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Platinum Sponsor

Polymetal is a leading precious metals mining company operating in Russia and Kazakhstan. Polymetal has been in the mining industry since 1998. The company’s portfolio includes nine operating assets as well as a top-level pipeline of development projects. Polymetal operates in the Chukotka Autonomous District, Khabarovsk Territory, Magadan and Sverdlovsk Regions, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Karelia and Kazakhstan. The company independently carries out the whole range of works related to ore deposits development – from exploration to production. The company has accumulated significant operating experience in ore concentration using various technologies, including heap leaching under severe climatic conditions of Northern Territories of Russia and POX to process refractory concentrates. In 2018 Polymetal’s operations processed 15,2 MT of ore, produced 37,8 tons of gold and 787 tons of silver.

Highland Gold Mining

Platinum Sponsor

Highland Gold Mining is an established gold producer with a world class asset base and competitive cost structure. It has strong management and operational teams, with local and international expertise, an exciting portfolio of JORC-audited resources, and annual production of 290-300 thousand oz of gold and gold equivalents.

Highland Gold’s main operations are located in the Khabarovsk, Zabaikalsky and Chukotka regions of Russian Federation. The Company has 4 operating mines, two of which are located in Khabarovsk region – MNV and Belaya Gora; Novo in Zabaikalskiy region; and Valunistiy in Chukotka.

Highland Gold Mining Limited was incorporated in Jersey in 2002 with a vision to become the most profitable gold mining company in the region with a firm commitment towards safety, health and the environment, and social responsibility towards employees and communities. The company’s shares are traded on AIM in London under the symbol “HGM.L”.


Petropavlovsk PLC

Gold Sponsor

Petropavlovsk is one of Russia’s major gold mining companies, in terms of both production and Reserves and Resources.

It is amongst the most established and the most experienced vertically integrated gold producers in the Far East of Russia. The Company focuses on creating value for its shareholders, employees and other stakeholders by safely and responsibly exploring, mining and producing a stable output of low-cost gold.

Petropavlovsk’s key area of focus is the Amur region in the Russian Far East, where it has operated since 1994.

The Company is one of the leading employers and contributors to the development of the local economy in the region, which benefits from well-developed infrastructure, access to hydroelectric power and a strong mining tradition.


Gold Sponsor

Krastsvetmet is the leading precious metals’ refinery in Russia and one of the world leading refiners of platinum group metals, gold and silver, processing all known types of raw materials. It is one of the ten largest gold production companies in the world, one of the top three for the production of platinum and takes the first place for the palladium production.

The company produces all eight precious metals, processes mineral and secondary materials. In 2017, Krastsvetmet produced 220 tons of gold, which is not only the historical record for the company itself, but also in the newest history of Russia.

Krastsvetmet’ jewellery division is one of the leading manufacturers of gold chains and the only one manufacturer of chains from platinum and palladium and supply chains and bracelets by machine weaving.

The division of Industrial appliances offers variety range of products for industrial use: catalytic systems, spinnerets, standard samples, laboratory vessels, chemical compounds of precious metals.

The company adheres to the principle of open innovation and cooperates with outside organizations – research institutes, innovative companies, start-ups – to find a better solution for business cases based on R & D Park, which is a platform for interaction between science, business and production.

OGK Group (United Mining Contractor)

Gold Sponsor

OGK Group (United Mining Contractor) – 

Russian unique full-cycle service company that offers a comprehensive approach to exploitation of solid mineral deposits (SMD) at all stages: carries out all kinds of exploration drilling, blasting and blast hole drilling, underground development, loading and hauling of rock. The company is a contractor of the leading Russian mining companies. OGK Group operates in Russia and abroad. It is in the top 12 drilling companies in the global core drilling market, according to competent international magazine “Coring Magazine”.

Until May 2019 (before merging with DETRA), it was called United Geological exploration Company.

Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (Priargunsky)

Gold Sponsor

Public joint-stock company Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union named after E.P. Slavskiy- the largest diversified mining and processing enterprise in Zabaikalsky Region, the flagship of the Russian uranium mining industry. Date of establishment – 20.02.1968. Place of location – Krasnokamensk city, Zabaikalsky Region.  Since August 2008 PIMCU, PJSC is a subsidiary of JSC Atomredmetzoloto.

