In 2006, Acron Group, a leading mineral fertiliser producer in Russia and globally, established Verkhnekamsk Potash Company (VPC) to develop the Talitsky area of Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit in Perm Krai.
VPC is currently building the Talitsky mining and processing complex. The project is aimed at completing Acron Group’s vertical integration by providing a potash raw material base for complex mineral fertiliser production.
Talitsky Mine Key Parameters
• Mineral resources under JORC (Measured and Indicated)* — 719.4 mn t // 35.56% KCl // 255.8 mn t KCl
• Ore reserves under JORC (Proven and Probable)* — 190.7 mn t // 31.4% KCl // 59.9 mn t KCl**
• Mine capacity: 2 mtpa of KCl with further expansion to 2.6 mtpa
• Over 2,000 jobs
* Estimation of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves of the Talitsky area of the Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit, Berezniki, Russia (SRK Consulting, 2016)
** Calculation based on SRK Consulting data