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Sale of the Alluvial mining operations

PJSC Polyus (MOEX: PLZL) (“Polyus”, or the “Company”) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary JSC Polyus Krasnoyarsk has completed the sale of its entire interest in JSC Gold Mining Company Lenzoloto (“GMC Lenzoloto”) to a Russia-based group of investors.

Alexey Vostokov, Chief Executive Officer of PJSC Polyus, commented:

This transaction marks another step in the implementation of our production strategy and empowers us to channel our resources towards our largest projects in open pit mining. This holds particular relevance assuming the planned commencement of Sukhoi Log development.

Asset overview

GMC Lenzoloto is developing a number of gold-bearing alluvial deposits in Bodaibo District of Irkutsk Region. Its refined gold output reached 103 thousand ounces in 2023.


Polyus is a Top-5 global gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner in terms of attributable gold ore reserves. The Company has the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

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