In 2006, Acron Group, one of the leading mineral fertiliser producers in Russia and globally, established Verkhnekamsk Potash Company (VPC) in Perm Krai to create a potash raw material base for production of complex mineral fertilisers.
In 2008, VPC obtained a licence to develop the Talitsky area of the Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit (VPMSD) in Perm Krai.
Main parameters of the VPMSD Talitsky Area
| Russian Federation constituent entity:
| Perm Krai
Berezniki town area
Construction of the Talitsky mine underground and surface facilities, as well as external engineering network and line infrastructure
Exploration of the VPMSD East Talitsky area completed; two vertical shafts in frozen rock drilled
Construction of temporary buildings and structures for two vertical shafts sinking
The Talitsky mine construction design developed; approval from the state expert review board obtained; Talitsky mineral resources and ore reserves assessed under revised 2012 JORC Code
Mineral reserves evaluated under JORC code; the feasibility study to evaluate subsurface conditions and estimate ore reserves approved by the Russian State Commission for Mineral Reserves (Rosnedra)
The subsoil licence for the Talitsky area obtained; geologic exploration and preliminary study of main construction solutions for the Talitsky mine performed