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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

2018

2019

Ore extraction (kt)

935 921 937 1,081
         

Ore processed

1,034 1,009 1,002 1,024

Average copper grade processed (%)

0.88 0.89 0.86 0.82

Average recovery rate (%)

90.6 89.0 88.1 87.7

Copper in concentrate

8.2 8.0 7.6 7.3

Copper production

7.9 7.5 7.2 7.0

 

By-products

koz (unless otherwise stated)

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

Gold bearing ore processed (kt)

1,034 1,009 1,002 1,024

Gold grade processed (g/t)

1.68 1.64 1.55 1.57

Gold in concentrate

45.8 44.0 42.2 43.5

Gold production

43.1 41.3 39.7 40.8
         

Silver bearing ore processed (kt)

1,034 1,009 1,002 1,024

Silver grade processed (g/t)

11.6 11.2 10.7 11.2

Silver in concentrate

296 274 266 288

Silver production

275 249 242 263

 

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