On July 27 the Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilaynen visited Carbon-Shungite, a unique enterprise extracting shungite in the village of Tolvuya,
in the course of his working visit to Zaonezhye region and discussed the plans for production's development with the Company's director Vitaly Krasulin.
According to Vitaly Krasulin, Director of research and production enterprise Carbon-Shungite JSC the enterprise is developing nowadays, it purchases machinery
and equipment, increases the output and establishes business contacts with new consumers of its products.
Research and production company Carbon-Shungite makes crushed shungite and shungite powder. At present the main focal area of shungite application is ferrous
and non-ferrous metallurgy, production of rubber and chemical industry. They are also used for cleaning drinking water, cleaning industrial drainage from organic
substances and heavy metals.
As the Director of the research and production complex said, it is planned to increase the output from 50 to 80 thousand tons per year, the respective agreements
are being signed. The enterprise has no credit load, the work collective is well-organized, the basis of it is local residents.
Scientists continue to research the shungite properties, the deposits of which are concentrated in Zaonezhye region. Development and introduction of new
technologies using shungite rocks in various sectors of the industry are on the agenda.