Chukotka autonomous okrug summed up the results of mining operations since the beginning of 2019. As of June 1, natural gas production output was 28.5 million cubic meters. According to the press center of Chukotka autonomous okrug government, it is almost double the level of the last year.
Also, over five months, the district produced 62.7 thousand tons of brown coal, which is 22.8% more than the same period last year.
As for precious metals, gold production since the beginning of the year amounted to 8.6 tons. Silver amounted to just over 44.5 tons.
The best results were shown by the Chukotka Mining and Geological Company. More than 4.5 tons of gold were mined at the “Kupol” deposit, this is more than the level of the same period in 2018 by 581 kg, more than 38 tons of silver were also produced.