Kiyzassky Open-Pit Mine Supports Ecological Initiative in Myski

Oct. 18, 2020
Kiyzassky Open-Pit Mine Supports Ecological Initiative in Myski

300 saplings were planted at the Myski tree nursery – 250 cedars and 50 lindens

The eco-friendly initiative in Myski was launched as part of the ‘Start with Yourself’ project, whose goal is to green the territory of Siberia and draw people’s attention to environmental problems. The event was attended by representatives of the city administration, employees of the Kiyzassky Open-Pit Mine, and student volunteers.

“I am proud that I work for a company that supports such initiatives. It is gratifying to realize that I also made a modest contribution to greening the city today – I planted more than a dozen cedars,” said Tamara Titova, an environmental engineer at Kiyzassky Open-Pit Mine.

The initiator of the event was Nina Antonenko, a local resident participating in the ‘Start with Yourself’ project.

“I really hope that in the future these small cedars and limes will turn into tall spreading trees. It seems to me that every person should plant a tree in their life, and not just one. I want to see our city green and blooming. I am pleasantly surprised that so many caring people took part in the planting,” said Nina Antonenko.

The Kiyzassky Open-Pit Mine regularly organizes and participates in environmental events in the city of Myski. Employees plant trees along the mine’s access road and distribute oak seedlings to local residents every year. In September, they took part in the ‘My Green Yard’ campaign, which is dedicated to Kuzbass’ 300th anniversary.


‘Start with Yourself’ is a regional project that aims to plant 1,800 trees on Siberian territory and improve areas in six Siberian cities.

The project is organized by Institute for Continual Development.