On Tuesday, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev kicked off the construction of a new plant for gold extraction, Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Plant.
As Construction.RU was told today by the press office of the head of state, Shavkat Mirziyoev pressed a symbolic start button of the development of Auminza-Amantaisk gold deposits.
Then, workers have carried out blasting of the mine in Tamdynsk region, where the fifth hydrometallurgical plant will be built.
As it became known, investment in the project will amount to $396 million. The new modern plant is designed to process up to 5 million tons of ore per year. In addition, it will create more than 5 thousand jobs.