25th September 2015 in Moscow
Our selected panel of judges at the 11th MINEX Russia Forum 2015 are happy to announce the finalists of the IV Photography Competition “Miners and Mines of Russia”.  The amateur photography competition was founded in 2012 and exhibits the exceptional images that showcase the mining industry in Russia.


The 5 categories for submission were:Minex2014-D2-61

My Mine – Industrial landscapes
Mining Machinery and Technologies – Industrial composition
Caring for the Environment – Industrial landscape or composition
Ores and Minerals – Free genre composition
Proud to be a Miner – Individual or group portrait

With over 120 entries and photographers from 45 organisations the finalists are:
Timur Akhmetov, Deputy Environmental Manager, Chukotskaya mining-geological
Helena Babkina, HR manager, Auriant Mining
Denis Borodin, Head of Department, Olenegorskiy processing plant
Julia Bulgakova, Student, school №3, Zheleznogorsk
Vladimdir Zhosan, Senior Mining Engineer, SRK Consulting (Russia) Ltd.
Andrew Ivanov, Chief Marketing Officer, Kanex
Sergey Katkov, Consulting Geologist, Micromine
Anastasiya Kolesnikova, HR manager, Tardan Gold
Vadim Kulishov, Head of TV department Mikhaylovsky Processing plant
Sergey Malinin, Deputy Head of Quality Control, Tardan Gold
Galina Palyanova, Leading Research Scientist & Doctor of Mining Science in
Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Department of the Russian
Academy of Science
Helena Soboleva, Ecologist in open pit directorate Novoshakhtinskoye
Oxana Chernova, Data Specialist at the Kupol mine, Kinross Gold

The winners will be announced at the MINEX Russia Mining Awards Gala Dinner in Moscow on 8 October 2015

The selected finalists photographs can be found on: