Petropavlovsk Plc explores, develops and produces gold and iron ore. The company operates four gold mines: Pioneer, Malomir, Pokrovskiy and Albyn all in the Amur region in the Russian Far East. The company operates in three segments: Precious metals segment, IRC segment and Other segment. The Precious metals segment comprises gold operations at different stages, from field exploration through to mine development and gold production. The IRC segment includes iron ore projects in Kuranakh, K&S, Garinskoye, BolshoySeim, Kostenginskoye and Garinskoye Flanks projects and provides engineering and scientific operations. The Other segment provides the in-house geological exploration and construction and engineering services. Petropavlovsk was founded by Peter C. P. Hambro and Pavel A. Maslovskiy in 1994 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.