The Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union, which is managed by ARMZ uranium holding, a mining division of Rosatom state nuclear corporation, has launched construction of No. 6 uranium mine in Transbaikal, Rambler News reports on Thursday with a reference to Rosatom’s report.
According to the report, the implementation of an investment project titled “The Development of the Argunskoye and Zherlovoye deposits (construction of mine No. 6)” will steadily provide strategic raw materials for the nuclear industry.
The project is planned to be implemented in three stages. The first one implies the construction of infrastructure and is scheduled to be completed next year. In 2023, the first stage of the mine will be put into operation. At the third stage, between 2024 and 2026, the facility will reach its design capacity.