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Head of Ministry of Territorial Administration got acquainted with  work of  Agarak Copper-Molybdenum Combine

Head of Ministry of Territorial Administration got acquainted with  work of  Agarak Copper-Molybdenum Combine

ArmInfo. Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia Gnel Sanosyan, within the framework of his visit to Syunik region, visited the Agarak Copper- Molybdenum Combine (ACMC). According to the press service of  the department, the Minister got acquainted with the implementation  of the investment program, discussed with the company's management  the new body of the enterprise and production volumes.

The report notes that the Agarak Copper-Molybdenum Combine has  completed the implementation of an investment program aimed at the  technological re-equipment of the enterprise. A comprehensive  modernization program was aimed at major overhaul of production,  technical re-equipment of the mine, technical re-equipment of the  plant. The goal of the project was to optimize production, increase  productivity and reduce production costs.

The project was implemented on the basis of a systematic approach,  which envisaged not only the modernization of production, but also  the improvement of the qualifications of the plant's middle  personnel, and the improvement of the organizational body. As part of  the investment program, the technical re- equipment of the quarry and  the main mining and transport equipment was carried out.

The modernized processing plant will increase the company's  productivity from 3.5 million tonnes per year to 4.5 million tonnes  of ore.

The capacity of the tailings storage facility has also increased due  to the relocation of the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline section,  reconstruction of trunk pipelines, and reconstruction of pumping  stations of the 2nd and 3rd heights. Completed the construction of a  new pumping station on the 3rd hill.

As part of the technical project, a recycling water supply system was  put into operation, which significantly minimizes the impact on the  environment. The new system also reduced water consumption by 30%.

The volume of investments in the complex modernization program of  "Agarak Copper-Molybdenum Combine" CJSC amounted to more than USD 30  million. 


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