In addition to the main company’s product PIMCU, PJSC currently offers coal to its consumers.

The main course of enterprise diversification involves production of  mining equipment ,loading and hauling machines, agricultural equipment, spare parts; containers of various types and capacity; elements of urban infrastructure; engines and other mechanisms repair. A separate area is the production of concentrates of nonferrous metals with obtaining high-purity products with the prospect of introducing their own produce to the foreign market.

Otkritie Bank

Gold Sponsor

Otkritie Bank is among the top 10 largest banks in Russia and is a systemically important credit institution. It has been operating in the financial market since 1993 and currently offers a full range of cutting-edge financial services to its corporate, retail, SME and Private Banking clients. The principal shareholder of Otkritie Bank is the Bank of Russia with 99.99% of the share capital. In May 2018, the Supervisory Board approved the 2020 development strategy of Otkritie banking business, The Bank’s key strategic goal is to become the first fast and convenient bank with first-rate customer experiences. On January 1, 2019, the merger of B&N Bank with Otkritie Bank was completed. As of February 1, 2019, the total assets of the bank under RAS amounted to RUB 1.8 trillion, equity (capital) — RUB 322 billion. Otkritie Bank operates through 746 offices in 261 cities located in 69 regions of the Russian Federation.

PRO Eurasia

Silver Sponsor

PRO Eurasia is engaged in the implementation of mining and ore processing projects in Russia and CIS countries.

Qualified engineers, due to extensive accumulated experience and knowledge, will select the optimal technological solution for any task, including production of fine-dispersed gold. Our specialists will assist with the selection of single equipment unit, as well as engineering (development) of a modular installation or separate technological cycle and supply of a complete factory on a turnkey basis. Thanks to well-established connections with a network of Western  equipment suppliers – world market leaders, we are able to execute any project taking into account the requirements and wishes of the customer. In addition, the company carries out laboratory and semi-industrial tests to determine possibility to use gravitational concentrators to process the raw materials on the Customer’s site.

Our customers:

PLC Susumanzoloto

Ltd Polyus Verninskoy

Ltd ZDK Lenzoloto

LLC Berezovsky rudnik

Ltd Polyus Magadan (Rudnik imeny Matrosova)


PLC Rudnik Karal’veem

LLC Rusdragmet

PLC Buryatzoloto

Ltd Polymetall

LLC GGP Itkana

LLS KAZ Minerals

LLC Terekti Ken Baiyty

and many others.

The main criteria of proposed solutions are economic and technological effectiveness, quality, reliability and ease of operation of the equipment, a reasonable level of automation of the system.

PRO Eurasia takes responsibility and guarantees the accurate project timing, precise delivery periods and compliance with the declared technological indicators.

PRO Eurasia is the official representative of SEPRO Mineral System (Canada), which produces Falcon gravity concentrators and other concentrating equipment (crushers, mills, screens, leaching and electrolysis units, modular field installations, etc.) covering the ore preparation and processing from the beginning of the production cycle to the obtaining of final beneficiation products.


Silver Sponsor

JSC VTB Bank, its subsidiary banks and financial organisations (VTB Group) is an international financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services and products in Russia, the CIS, and select countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa.

VTB Bank provides a full range of banking services through a wide network of branches. Its subsidiary organisations offer insurance, leasing, factoring and other financial services.

VTB Group has the most extensive international network of any Russian bank, with more than 20 banks and financial companies in more than 20 countries.

As of 31 March 2019, the Group was the second largest financial group in Russia by assets (RUB 14.841 trillion) and by customer accounts (RUB 10.149 trillion).

The Government of the Russian Federation is VTB Group’s main shareholder and owns 60.9% of the voting shares through the Federal Property Management Agency.

For more information please visit www.vtb.com

IG Group

Silver Sponsor

The IG Group has been exploring, making greenfield gold and copper discoveries, and providing highest quality exploration services to the Russian Minerals industry since 2004. Initially part of the Lundin Group, IG Group completed a management buy-out of Lundin assets in 2009 forming IG Copper as its exploration arm, and Kolymageo as a drilling and exploration services provider.

