Mine closure

KAZ Minerals is responsible for the restoration and rehabilitation of land following the closure of its mining sites.

Mine closure animation

Our process

Stage 1

Material from the waste dumps is used to partially backfill the pit

Stage 2

The waste dumps are profiled to a maximum slope angle of 20 degrees

Stage 3

A geomembrane and new topsoil is installed over the site

Stage 4

New plantings are made to reforest the area within around four years