Head office of the Company is located in Saint Petersburg, and its branch office – in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Project status. The Company is currently engaged in aggressive exploration program, which is aimed to significantly increase established resource base, as well as in the project development works such as: assessment of suitable processing route options, scoping/pre-feasibility study, development of infrastructure at the immediate place and routine works required for proper functioning of exploration process (equipment, fuel, consumables, etc. delivery to the site).
Personnel. At present the Company’s permanent stuff consists of 60 employees. The key operational stuff of the Company is a highly professional team with extensive experience in exploration and development of gold projects in remote regions of Russia.
Technology. The deposit has occurrence favorable for open pit mining. Average strip ratio (waste to ore) is estimated at ~0.9 m3/t for BAM and Khomut zones. Metallurgical test works were conducted on three representative ore technological bulk samples by leading Russian Engineering firm. The chosen optimal technology is Carbon-in-Leach process. Metallurgical tests showed 86%-90% Au recovery.
Corporate structure. JSC Sigma is the only and sole holder of the license Title.