Subsoil Use Contracts with Rio Tinto to be Signed Early Next Year
Vice Prime Minister Asset Yessekeshev informed the conference on intensification of geological survey and
Prospecting projects applying Rio Tinto approaches and new technologies are being designed. The project design operations are planned to be completed by the end of current year while the contracts to be signed early next year. Field operations should start already in summer.
Initial investments in prospecting stage are expected to reach US $ 15 mln.
Technologies of geological and geochemical data base maintaining, scripts for 3D massifs modeling, SRC approved resources conversion into JORC standards, satellite images processing technologies and laboratory techniques for debris analysis to establish direct signs of mineralization will be considered for transfer purposes.
As it is already known, last October