Kazakhmys Resumes Work at Konyrat Copper Mine After Halt in 2008

Kazakhmys Plc (KAZ), Kazakhstan’s biggest copper producer, resumed mining at Konyrat, where work stopped in 2008, targeting the extraction of 3.5 million metric tons of copper ore this year.

The company plans to excavate about 57 million tons of copper ore at Konyrat in the next nine years before closing the mine, Kazakhmys said in a statement posted on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange website today.

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