Gornoe was formed in 2007 to develop Gornoe and Berezovoe uranium deposits located in the Trans-Baikal Territory. A combined production method is envisaged using block and heap leaching. Preliminary design work, as well as exploration and experimental activities have been planned for 2008-2009. Project’s technical and economic assessment started in 2008 and continues into 2009 while construction per se is slated for 2010. The mine’s design capacity is 600 tons of uranium per annum.