HPQ production in Russia gains momentum

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015

Russian Quartz LLC is ramping up its Kyshtym project in the southern Urals to produce 10,000 tpa high purity quartz concentrates from the beginning of next year. In cooperation with Japan’s Sumitomo Corp., the company hopes to turn the previously uneconomic project into a major supplier to Asia’s high-tech industries, Vladislav Vorotnikov, IM Correspondent, discovers.

By the end of this year, Russian Quartz LLC expects to have ramped up its quartz mining project in Kyshtym, in Chelyabinsk Oblast, to a production capacity of 10,000 tpa high-purity quartz (HPQ) concentrates.

Located on the eastern slopes of the southern Ural Mountains, the project is being run...

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