Uzbekistan, Turkey to conduct a geological study of gold and tungsten
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Geological Survey of Turkey (MTA) under the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey and the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Geology and Mineral Resources signed an agreement on geological exploration and pilot production at Sarytau, Khurob and Aydym-Djetimuu fields, perspective areas for tungsten and gold in Navoi and Jizzakh regions of Uzbekistan.
The MTA established MTA Tashkent Mining to implement the agreement.
In accordance with the agreement, the parties will prepare an integrated technical and economic calculations with a description of the planned field work. Already this year, it is envisaged to attract about US$2 million in foreign direct investment for geological exploration.
Within the 3 project areas, aerogeophysical work, remote sensing, geochemical analysis of samples, geochemical prospecting, map-composition work, well drilling and office work will be carried out.
According to the results of the positive results of the first stage of the project, the Program of work and Budget for the next stages of work will be developed and approved by the parties.