Natural resources
26 metric tons of gold extracted in Chukotka since January
© RIA Novosti. Pevel Lisitsin

26 metric tons of gold extracted in Chukotka since January

Gold producers in Chukotka have extracted 26.35 metric tons of gold in the first nine months of this year, a 10 percent increase year-on-year.

Silver production has gone up 11 percent compared to 2014 to reach 115 metric tons, the Arctic-Info agency reported.

The extraction of gold and silver was carried out by five companies: the Chukotka mining and geological closed joint stock company, the Severnoye Zoloto limited liability company, the Rudnik Karalveem open joint-stock company, the Rudnik Valunisty limited liability company and the ZK Mayskoye limited liability company.