Here are the five largest copper mines by production in Russia, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Gaisky Mine Complex
The Gaisky Mine Complex is a underground mine located in Orenburg Oblast. It is owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical and produced an estimated 181.544 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020.
2. Kola MMC Mine
Located in Murmansk Oblast, the Kola MMC Mine is owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel . The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 86.936 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020.
3. Uchalinsk Mine
The Uchalinsk Mine is located in Republic of Bashkortostan. It is owned by Government of Bashkortostan and produced an estimated 63.978 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020.
4. Mikheevskiy Gok Zao Mine
The Mikheevskiy Gok Zao Mine, owned by Russian Copper, is a surface mine located in Chelyabinsk Oblast. The mine produced an estimated 63.735 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020.
5. Chita Mine
Owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel , the Chita Mine is a surface mine located in Zabaykalsky Krai. It produced an estimated 62.664 Thousand tonnes of copper in 2020. The mine will operate until 2050.
Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.