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With over 120 years of drilling experience, and with its inhouse Products design and manufacturing business, Boart Longyear Drilling Services is equipped for all types of drilling, including surface and underground coring (including degasification), multi-purpose, reverse circulation, conventional air/mud rotary (including for in-situ uranium leaching, oil-sands and waterwells), flooded reverse, directional, sonic, and percussive production drilling. Always leading the way, Boart Longyear teams are constantly developing tomorrow’s solutions and applying emerging technologies to the services provided to their customers. Competitive strengths include:
Global reach and longstanding relationships with our customer base
Developing equipment and tooling to enhance drilling productivity
Full suite of drilling services technology
Industry-leading safety and training programs
Boart Longyear Drilling Services has been active in Russia since 2008, drilling in Khabarovsk, Amur, Yakutia and Chukotka. Its customers have included Kinross Gold, Amur Minerals, Highland Gold Mining, B2 Gold, Fortress Minerals, Silver Bear Resources


Hatch is a global mine design, program management and construction management company that specializes in developing projects in remote locations and harsh conditions. Hatch is employee-owned, with 65 offices in every mining region. Hatch is best known for its metals-process expertise, process controls, award-winning safety programs, and quality project delivery.

Among Hatch’s recent mine development projects are Diavik Diamonds (Northwest Territories), Meadowbank Gold (Nunavut, northern Canada), Escondida (Atacama Desert, Chile), Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (Madagascar; no roads, no water, no ports, few human resources, exotic ecology), Alumar Alumina expansion (Amazon, Brazil), Barrick Gold’s Pueblo Viejo (Dominican Republic; Hatch autoclaves), Koniambo Ferronickel (New Caledonia), and Nickel Rim South (North America’s most modern mine; safety award winner).

Hatch serves three principal market sectors: mining and metals, energy and infrastructure. Specialist services include program and project development in each sector. Energy programs include Bruce Power, one of the world’s largest nuclear generating station; dam construction; and hydro-electric generation optimization. Infrastructure programs include South Africa’s $12-billion Transnet upgrade of ports and rail; and the $25-billion BART urban rail expansion in California.


The MBC Corporation is a managing company. It maintains control over the association of mining companies within industrial business structure of the METROPOL Group – one of the largest investment industrial groups of Russia. The MBC Corporation specializes in greenfield projects, implementing mining projects “from scratch”.

The MBC Corporation capital assets are located in the Republic of Buryatiya. The company holds mineral rights for Ozernoye (zinc, lead), Nazarovskoye (gold, zinc), Yermakovskoye (beryllium, fluorite), Talinskoye (brown coal), Bakchar iron ore occurrence and Kholodninskoye (zinc, lead) deposits. The MBC Company assets accumulate 47 % of zinc, 24 % of lead and 80 % of beryllium of Russia’s total reserves.

The MBC Corporation participates in drafting and implementation of the strategic development plans within “METROPOL” Group mining programs. It serves the purpose of business diversification and increases the Group enterprises’ profitability. The Company activities are targeted at enhancement of mining assets management efficiency, and investment and infrastructure projects implementation.

The MBC Corporation has a representative office in Ulan-Ude (Republic of Buryatia).


KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, operating in 146 countries with over 140,000 people working in member firms around the world.
KPMG has been working in Russia for twenty years, and was rated the No. 1 audit firm and an advisory market leader in 2009 by Expert RA, Dengi and Finans magazines. KPMG was also named “Financial Advisory Firm of the Year in Russia” by ACQ Finance Magazine.

Our essential principle has always been to use the firm’s global intellectual capital, combined with the practical experience of our local professionals. KPMG provides audit services as well as a wide range of advisory services covering tax and legal matters, performance improvement, risk management, transaction support, financing, and restructuring.


Datamine has a solution footprint for the Mine Planning Cycle which is second to none. Our solutions are integrated modular systems that cover the full scope of mining from the first exploration drillhole to the day the mineral product is shipped to the customer. Our systems are fully scalable for use by global mining houses with networked licenses on multi-site implementations through to a single mine site with specific needs.


FGUGP “Urangeo” is a modern company able to provide a wide range of services in all parts of Russia and CIS to high scientific & methodological and technological standards. It proved itself as a worthy successor of the First Chief Exploration Department of Ministry of Geology of the USSR which had provided the country with the world’s largest mineral source base of uranium.

Over the years “Urangeologorazvedka” retained its core intellectual and procurement capacity, gained a new exploration experience in market economy and is ready for the most difficult tasks of mineral sources investigation and their wealth disclosure performance.
Today the company carries out significant amount of drilling works in a short time – with high quality of geological information, develops technologies of minerals reclamation by in-situ and heap leaching, and provides radioecology monitoring of large areas.

The company undertakes design engineering works in improving drilling machinery, produces new tools for ore deposits investigation, and establishes mini-laboratories for samples express analysis directly in the work fields. The company supports its clients in mineral exploration: from design, approval of projects and planned works to computer-generated models with reserves calculation and their submission to GKZ (Russian State Committee on Reserves).


