Krasnoyarsk region, Eastern Siberia, Russia
Mining type

Conventional shovel-and-truck open pit operation

2018 production
2017 production
8 mtpaProcessing capacity
9.1 millionProven and Probable Reserves (ounces)
17.9 millionMeasured, Indicated an Inferred Mineral Resources (ounces)
1,488Employees

Located only 25 kilometres away from Polyus flagship operation, Olimpiada, Blagodatnoye is the Company’s second largest mine. Commissioned in July 2010, it boasts a processing capacity of 8 mln tonnes of ore per year, which makes it one of the largest ore processing plants in the Russian gold mining sector.