The IG Team has made two greenfield discoveries since Russian operations began in 2004. The first, the Svetloye High Sulfidation Epithermal Gold Deposit contains approximately 1,3 million ounces (39 tonnes) of gold and was listed on the Russian State Balance of Reserves in 2007. Svetloye was subsequently sold to Polymetal Corporation in 2009. The deposit is currently in production with listed gold production of 135 thousand ounces (4-tons) of gold in 2018. The second greenfield discovery was the World Class Malmyzh Copper-Gold Porphyry Deposit and was listed on the State Balance of Reserves in 2014. Malmyzh contains in excess of 1,4 billion tones or ore containing 7,23 million tones of copper equivalent metal (921 tones gold equivalent metal). The deposit was sold to Russian Copper Company in 2018 and is currently in advanced exploration/pre-development.

The IG Group is a collection of private stock companies and consists of three mineral exploration companies and one drilling and exploration services company in the Russian Far East with additional companies and projects in Mongolia and the United States. The company is headed by Thomas Bowens the President and CEO. Mr Bowens is a Certified Professional Geologist (AIPG) with over 27 years in the international exploration business. Mr Bowens has degrees in Economics, Geological Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) and a Masters in Geology, the latter two from the Colorado School of Mines.

The IG Group of Companies’ Russian operations combines a talented and professional Russian staff with project selected international technical consultants and the latest in industry technologies in order to rapidly advance from concept, through exploration, to discovery. Additionally through our Kolymageo services company, the IG Group provides this same innovation and talented technical team to the wider mining and exploration industry throughout the Russian Federation.

IG Group, On Time – On Target!


Marine Research Center at Moscow State University (MRC LMSU)

Silver Sponsor

Marine Research Center at Moscow State University (MRC LMSU) is a research and engineering company specializing in marine research for oil and gas sector. Using technological innovations, the company provides a wide range of services from comprehensive ocean shelf surveys to complex surveys for subsoil use, geotechnical monitoring, logistical support and monitoring.

New Mining Company

Silver Sponsor

LLC “New Mining Company” established about 3 years ago with the objective of developing mining projects acquired more than 20 gold and polymetallic licenses located in key regions of Siberia and the Far East. At the end of 2019, it is expected that the total reserves will reach more than 130 tons of gold; main share is accounted for 4 licenses with proven reserves on the state balance sheet.

The company has an ambitious goal to become one of top 10 gold mining companies within 5 years’ time. NRC has branches in Khabarovsk and Yekaterinburg and plans to open representative offices in Yakutia and Trans-Baikal Territory.

Eastern Drilling Company (EDC)

Bronze Sponsor

Eastern Drilling Company (EDC) – one of the largest Russian mineral drilling company. EDC is a subsidiary of FORACO International (3rd largest global mineral driller operating 308 rigs on 5 continents in 23 countries, having 57 years of experience and 2,200+ employees). EDC provides a broad variety of drilling services for mineral resources: diamond drilling, deep directional drilling , reverse circulation, air core drilling, large diameter drilling (up to 30” in diameter for exploration, bulk sampling, ventilation and backfilling holes, etc.), deep water well and dewatering drilling.

EDC fleet includes proprietary and technically innovative rigs, new Boart Longyear rigs and RC rigs, and other modern equipment for all kinds of exploration work (CAT dozers, camps etc.). We have experience bringing unique rigs into Russia from the global FORACO fleet for special drilling tasks. EDC has subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with all the necessary drilling licenses.

Eastern Drilling Company specializes in providing high-quality exploration services in compliance with international standards and best-in-class safety and environmental practices. We have extensive experience performing difficult projects in extreme climate conditions, in highly remote areas and terrains. Our ability to deliver high-quality drilling services on time, and on budget, is our key success factor.


RTCOMM (RTCOMM JSC) is unconditional competent center for satellite network service of Rostelecom group.

Having one of the biggest satellite network in Russia RTCOMM provides services for customers on remote areas where landline, mobile services are not developed properly or unavailable.

RTCOMM creates technological basement for further IT-infrastructure development, provides access to a wide set of telecommunication services, constantly improving quality  of its  products and services  that makes business  effective.

RTCOMM’s principles:

  • Individual approach,
  • flexible tariff policy
  • High availability to provide services “here and now”
  • Technical support 24/7