Construction of mining plant in Karaganda region to increase export of lead
U. Shukeyev visited Alaigyr mine in Karaganda region, where a project to build mining and processing plant with a design capacity of mining and processing ore 900 thousand tons per year with the release of lead concentrate and 60 thousand tons per year is under implementation. The total cost of a project is 238.5 million dollars.
“This project will create about 550 jobs for residents of Karaganda region. The total amount of allocations for social and economic development of the region and the infrastructure of the project will amount to 180 million tenge,” U. Shukeyev said.
According to him, innovative solutions as non-cyanide technologies of lead ore enrichment will be used in implementing the project. Modern equipment from world manufacturers will be used to achieve optimum technical and economic indicators. Overall, the project aims to increase the exports of lead concentrate.
According to the Fund, the project made a certain amount of work: constructed road length of 22 km, chose technology for the enrichment of ore, which produces 56.8 tons of lead concentrate, and 32.5 thousand tons of lead and 12.7 tons of silver, carried out mine development works, assessed reserves on the international classification of the JORC, drafted the processing plant and infrastructure, started construction works.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan