Berkh underground mine museum to open this year

2022-01-13 11:24:34

Khentii /MONTSAME/ The year of 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the country’s mining sector. The Berkh underground mine museum featuring a training and research center for students majoring in mining and minerals engineering will open this year.

Erdenet factory is taking part in the project. On January 10, the factory’s authorities worked at the project site and met with governor of Khentii aimag to inform him of their plans. The museum will show how underground mining activities were carried out in the mine. The mine’s second shaft and the administration building will be renovated into a training and research center. The compressor building will be turned into a museum of minerals and underground mining.

Moreover, the museum will serve as a tourist attraction in Berkh city as part of the Chinggis Khaan Historical Tourism Region Project and the museum project will help create jobs in the region and promote mining professions to the younger generation.  

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