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Raw  materials supply base for the  Dashukovskie Bentonity OJSC is the unique site of the Cherkassy deposit of bentonite clays located in the very heart of Ukraine

Raw materials supply base for the Dashukovskie Bentonity PJSC is the unique site of the Cherkassy deposit of bentonite clays located in the very heart of Ukraine. It accumulates over 90% of total clay deposits prepared for industrial use. Extracted bentonite is notable for high montmorillonite content, which is an important quality index of this kind of mineral raw material.

The site is located on the left bank of the Transdniestrian Plateau, Lysyanskiy district, Cherkassy region, Ukraine. The Cherkassy deposit of bentonite clays has been excavated since 1974. In 2004, the Company started implementing the selective clay extraction method that allowed to significantly increase the quality of the produced goods.

The deposit consists of five clay layers of different mineral and chemical composition and industrial importance. The second productive layer is being developed most intensively, since it is composed of montmorillonite clays that are widely used in various industrial fields.

The Company uses advanced computer technologies to classify and visualize all data obtained at different stages of geological surveys and laboratory tests, in particular, Micromine Software, Australia. The quality of raw materials complies with national and international standards that allows to implement bentonite products in various industrial fields.