Irgiredmet is a mining and metallurgical research institute based in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, a historical centre for scientific and geological research.
The institute provides services for both the Group and third parties, particularly those working in the diamond, precious and base metal spheres. These services include: feasibility studies, project engineering and design work, mine planning and evaluation, metallurgical test work, technical audits and the supply of equipment, materials and consumables.
Irgiredmet, also known as the Irkutsk Research Institute of Precious and Rare Metals and Diamonds, was established more than 140 years ago and acquired by the Group in 2006. Today, it is one of the largest research institutes of its kind in Russia.
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