MMC Dalpolimetall JSC uses self-propelled drilling rigs for underground level development, which permits to drastically increase the tempo of drivage and the speed of roadway supports: they exploit Tamrock Minibur-1F and Monomatic G-105 at Nikolayevskiy mine, and MTI NV-1 at Southern mine. Mechanization of the drilling process permits to drill holes of more than 3 meters deep.
Year of foundation – 1897
MMC Dalpolimetall is the oldest mining enterprise in the Russian Far East. For 117 years all mines of Dalpolimetall have produced over 60 million tons of ore. Record-high annual production rate was achieved in 1991 when ore beneficiation plant processed 1 million 245 thousand tons of ore.
Nikolayevskiy mine is the largest and the most mechanized one in MMC Dalpolymetal JSC. Before they started its exploitation in 1982, huge underground construction work had been done, including sinking three of the deepest mine shafts at the Far East - 825 meters each. The designed capacity of Nikolayevskiy mine is 500 thousand tons of ore per year.
Southern mine was put into exploitation in 1969. The upper part of the deposit was stripped by shafts of 280 m deep and mine horizons, the lower part is developed by modern self-propelled equipment. The designed capacity of the mine is 60 thousand tons of ore per year. The ores of the Southern deposit contain a significant level of silver.
Concentrates manufactured by MMC Dalpolimetall JSC are exported to the countries of the Asia Pacific Region by vessels of 5000 ton dead weight maximum in a non freezing bay of Rudnaya Pristan. The products are accumulated in the stevedore shop of MMC Dalpolimetall. Lead and zinc concentrates are delivered to the port by the automobile transport of the Company.
Verkhniy mine is the firstling of MMC Dalpolimetall JSC. They started to mine it in 1907. Verkhneye deposit is excavated by the company today also. During all the years of exploitation Dalpolimetall workers mined here almost 20 million tones of ore - about 1 million tons of zinc and 500 thousand tons of lead.
Transportation department of MMC Dalpolimetall JSC is one of the most important structural units of the company. Every day dozens trucks start transportation of various materials. Dump truck of the company deliver about 250 thousand tons of ore from distant mines every year.
Обогатительная фабрика ГМК «Дальполиметалл» эксплуатируется с 1914 года. С того времени фабрика неоднократно перестраивалась и модернизировалась. Мощность обогатительной фабрики по переработке руды составляет 1,3 млн. тонн руды в год. В свинцовый концентрат попутно извлекаются серебро, золото и висмут, в цинковый концентрат - кадмий и серебро.