KAZ Minerals is building a second sulphide ore concentrator at its Aktogay open-pit copper mine in East Kazakhstan province of Kazakhstan. The new plant will double Aktogay’s sulphide ore processing capacity from 25 million to 50 million metric tons per year (mt/y), with production scheduled to begin in the second half of 2021 and to ramp up to full capacity in 2022.

The current sulphide ore concentrator at Aktogay came into production in February 2017. The project began producing copper cathode from oxide ore in December 2015.

Read the Whole Article in our Digital Edition