— Our company is a project operator that follows the policy of the maximum involvement of Arkhangelsk facilities as prospective suppliers and contract holders, – noticed Alexander Lukin, the CEO of “Pervaya Gornorudnaya kompaniya” (the First Ore Mining Company), visiting handling area “Economia” of the Arkhangelsk sea port.
Even today the company engages many Arkhangelsk transportation providers’ services in the opening stage of the project installation.
Alexander Lukin says that proposed overall employment of the field is 1200-1400 people, who are going to be employed in the Arkhangelsk region.
The Pavlovskoye ore field is a silver-bearing, lead and zinc mineral deposit. It is a part of the Bezymyanny ore and polymetallic cluster situated on the Yuzhny Island, the Novaya Zemlya archipelago. The field is one of the five largest polymetallic deposits in Russia. Let us remember that the First Ore Mining Company management has already met with the Arkhangelsk Region Government and industrial enterprises, taking part in Association of oil and gas suppliers “Sozvezdye”.
Visiting handling area “Economia” mining businessmen inspected the port capacity, terminals and load platforms of the Arkhangelsk port.
The Chair of the Arkhangelsk Region Government Alexey Alsufiev emphasises:
“The Pavlovskoye project is very important not only for the Arkhangelsk region. In spite of providing employment, replenishing the tax basis, increasing the investment amount in region’s economy it is also a unique experience of ore and polymetallic mining under the harsh climate conditions of the Arctic. We intend to support investors with all necessary measures provided by the law”.