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Bozymchak

Overview

Bozymchak, our copper and gold open pit mine in Kyrgyzstan, commenced production in the second half of 2014 and is now operating at full capacity.

BOZYMCHAK PRODUCTION SUMMARY

Copper

kt (unless otherwise stated)

 

2016

2017

Ore extraction (kt)

935 921
     

Ore processed

1,034 1,009

Average copper grade processed (%)

0.88 0.89

Average recovery rate (%)

90.6 89.0

Copper in concentrate

8.2 8.0

Copper production

7.9 7.5

 

By-products

koz (unless otherwise stated)

 

2016

2017

Gold bearing ore processed (kt)

1,034 1,009

Gold grade processed (g/t)

1.68 1.64

Gold in concentrate

45.8 44.0

Gold production

43.1 41.3
     

Silver bearing ore processed (kt)

1,034 1,009

Silver grade processed (g/t)

11.6 11.2

Silver in concentrate

296 274

Silver production

275 249

 

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