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ALROSA’s Almazy Anabara reduces its production plan to 3 m cts of diamonds this season

27 may 2020

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Almazy Anabara (Diamonds of Anabar), a member of the ALROSA Group, plans to mine about 3 million carats of diamonds in the 2020 washing season, which is 27% lower than the initial production plan of the company.
The company said that it intends to mine about 3.3 million carats of diamonds and about 100 kg of associated precious metals this season. However, in March it was reported that Almazy Anabara intended to produce 4.5 million carats of diamonds and 100 kg of precious metals. Thus, the company reduced its production plan by 27%.
The washing season started on May 22.
According to Almazy Anabara CEO Pavel Marinychev, from autumn 2019 to spring 2020 the company processed more 6,714k m3 of rock, extracted and prepared for washing 3,636k m3 of diamondiferous sands and dumped more than 2,060k m3 of facilities.
During current season Almazy Anabara plans to produce more than 3.3 m carats of diamonds and ca.100 kg of precious metals as a by-product .
The company washes diamond placers in the Arctic region at north-west of Republic of Yakutia (Sakha).

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough & Polished, Strasbourg