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RUSBURMASH, JSC to Take Part in Developing Gremyachinskoe Potash Deposit
The contract for exploratory drilling of cored holes in the underground works of the mine of Gremyachinsk ore dressing factory is signed with EuroChem-VolgaKaliy, subsidiary of Andrey Melnichenko’s EuroChem. EuroChem-VolgaKaliy implements a large-scale investment project on the development of the largest potash deposit in the European part of the country, the Gremyachinskoe potash deposit, and construction of the new production complex for mining of potash salts and processing plant for potassium chloride production, as well as the related infrastructure.
The above-surface production complex (first stage) shall process 7.3 mln tons of sylvinite ore and produce 2.3 mln tons of potassium chloride per year. At present construction of the ore dressing factory in the Kotelnikovo district of the Volgograd region is being completed. The works performed by RUSBURMASH, JSC are aimed at ascertaining the mode of occurrence of the sylvinite formation, collection of the core samples for delineation and determination of the qualitative composition of potassium salts during the further development of the deposit. The specialists of RUSBURMASH, JSC will bore 1065-1120 m deep wells.
“Participation in this project is of great importance for us. Having signed the first pilot contract and having developed the optimal process solutions taking into account individual requirements of the customer, we hope for the further long-term cooperation”, Gleb Nosyrev, deputy Director General for the Development of RUSBURMASH, JSC said.