Eduard Ogai, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kazakhmys Corporation, visited Mining University. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the educational and scientific potential of the university and explore the prospects for company’s involvement in the creation of the Kazakhstan branch of the International Competence Centre for Mining Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO as part of Karaganda Technical University.
Kazakhmys Corporation PLC (“mys” in Kazakh means copper) is a major mining and metallurgical company. In 1997, it was founded and registered in the form of a joint stock company. The Group operates in the mining industry; its main activity is the extraction and processing of copper ore into cathode copper and wire rod, refining, sale of precious metals and other by-products resulting from the extraction and processing of copper. In 2014, Kazakhmys PLC was split into a private KZMS PLC and a public KAZ Minerals Plc, whose shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.
For 9 months of 2019, the Kazakhmys Holding produced more than 184 thousand tons of copper in cathode equivalent. This exceeds the figures of the previous year by 9.3 thousand tons (+ 5.3%). The company’s processing plants processed 22.8 million tons of ore.