The Zhezkazgan Copper Smelter is part of Kazakhmys Smelting LLP, a copper smelter of Kazakhmys, one of the largest copper producers in the world. For half a century, it was possible not only to develop, but also to modernize production, introduce new technologies and become one of the leading enterprises of the Kazakhmys Group.
This year is special for the copper giant - it celebrates its 50th anniversary, the jubilee year since the smelting of the first cathode copper in Zhezkazgan.
Zhezkazgan Copper Smelting Plant is a modern enterprise with a high completeness of raw materials and includes copper smelting, copper electrolyte and sulfuric acid production.
The plant is constantly working to improve working conditions and technological processes. At the end of 2018, the second ore-thermal furnace was put into operation at the enterprise, which made it possible to return to the plant's design capacity of up to 200 thousand tons of cathode copper per year and employ 600 new employees. Today, plant employs about 2,100 people.
Today, the products of the copper smelter are known throughout the world. Copper 99.99% pure - the hallmark of the copper flagship of the region. For half a century, more than one generation of metallurgists has changed at the copper smelter: 18 labor dynasties, numerous honorary metallurgists, production leaders, promising youth - all this is the main wealth of the plant, people who create the history of the enterprise by their labor. Each of them made a special contribution to the development of production.
Today, the staff of the Zhezkazgan copper Smelter looks with confidence to the future, which will definitely be successful and bright. Happy anniversary of Zhezkazgan Copper Smelting Plant.