The MINEX Russia 2019 Forum Jury selected the best junior mining projects

The MINEX Russia 2019 Forum Jury selected the best junior mining projects

The second annual competition of mining investment projects MineInvest was held on 9 October in Moscow alongside the MINEX Russia 2019 Mining and Exploration Forum.

The competition was organised with the aim of independent evaluation of investment projects and discussion of opportunities for their accelerated implementation with the participation of investors, financial bakers and consulting companies.

The competition was sponsored by the international audit company KPMG.

The jury consisted of senior representatives from KPMG, Gazprombank, Polyus, Polymetal, GeoProMining, GV Gold, Highland Gold Mining and RT – Business Development.

Ten prospecting, exploration and mining projects have been admitted for the competition. Information about the competition presenters is published on

Awarding of participants and winners of the competition took place on October 9 with the participation of the Chairman of the jury, Olga Plevako, Partner, KPMG.

The first place in the competition was won by the project “Unkursky copper-silver project in the Udokan ore district”, presented by Alexander Yakubchuk, Vice President for exploration of the company Azarga Metals Corporation.

The silver medalist was Boris Logutov, Chief Geologist, Junior Geo, who spoke with the project “Chuvalskaya gold ore area, results, prospects, investments”.

Viktor Nikolaychuk, Deputy General Director, Geo-Project with a speech “Gold mining of the Lysogorsk deposit” took MineInvest in third place.

During the awarding, the participants of the competition were awarded diplomas of the MineInvest competition, the winners received prizes from MINEX, KPMG and SkyEng.