ALROSA announces results of competition for resuming mining at Mir pipe

Albert Robinson

ALROSA has announced the results of the final stage of the competition for proposals for the resumption of mining works at the Mir pipe deposit. 

The competition committee awarded two projects with the second place. Another project took the third place. The technical solutions proposed will be used during the development of the mining works resumption concept, the firm said.

Ten out of 33 projects from the second stage made it to the final stage of the competition. Their authors presented their works at the meeting of the competition committee headed by Igor Sobolev, First Deputy CEO – Executive Director of ALROSA.

All projects were evaluated from the standpoint of their scientific and technical as well as technological validity, degree of readiness to be commissioned, compliance with the requirements of industrial safety for mining operations, feasibility at the existing modern level of development of industry and technology, economic efficiency, and the completeness of the proposed solution development.

Following the evaluation, none of the projects scored enough points to take first place.

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Source Idexonline