In the light of recent developments, and in the interests of preserving shareholder value, the Board and the Special Committee have decided to consider all possible options available for divestment of JSC Polymetal and its subsidiaries.
|Location||Krasnoyarsk region, Taimyr Peninsula, Russia|
|Partner||Independent junior company, hare of Polymetal – 70%|
Polymetal holds 70% in the Taimyr JV project with an option to earn further 30% following the completion of an initial JORC-compliant Mineral Resource estimate.
Exploration is carried out on 262 km2 area in the northeastern part of the Central Arctic gold-bearing Cu-Mo porphyry belt, which is distinguished by geologists along the northern coast of the Taimyr Peninsula (Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia). Prospecting and exploration works are focused on discovering gold-copper porphyry mineralization.
- In 2021, the Company carried out 3.5 km of core drilling, geophysical and geochemical works. Two copper mineralization areas as well as several promising anomalies of copper and gold were identified.
- In 2022, JV will continue exploration at the identified mineralization and promising geochemical anomalies.