Kazakhstan, Metals and mining
In the first 2017, the KAZ Minerals Group produced 52.1 thousand tons of copper, increased production by 16% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016 and by 130% compared to the first quarter of 2016
Kazakhstani company RG Gold has increased gold reserves of South Raigorodok and North Raigorodok deposits 2.4 times to 85 tons, the company's general director Serik Syzdykov reports.
In January-February this year, according to the customs statistics, the shipments of ferrous scrap metal to Russia from Kazakhstan amounted to 78.1 thousand tons.
On the results of Q1 2017 the volume of industrial production in Kazakhstan grew by 5.8%, including by 5.6% in the mining sector, 6.5% in the processing industry.
On April 13, a solemn ceremony of laying the capsule took place in Kazakhstan in Almaty, which gave the start to the construction of the country's first high-tech factory for the production of
In early April 2017, public hearings on reconstruction of coal preparation shop of coke chemical production were held, in which it is planned to invest over 135 million tenges.
Uranium One (international mining division of Rosatom) might reduce uranium mining in Kazakhstan in 2017.
The Statistics Committee of the Ministry of Economy of Kazakhstan reported that the output of copper cathodes and refined zinc in Kazakhstan fell by 3.3% and 1.0% in annual terms in January-Februar
According to the information of the Institute of Natural Monopolies Problems, in 2016, the volume of the transit via the infrastructure of Russian Railways to Russian seaports decreased slightly (-
In 2017, Varvarinskoye (a part of Polymetal) plans to produce 3.8 tons of Dore alloy, which is by 73% more than in the previous year, the company's general director Alexander Simon reported.