Foreign companies show interest in Belarus’ mining projects


Foreign companies are showing keen interest in the mineral deposit development projects of Belarus, Vladimir Tsalko, Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.

In his words, in March Belarus announced international tenders to select an investor for the project to develop Sitnitsa deposit of building stone and construct a mining and processing enterprise as well as to open mining and processing plants to produce metallized pellets at Okolovsky iron ore deposit. Tenders will be soon announced for brown coal and slate coal development projects.

“The projects are already of big interest for investors including from China, Poland and other countries,” Vladimir Tsalko said.

The minister added that Belarus plans to involve large investors with the latest technologies to implement the projects.
Information on the tenders is available on the official website of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.

According to www.belta.by