In January-June KAZ Minerals increased copper output by 18% YoY, to 139.6 thousand tons.
The main driver of the growth was the higher processing at the Aktogay factory.
In Q2 the company reached its design capacity.
In H1 Bozshakol GOK produced 49.8 thousand tons of copper, Aktogay GOK – 60.5 thousand tons, and Bozumchak mine in Kyrgyzstan – 29.3 thousand tons.
This year KAZ Minerals intends to produce 270-300 thousand tons of copper. (Ukrainian metal)