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 

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

Boris Logutov, Chief Geologist, Junior Geo, came second with the project “Chuvalskaya gold ore area, results, prospects, investments”.

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

All finalists received competition diplomas and the winners were awarded prizes from MINEX, KPMG and SkyEng.

Participants and winners  were congratulated by the MineInvest competition Chairman – Olga Plevako, Partner, KPMG.

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