Employee from the East Region

East Region

The East Region together with Bozymchak constitute KAZ Minerals’ producing asset base following the restructuring.

In 2015, the East Region mined approximately 4.0 MT of ore at a copper grade of 2.41%, and produced 86.3 kt of copper in concentrate. In the same period the East Region generated EBITDA (excluding special items) of $235 million before MET. Sustaining capital expenditure in the East region was $64 million in 2015.

Assets
  • Three underground mines: Orlovsky, Artemyevsky and Irtyshsky
  • Three concentrators: Orlovsky, Nikolayevsky and Belousovsky
Production
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Ore mined (kt) 4,686 4,707 4,350 4,202 3,986
Average grade % 2.44 2.33 2.41 2.48 2.41
Copper in concentrate (own) (kt) 96.8 87.0 86.8 89.2 86.3
 
Equipment  working at mine in East Region Mine managers from the East Region