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.
Irkutsk region, Eastern Siberia, Russia
Conventional shovel-and-truck open-pit operation
2.2 mtpaProcessing capacity
3.8 millionProven and Probable Reserves (ounces)
6.0 millionMeasured, Indicated an Inferred Mineral Resources (ounces)