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RUSBURMASH Sums up 20 Years of Work
For 20 years, RUSBURMASH, JSC (specialized company of the ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. for geological exploration and drilling operations) has drilled more than 5 million linear meters, which corresponds to the distance from Moscow to Chita. This figure was presented at the solemn evening in honor of the anniversary for employees and partners of the company.
Director General of the ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. Vladimir Verkhovtsev noted that "it is RUSBURMASH, JSC where the uranium chain of the Russian nuclear industry begins". “Now the company has all the competencies to firmly take the leading positions in the world market. RUSBURMASH, JSC has opened its own research center and branches in different parts of the country, it can provide a wide range of services - from engineering to the construction of ready-made polygons,” - Vladimir Verkhovtsev emphasized.
Indeed, nowadays the modern fleet of drilling equipment of RUSBURMASH, JSC has more than 200 units of equipment; the staff is more than 500 people. It has successfully operating branches in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Kurgan Region, the Republic of Buryatia, the Irkutsk Region and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The company traditionally implements projects related to the core activities of the ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. - carries out geological exploration and additional exploration of uranium deposits, prepares polygons for operation, and solves infrastructure issues. In recent years, the number of external customers has been expanding. In particular, a project for rehabilitation of technological and research wells and monitoring of subsurface resources, exploration drilling within the Verkhne-Bryantinsky ore cluster (the Amur Region) has been implemented. In July 2018, a contract was signed with EuroChem-VolgaKaliy, LLC for drilling at the Gremyachinskoe potash deposit. Back in 2012, RUSBURMASH, JSC began its participation in international projects in Tanzania and Mozambique.
Director General of RUSBURMASH, JSC Yuri Mironov in his speech said that within the framework of the performance improvement program, only in the last year the company managed to save RUB 235.8 million. “Having accumulated colossal experience, we are setting new ambitious tasks for ourselves. The priority project for us today is the “Ready polygon”, which should bring the company to a new level. Today we are offering uranium mining companies and external customers a new turnkey approach to the mining polygon arrangement. Within the framework of the project, we not only perform traditional well drilling and construction and installation work on their piping, but also carry out engineering preparation of the territory, installation of power supply and instrumentation systems, creation of infrastructure facilities and other works,” - Yuri Mironov said.
At the end of the festive event, the awards ceremony for the best employees of RUSBURMASH, JSC was held. In particular, Director General of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation, Alexey Likhachev, acknowledged the Branch Director, Operations Supervisor of the Drilling Site No.3, Alexey Andreyev.