Mikhailovsky GOK (MGOK) is located in the Kursk region of Russia. It is the second largest open pit iron ore mine in Russia and is 100% owned by Metalloinvest. MGOK produces a 68% Fe concentrate and 66% Fe pellets. The mine has a beneficiation plant and 3 pellet plants. MGOK's pellet plant number 3 was commissioned in September 2015 bringing total pellet capacity to 15 Mtpa. Recent upgrades to the MGOK pellet plants has now enabled Metalloinvest to achieve annual output of more then 16 Mt of pellets. Crushing and beneficiation plants can now handle more than 17 Mt of concentrate and the company has launched fine screening to increase the quality of merchant iron ore concentrate.