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ARMZ Uranium Holding announces staff changes in JSC Dalur and JSC Khiagda
On November 18, at a JSC Dalur Board of Directors meeting, Nikolay Poponin, the company's ex-Director for Operations was elected to be the next Director General. His predecessor Aleksey Dementiev was elected to the office of JSC Khiagda's Director General.
In his new post Nikolay Poponin will concentrate on engineering pilot production of rare-earth metals (REM) and scandium rough concentrate at the JSC Dalur's production site, as well as completing the construction of Dalmatovskoye uranium deposit main production facilities with the purpose of reaching full capacity.
Among the goals Aleksey Dementiev sets forth for his office at JSC Khiagda are completion of the commissioning and start-up complex construction, further exploration of the Khiagdinskoye deposit and preparative works for a quality management systems certification complying with the international standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, as well as other matters.
Poponin Nikolay Anatolievich
Born on November 12, 1974.
Graduated from Ural State Technical University with a degree in Inorganic Chemistry.
In 1997 was assigned an in-situ leaching area supervisor at Dalmatovsky branch office of JSC Malyshevskoye Rudoupravlenie.
Since 2000 worked as a geotechnical engineer at Zelenogorskgeologiya No. 71 State Company.
Since 2002 worked as an in-situ leaching area supervisor at JSC Dalur.
Since 2006 worked as the Head of Department for Processing of Productive Solutions.
Since 2010 worked as the Director for Operations at JSC Dalur.
Elected in office as the Director General at JSC Dalur in November 2013.
Dementiev Aleksey Andreevich
Born on November 7, 1956.
Graduated from Russian State Geological Prospecting University n. a. Sergo Ordzhonikidzе with a degree in Technology and Complex Mechanization of Rare and Radioactive Ores Underground Mining and a major in Geotechnical Methods of Mining.
After graduation he worked at State Research Institute Branch No. 2.
During 1981-1986 he has come a long way from a shift foreman to an in-situ leaching area superintendent at Vostochny Ore Mining and Processing Plant.
From 1986 to 2002 worked as a senior engineer, senior geologist, chief geotechnologist and chief hydrogeologist at Federal State Unitary Geological Enterprise Urangeo.
Since 2002 worked as the Director for Operations at JSC Dalur.
Since 2008 worked as the Director General at JSC Dalur.
Elected in office as the Director General at JSC Khiagda in November 2013.