Gemcom has a global reach delivering comprehensive solutions in all major mining centres in more than 90 countries. Every major mining company, including BHP Billiton, Codelco, CVRD, De Beers and Newmont, is a Gemcom client. Through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, the Company has become the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions.

When mining companies seek to increase mine productivity, they turn to Gemcom for technology and services. The Company is home to worldrenowned mining solutions like GEMS, Surpac, Minex, Whittle and InSite, and to industry thought-leaders who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in mining.


Eastern Drilling Company (EDC) specializes in providing of high-quality exploration works in compliance with the international standards. Company is equipped with the number of new drill rigs and other up-to-date equipment for exploration works (bulldozers CAT, vehicles, sleeping modules, complex for sample preparation Rock-Labs, etc.), which helps to implement the most difficult projects.

At the beginning of 2010 EDC entered into the one of the biggest global leading drilling services company – Foraco International. With getting into shareholders position one of the global leading drilling services company EDC is now able to provide almost any type of drilling on mineral resources: RC, Air Core drilling, LDD, water well and dewatering drilling etc.
EDC has subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Kyrgizia with all necessary drilling Licenses and we can provide full spectrum of drilling works in CIS countries.
The quality of exploration works by Eastern Drilling Company (including drilling, core description, preparation of samples, etc.) complies with the world best standards (JORC and also with the Canadian standard NI 43-101). The high quality of our works has been confirmed in reports by independent competent persons, prepared for our Customers. During works the great attention is paid to health, safety and environment protection.

Excellent reputation of FORACO Company, and impressed resource bases of EDC for different type of drilling, will let us radically increase range of drilling services, provided by EDC and let us reach new level on Russian and CIS market.


VVS Engineering specialises in fully equipping laboratories in the following areas:
• Assay laboratories
• Sample preparation laboratories
• Open pits and mines ore tests system with ore preparation for analysis
• Analytical laboratories (ore, metals and ecology analysis)
• Testing laboratories
• Soil tests in engineering surveys
• Nanotechnologies – thermal analysis and other special solutions.

The company employs highly experienced professional personnel (PhD Chem. Sciences, PhD Tech. Science) of chemists, mining test engineers, service engineers who graduated from Presidential Management Programme for Russian economy and trained at equipment producing enterprises of the United Kingdom, the USA, Australia, Denmark and Czech Republic.


«Russkaya Burovaya Kompaniya» LLC
Our Company specializes in geology-prospecting works practically for all kinds of minerals (excepting hydrocarbon).
The Company’s drilling depot includes 30 self-propelled drilling rigs, equipped with Canadian drilling machines «Boart Longyear Inc.» (LF-230, LF-90, LM-55/75), «Atelier D’Or» (VD-5000), AUSROC 1600HD и Compact Roto-Sonic CRS-17-C. These rigs are used for both surface and underground drilling, allowing drilling the bore-holes up to 2000 meters under majority of climate and natural conditions.
Owing to our technical and organisation potential we can fulfil 350-400 000 running metres of drilling a year (average speed of one is rig 1500 running metres a month) including all service works and surface mining works i.e. geophysical research, drilling, bore-hole conservation, underground tracks and sites, mobile field camps.


Irkutsk Scientific Research Institution of precious and rare metals and diamonds (IRGIREDMET) is an integrated state leading research centre for gold mining industry in Russia and the former Soviet Union. The activities range from initial investigations to process development and design, construction and commissioning of industrial mines and plants.
IRGIREDMET consists of ten specialized laboratories, a project design division, pilot plant testing facilities, an analytical centre, a commercial centre, a scientific and technical information division, a division of patents and licensing, an advertising and marketing division and a secondary metals processing division. It employs highly qualified and motivated stuff which includes 6 Doctors of Science, 27 Candidates of Science (Ph.D.) and 6 Ph.D. fellows.
IRGIREDMET carries out any scientific and technical services of its profile with modern equipment and software.
IRGIREDMET has successful experience at hundreds of Russian and international deposits of precious and rare metals and diamonds. It designed, launched into operation and reconstructed many enterprises and has hundreds of scientific publications and implemented inventions.


IHC Merwede is focussed on the continuous development of design and construction activities for the specialist maritime sector. It is the global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment – with vast experience accumulated over decades – and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction.

IHC Merwede has in-house expertise for engineering and manufacturing innovative vessels and advanced equipment, as well as providing life-cycle support. Its integrated systematic approach has helped to develop optimum product performance and long-term business partnerships.

The company’s broad customer base includes dredging operators, oil and gas corporations, offshore contractors and government authorities.

IHC Merwede has over 3,000 employees based at various locations in The Netherlands, China, Croatia, France, India, the Middle East, Nigeria, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, the UK and the USA.

Technological innovation will remain the company’s underlying strength through its continuous investment in research and development. Moreover, it helps to safeguard a sustainable environment.