In 2014 ALROSA Group rough diamond production amounted to 36.2 mn carats in volume terms having reduced by 2% in comparison with 2013. The main impact on the level of production had reduction in ore processing at Udachnaya pipe as a result of the transition from the open pit to underground mining and the necessity to carry out additional construction of a mine drainage system at the Mir mine.<\/p>\r\n\r\n

At the same time in 2014 ALROSA completed construction of a number of facilities which will allow the Company to increase production volumes. The second module of the processing plant of OJSC Severalmaz was put into operation, it resulted in an increase in the processing capacity of the Lomonosov Mining and Processing Enterprise from 1 mn to 4 mntonnes of ore per year.<\/p> \r\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n

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It allowed to start production at Karpinskogo-1, a new pipe, in addition to the producing open pit at the Arkhangelskaya pipe. As early as in 2015 OJSC Severalmaz will reach a level of production of about 2 mn carats of diamonds and in the future will increase this figure to about 5 mn carats per year.<\/p>\r\n\r\n

Udachny mine in Yakutia was put into operation; when it reaches the design capacity, it will produce about 5 mn carats of rough diamonds per year. Ebelyakh River and Gusiny Brook placers owned by OJSC AlmazyAnabara were put into operation. Construction of the Botuobinsky open pit at the Nyurba Mining and Processing Division was completed.<\/p>\r\n\r\n<\/div>\r\n<\/div> \r\n \"\" <\/a>"}