Here are the five largest lead mines by production in Russia, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Uchalinsk Mine
The Uchalinsk Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Republic of Bashkortostan. It is owned by Government of Bashkortostan and produced an estimated 75.106 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
2. Volkovskoye Mine
Located in Sverdlovsk Oblast, the Volkovskoye Mine is owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical. The surface mine produced an estimated 12.481 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
3. Novoshirokinskoye Mine
The Novoshirokinskoye Mine is located in Zabaykalsky Krai. It is owned by Highland Gold Mining and produced an estimated 12.141 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020. The mine will operate until 2032.
4. Mayminovskoye Mine
The Mayminovskoye Mine, owned by MMC Dalpolimetall, is an underground mine located in Primorsky Krai. The mine produced an estimated 6.035 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
5. Mangazeisky Mine
Owned by Silver Bear Resources plc., the Mangazeisky Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. It produced an estimated 6.012 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020. The mine will operate until 2030.
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.