KAZ Minerals - Trade Events

KAZ Minerals is a high growth copper company focused on large scale, low cost open pit mining in the CIS region, with a proven track record for the successful delivery of greenfield mining projects.

The Group has established a pipeline of value-accretive growth projects which will deliver near and long term growth and maintain its position in the first quartile of the global copper cost curve.


KAZ Minerals operates the Bozshakol and Aktogay open pit copper mines in Pavlodar and the East Region of Kazakhstan, three underground mines in the East Region of Kazakhstan and the Bozymchak copper-gold mine in Kyrgyzstan.


  • Large scale open pit mine
  • 992 Mt of mineral resources with a copper grade of 0.36%
  • Copper production of 110 kt in 2019
  • Gold, silver and molybdenum by-products


  • Large scale open pit mine
  • 1,604 Mt of mineral resources with a copper grade of 0.33%
  • Copper production of 146 kt in 2019
  • Expansion underway to double processing capacity by 2021


  • Underground operations
  • Three mines and associated concentrators
  • 35 Mt of mineral resources with a copper grade of 2.26%
  • Copper production of 48 kt in 2019 with significant zinc, gold and silver by-products


  • Copper-gold open pit mine in Kyrgyzstan
  • 14 Mt of mineral resources with a copper grade of 0.78% and gold grade of 1.3 g/t
  • Produced 7 kt copper and 41 koz gold in 2019
  • Underground phase being developed


The copper market is forecast to enter a supply deficit in the medium term as output from existing mines declines and demand from traditional and new sources continues to grow.

Increased copper output is essential for the global transition to renewable energy generation and to support increased utilisation of low emission transport technologies, such as electric vehicles.