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Higland Gold holds a world class portfolio of mining assets located in 3 prolific mining regions of Russia - Khabarovsk, Chita and Chukotka.

Mnogovershinnoye (MNV)

Mnogovershinnoye is located in the Nikolaevsk area of the Khabarovsk Territory in the far-east of the Russian Federation. The site is about 650 km north of the city of Khabarovsk and 132 km from Nikolaevsk-na-Amure, the principal regional centre.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Mnogovershinnoye CJSC
Location
Khabarovsk region, Russia
Start date
Tuesday Jan 1991
Life of mine
2022
Mining
Open pit and underground
Processing
Gravity + Cyanide Leaching
Ore processing capacity
1.4 mtpa
Total cash costs
US$ 607/oz

Belaya Gora

In autumn 2005, Highland Gold acquired a 25 year licence to develop and mine the Belaya Gora gold deposit via public natural resource auction. The Belaya Gora licence area is located in the Khabarovsk region, 55 kilometres north of the town of Nikolaevsk-na-Amur and 66 kilometres south of Highland Gold’s MNV operation. The site is accessible year-round by a well maintained road that connects MNV to the town of Nikolaevsk-na-Amur and its port and airport facilities.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Belaya Gora LLC
Location
Khabarovsk region, Russia
Start date
Wednesday Jan 2014
Life of mine
2023
Mining
Open pit
Processing
Gravity
Ore processing capacity
1.8 mtpa
Total cash costs
US$ 678/oz

Novoshirokinskoye

Novoshirokinksoye is a polymetallic deposit containing commercial quantities of gold, silver, lead, and zinc, located in the Zabaikalsky region, about 350 km west of the city of Chita. The deposit was discovered in 1951 and extensively explored between 1956 and 1962. Following two failed attempts to develop the project in the 1970s and 1990s, Highland Gold acquired Novo in 2002.

Ownership
99%
Operating company
Novo-Shirokinsky Rudnik OJSC
Location
Zabaikalsky region, Russia
Start date
Thursday Jan 2009
Life of mine
2029
Mining
Underground
Processing
Gravity-flotation circuit
Ore processing capacity
0.8 mtpa
Total cash costs
US $254/oz *

Kekura

Kekura is Highland Gold’s premier development project, with commercial production expected to begin in 2022.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Bazoviye Metally CJSC
Location
Chukotka region, Russia
Start date
Tuesday Nov 2022
Mining
Оpen pit and underground
Processing
Gravity + Cyanide Leaching
Ore processing capacity
0.8 mtpa
Total cash costs
172,000 oz

Klen

Highland Gold acquired Klen LLC in July 2012, together with its mining and exploration rights to the Klen gold deposit and the adjacent Verkhne-Krichalskaya property. The sites are located in the Bilibinsky area of the Chukotka Autonomous Region, 250 km to the southwest of Bilibino, in north-eastern Russia. Chukotka is one of the fastest growing, investment friendly gold producing regions in Russia with immense exploratory potential.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Klen llc
Location
Chukotka region, Russia
Start date
Monday Jan 2012
Mining
Оpen pit

Baley Hub

The Baley-Taseevskoye group of deposits is located two kilometres south of the town of Baley (Population: 13,800) in the Zabaikalsky region of Eastern Siberia. It lies 56 kilometres south by paved road from the Trans-Siberian Railway station at Priiskovaya. Chita, the regional capital, is located 320 kilometres to the west of Baley.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Taseevskoye LLC
Location
Zabaikalsky region, Russia
Start date
Wednesday Sep 2004
Mining
Open pit

Unkurtash

Unkurtash, located in Kyrgyzstan, Jalal-Abad Province, Ala-Buka District, (11 sq. km) is an advanced exploration project featuring stockwork-disseminated gold mineralisation hosted in a granitic intrusion. This project includes three distinct prospects: the Unkurtash, Sarytube and Karatube located within the Company's two licenses Unkurtash-Andagul (12 km2) and Kassan (51 km2). The combined mineralised zone measures approximately 4,000 metres on strike, ranges from 250-500 metres in width and has a potential vertical extent of at least 350 metres.

Ownership
100%
Operating company
Highland Exploration LLC
Location
Kyrgyzstan
Start date
Monday Jan 2012
Mining
Open pit