Republic of
Buryatia is to be published.
All the necessary engineering, construction and
mining works required for the launch of the mining facility have
been completed: the quarry and primary rock storage have been set
up, the site road network has been built, the key facilities of the
Ozerny GOK have been duly upgraded. Besides, a plan of mining works
development for 2011 has been prepared, which will be submitted to
Rostekhnadzor for review in December this year, as per the
The start of operations at the mining plant at
the Ozerny deposit ensures timely observance by MBC Corporation of
the terms and conditions of subsoil exploitation stated in the