Trans-Siberian Gold plc (TSG.LN), a low cost, high grade gold producer in Russia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Evgeny Volkov as Mine Manager of the Asacha mine in South Kamchatka, with immediate effect.
Mr Volkov has over 20 years of experience working in the mining industry, most recently as Mine Director at Nordgold's Zun-Khloba mine in Republic of Buryatiya, where Evgeny was responsible for developing and implementing the underground mining strategy, geotechnical control and mine production, people management and budget planning, amongst others. Prior to that, Mr Volkov spent eighteen years working at the iron ore subsidiary of Evraz, lately as Chief Engineer and Technical Director.
Mr Volkov, aged 42, holds a degree in Mining Engineering (Underground) and a degree in Mineral Processing Technology Engineering from the Siberian State Industrial University.
Alexander Dorogov, Chief Executive Officer of TSG, commented:
"We are delighted to announce Evgeny's appointment as Mine Manager of our flagship Asacha asset. Having worked for a number of large scale and highly regarded mining companies, Evgeny brings with him a strong track record of operational and health and safety best practise. We look forward to working with him and continuing to exploit the exciting opportunity that Asacha presents.
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TSG is focused on low cost, high grade mining operations and stable gold production from its 100% owned Asacha Gold Mine in Far East Russia. The Group also holds the licence for the development and exploration of the Rodnikova deposit, one of the largest gold fields in South Kamchatka.
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