Official opening of Vasilkovsky Mining and Processing Plant
Official opening of Vasilkovsky Mining and Processing Plant (Akmolinskaya region, the Republic of Kazakhstan) took place on 28 May, 2010. Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan was the first to open the plant. Plant ramp up will allow to process up to 8 mln. t/y and produce up to 15 tons of gold annually.
TOMS specialists had begun to work under Vasilkovsky plant project in 2007, already in 2009 they managed to obtain first gold. Only 34 months have passed from sample in the laboratory to issue of the first gold ingot. Since then scientific & research works were carried out; design criterion, detail engineering and project documentation were elaborated; equipment procurement was performed; construction, start-up and installation works were fulfilled.
Vasilkovsky Mining and Processing Plant / Altyntau Resources is one of the major integrated EPCM- projects performed by TOMS group.