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Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited flagship of Kazakh industry – Mining and processing of ore at Aktogay mine

by March 16, 2017 Market

B.Sagintayev was informed about the main stages of the construction and development of the facility. Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan was told about the ore mining technology at observation site, and later Prime Minister got acquainted with at the ore processing plant for the processing of sulphide ore.

Aktogay complex for copper production from oxidized ore , which was launched in December 2016 by the President Nursultan Nazarbayev within the framework of the Industrialization Day, has already been put into production capacity. The volume of cathode copper production is planned to increase to 20 thousand tons by the end of this year.

Mining and processing of ore at Aktogay mine is a project of KAZ Minerals Group, a large open-type mine located in East Kazakhstan region near Ayagoz district with the same name. It is one of the largest undeveloped copper deposits in the world. This is the largest industrial construction in the last fifty years.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan