Aikhal

Aikhal

 

an urban-type settlement in the Yakut ASSR. Located on the Viliui Plateau, 500 km northwest of the city of Mirnyi. Population, 4,900 in 1968.

Aikhal was founded in 1962 with the opening of the Aikhal diamond mine; its chief industry is diamond extraction. There is also a concentration plant and a branch of the Viliui Technicum of Power Machinery Construction. A major building and construction program includes houses, schools, and stores, which will be connected by enclosed streets and promenades.

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During the meeting, a direct line was organized with mines in Udachnoye, Aikhal, questions are asked by participants in the meeting of the company, and the company's management answers questions.
In particular, last year Airosa started constructing the Zaria pipe of the Aikhal division and signed the special investment contract with the Russian Ministry for Far East Development for the diamond mining at the Verkhne-Munskoe deposit.
It currently has three underground mines with a combined design capacity of 2mnt of ore per year eAE International, Aikhal and Mir.
The order is for four new mine hoists to Aikhal Mine, about 500 km north of Mirny.
Now 43 years of age, he attended Izmail Teacher's Training College in the Odessa Region of Ukraine and taught English and German for 18 years at high schools in Big Ploskoe Village, Aikhal, and Udachny.
pipeline is scheduled to be built before 2000 from Kirny to the diamond mining centers of Aikhal and Udachnyy.
Russian diamond mining company Alrosa has initiated development of a new open-pit mining operation on the Zarya pipe at its Aikhal Mining and Processing Division in north-central Russia.
Request for quotations: supply speaker system for the needs of the defense administration village aikhal
Its earlier underground mines, International and Aikhal, took 25 years to reach full capacity.
The company is also building the Aikhal deep mine, achieving full capacity of 500,000 t of ore there by 2007, and it will build a deep mine at the Mir pipe, bringing this into operation by 2010.
Currently, Alrosa operates the International and Aikhal underground mines, each with design capacity of 500,000 mt/y of ore, and the Mir underground mine, with design capacity of 1 million mt/y.
Its current operations include the International, Mir and Aikhal underground mines, the Komsomolskaya, Udachny and Jubilee open pits, and a number of alluvial plants.