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 Ural Mining and Metallurgical and produced an estimated 75,632 Tonnes of lead in 2021.
2. Volkovskoye Mine
Located in Sverdlovsk Oblast, the Volkovskoye Mine is owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical . The surface mine produced an estimated 12,634 Tonnes of lead in 2021.
3. Novoshirokinskoye Mine
The Novoshirokinskoye Mine is located in Zabaykalsky Krai. It is owned by Highland Gold Mining and produced an estimated 9,791 Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2032.
4. Nikolayevskoye Mine
The Nikolayevskoye Mine, owned by MMC Dalpolimetall , is an underground mine located in Primorsky Krai. The mine produced an estimated 5,059 Tonnes of lead in 2021.
5. Talganskoye Mine
Owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical , the Talganskoye Mine is located in Chelyabinsk Oblast. It produced an estimated 3,463 Tonnes of lead in 2021.
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.