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VGK and BELAZ to develop electric dump truck

VGK and BELAZ have discussed the course of testing of an electric dump truck with a carrying capacity of 220 t and recorded further steps on the project.


Nordgold announces sale of Zun-Holba Mine

PAO Buryatzoloto (93%-owned by Nord Gold plc), has announced that it has signed an agreement with Chesio Ltd to sell the mature underground Zun-Holba gold mine in Russia.


Rajant enters agreement with CompTek

Rajant Corp. has entered into a distribution agreement with CompTek, representing Rajant’s further investment in Eastern Europe and CIS.


Norilsk Nickel to use LNG in heavy mining equipment

Norilsk Nickel will build an enterprise for the production of liquefied natural gas on the territory of the former Nickel Plant, for use in converted dual-fuel consumption mining trucks.