Russia: Central Bank Proposes Amendment of Digital Assets Law to Include Tokenization Platforms

Anastasia Bogdanova | February 18, 2020
img0 In an announcement dated February 17, 2020, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) stated that it had successfully completed a blockchain tokenization pilot using a platform developed by Nornickel within its regulatory sandbox. Incoming Changes to Russia’s Proposed Crypto Legislation? Following the steps of other global superpowers, Russia has amped up its efforts to become one of ...

Russia looks to double coal exports to China

Anastasia Bogdanova | February 10, 2020
img0 Besides its high profile gas exports, Russia is looking to double its coal exports to China, effectively competing with Indonesia, Australia and the US. Russia has been historically associated with oil and gas exports, yet the news somewhat underreports its coal market presence. Although neither the world’s largest coal producer nor exporter, Russia seems to ...

Mining companies operating in Russia improve environmental transparency

MINEX Forum | December 23, 2019
img0 The 2019 Environmental Transparency Rating of Mining and Metals Companies Operating in Russia, released by the local chapter of WWF, revealed that miners working in the largest country on Earth are doing a better job at reporting their efforts to mitigate environmental impacts and protect their natural surroundings. According to WWF, this year’s rating included ...

Mineral Exploration Network won the MineTech contest

David McHutchon | October 19, 2017
img0 The Finnish company Mineral Exploration Network won MineTech – the 1st Russian Competition of Mining Challenges and Solutions. The company proposed a solution for the challenge offered by Polymetal International. The contest was organised alongside MINEX Russia 2017 Forum in Moscow on 12 October 2017. The innovative methodology of geochemical analysis, proposed by the Mineral ...

MINEX Russia 2017 Forum results

David McHutchon | October 18, 2017
img0 The 13th Mining Industry Forum MINEX Russia 2017 was held on 10-12 October 2017 in Moscow. More than 500 top managers and specialists from Russian and international companies and organisations took part in the forum. On the first day, 10th October, ArtGeo (Russia), ContiTech (Germany), SRK Consulting (Russia / UK) and AMC Consultants (Australia) conducted ...