Russia to revive Tyumen iodine and bromine project

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015

The Cherkashinskoye industrial site in Tyumen Oblast was assessed for iodine and bromine production from mineral-rich brines towards the end of the Soviet era, but a lack of funding and appropriate technologies scuppered the project. Now, locally-based Tyumen Resources Co. is seeking to deploy a unique new method for extracting iodine, with the support of the local university and regional government, Vladislav Vorotnikov, IM Correspondent, reports.

A company in Russia is seeking to establish the first iodine and bromine production in the country since the end of the Soviet era. By 2018, Tyumen Resources Co. (TRC) intends to launch a project to extract the chemicals at the Cherkashinskoye industrial site in Tyumen Oblast in south-central Russia,...

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