Irkutsk region, Eastern Siberia, Russia
Mining type

Conventional shovel-and-truck open-pit operation

2019 production
2018 production
2.9 mtpaProcessing capacity
4.8 millionProven and Probable Reserves (ounces)
11.7 millionMeasured, Indicated an Inferred Mineral Resources (ounces)
1,289Employees

Commissioned in December 2011, Verninskoye became Polyus third mine to be launched in three consecutive years from 2009 to 2011. Located in the historical gold mining area of Bodaybo, this greenfield operation’s resource base allows for expansion of its plant processing capacity.