Belarus: Minsk regional administration authorized to make concession deals at Yaminski segment of Liuban shale oil deposit

Minsk regional administration has been chosen to act as a state body authorized to make mining concession deals at the Yaminski segment of the Liuban shale oil deposit (Minsk region), in accordance with the government resolution No. 626 dated August 10. Minsk regional administration is also responsible for making mining concession deals at the Okolovskoye…

Tajikistan: gold output up in H1 2016

Over the first six months of this year, gold mining companies operating in Tajikistan have produced 2,096 kilograms of gold, up by 2% YoY, Tajik Minister of Industry and New Technologies Shavkat Bobozoda said. According to him, most gold has been produced by Tajik-Chinese joint venture – Zeravshan Gold Company (ZGC). “ZGC has reportedly produced…

Tajikistan: coal output up in H1 2016

Over the first six months of this year, Tajikistan has produced more than 500,000 tons of coal, up by 177,000 tons YoY, according to the Ministry of Energy and New Technologies (MoINT). An official source at a MoINT says Tajikistan is currently producing up to 7,000 tons of coal per day. Last year, Tajikistan reportedly…