Timan Bauxite

The Timan mine develops a rich deposit of bauxites that due to the favourable technical and hydrologic conditions can be extracted using an opencast method.

  • Located to the North-East from Ukhta in a sparsely populated region in taiga
  • Linked to a national railway line

Production capacity in 2019
3,221,214 tonnes of bauxite
Mining technology
Opencast method. The construction of the mine, which was developed by the Russian National Aluminium-Magnesium Institute (part of RUSAL) allows for the separate extraction of Bayer-grade and sintering bauxites