Amursk


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Amursk

 

urban-type settlement and administrative center of Amur Raion, Khabarovsk Krai, RSFSR; on the left bank of the Amur River; 60 km north of Komsomol’sk-na-Amur and 18 km from the Mylki railroad station (on the Volochaevka-Komsomol’sk-na-Amur line). The population in 1968 was 25,000.

Amursk was founded in 1958 in connection with the construction of a large pulp and cardboard complex. There is an evening pulp and paper technicum.

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However, the figures came with a sting: due to unexpectedly high chlorine concentrations in the process water and design weaknesses, the Amursk POX plant had to be shut down in late December and is currently operating at 60% capacity.
2m oz of gold equivalent (up 13% y-o-y), however sees moderate risk to the forecast at around 5% of the yearly target due to delays in ramping up the Amursk POX.
Production growth will be delivered from Amursk POX and full ramp-up of Omolon.
Polymetal announced yesterday (10 Apr) that it poured the first gold at its Amursk POX facility on 5 Apr.
A sufficient amount of concentrate was transported from Albazino to Amursk to be processed at Amursk pressure oxidization plant (POX).
Kommersant reports today (18 Apr) that Polymetal may reduce its production guidance for 2011 as a result of a delay in commissioning a pressure oxidation (POX) facility in Amursk, which was due to become operational in September this year.
In June 2011, the company schedules to start concentrate shipments to the Amursk POX Plant, which is expected to be ready to process this concentrate from 3Q11, with the first gold poured in 4Q11.
The major Albazino-Amursk project is also on track with a concentrating plant at Albazino expected to be fully on line in November 2010, while the Amursk POX plant should start processing this concentrate in 2Q11.