Kazakhmys the largest copper producer in Kazakhstan
27 October 2015 Summarizing

Ore extraction at the Company`s mines is 118.5 KT above plan (+6%) during three quarters of the current year.  Totally there was extracted more than 21 MT in 9 months.

Production of concentrated copper is 181.5 KT, which is 5.4 KT above plan (+3%). Last year the Corporation produced 167.3 KT of concentrated copper during the same period.

As for the finished product, 159.4 KT of refined copper was produced by the Corporation from own raw material during 9 months of the current year, which is 8.6 KT above plan (+6%). 

To achieve a higher level of metal extraction, R&D works have been conducted. The works were to review current process parameters, ore concentration, reagents selection, industrial tests for the most efficient flotation equipment selection. At the moment, part of relevant works has been conducted at the Zhezkazgan Concentrators # 1, 2, 3.   

 

Bakhtiyar Krykpyshev, General Director of Kazakhmys Corporation LLC, says:

- This year, despite the economic problems, recessionary trends and drop in price for non-ferrous metals in the world market, our Company works according to plan. Kazakhmys provides stable ore extraction and metal production. During 9 months of the current year more than 68 bn tenge was invested into occupational safety at Kazakhmys facilities. Occupational safety continues to be our priority.   

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Сатпаев
Zhezkazgan site
has 10 major industrial objects and a number of auxiliary shops and enterprises. Among the first there are 4 mines, 3 concentrating plants, 2 plants and 1 thermal power plant. More than 24 thousand people are employed on enterprises of Kazakhmys Group, Zh
Жезказган
Zhezkazgan site
has 10 major industrial objects and a number of auxiliary shops and enterprises. Among the first there are 4 mines, 3 concentrating plants, 2 plants and 1 thermal power plant. More than 24 thousand people are employed on enterprises of Kazakhmys Group, Zh
Павлодар
Павлодарская площадка
Насчитывает два крупных промышленных объекта. Один из них – Экибастузская ГРЭС-1, 50% которой принадлежат Группе Казахмыс. Второй – строящийся рудник открытого типа Бозшаколь, крупнейший горнорудный проект на постсоветском пространстве как по масштабам, так и по объему добычи.
Караганда
Karaganda site
currently contains 11 industrial facilities. Among them are 4 mines, 2 concentrators, 2 coal mines, 2 factories and 1 hydroelectric station. About 12 000 people are employed at Kazakhmys Group enterprises, Karaganda region.
Балхаш
Balkhash site
currently contains 6 major industrial facilities and a number of auxiliary shops and enterprises. Among the first there are 3 mines, 1 concentrator, 1 smelter and 1 Heat and Power Station. Almost 10 thousand employees are working at the enterprises of Ka
Усть-Каменогорск
Восточная площадка
Насчитывает 9 основных промышленных объектов и ряд вспомогательных цехов и предприятий. В числе первых - 5 рудников, 4 обогатительные фабрики.Здесь на предприятиях Группы Казахмыс работает порядка 7 тысяч человек.