May 22, 2014
Corporation "MBC", Kazakhstan State Corporation
"Kazatomprom" and the Russian company "Neftehimmash", that owns
Zabaikalskiy Mining Complex, signed an agreement on joint
production of beryllium metal-based assets in Russia and
Ore extraction will be carried out on Ermakovsky deposit in
Buryatia, licensed to MBC. Then the ore will be processed into
concentrate on the Zabaikalskiy Mining Complex,
Then concentrate tolling will be delivered to UMP in Kazakhstan,
part of "Kazatomprom", for the production of beryllium metal.
"The agreement is under negotiation, but MBC plans to start
mining ore at Ermakovskiy Field in the near future. All that will
be produced at Ermakovsky deposit, we will send to Zabaikalskiy
Mining Complex. Planned volume is 50 tons of ore per year, "- said
General Director of MBC Ilia Okhtyrskiy.