Kazakhstan: new lead and zinc plant to be created

A new mining and processing works will be constructed in Kyzylorda region. The corresponding documents have been signed during the investment forum in London. The guarantee agreement was signed by Samruk Kazyna fund chairman Akhmetzhan Yesimov and sir Suma Chakrabarti of EBRD, while the construction agreement – by Tau-Ken Samruk national company chairman Kanat Kudaibergen…

Kazakhstan: zinc ore mining down in January 2018

In January zinc ore mining dropped by 19.6% YoY, to 39.5 thousand tons. Zinc concentrate output totaled 19.6 thousand tons, down by 22.5%. Lead-zinc ore mining also decreased – by 21.7%. And only copper-zinc ores output grew by 7.7%. Similar trend was observed in previous years as well. In 2016 Kazakhstan mined 324.8 thousand tons…

Kazakhstan: copper output up in H1 2017

According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of national economy, in January-June Kazakhstan increased copper cathode manufacture by 5.4% YoY.

Raw zinc output decreased by 0.5%.

KAZ Minerals and KazZinc contributed the most to the output. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: lead and zinc output down in January-February 2017

In January-February the production of the raw lead dropped by 23.9%, of raw zinc – by 1.7%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in February raw lead output decreased by 35.7% YoY and by 11.6% YoY, while that of raw zinc – by 4.7% and by 11.6% respectively. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: copper and zinc output down in January-February 2017

In January-February Kazakhstan decreased copper cathodes and raw zinc output by 3.3% and by 1% YoY respectively.

According to the Statistics committee of the Economy Ministry, raw steel output went up by 8.6% YoY.

Kaz Minerals and KazZinc produce most of the metal. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: zinc output up in January 2017

In January raw zinc output in Russia increased by 1.2% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, on the other hand the January result was 9.4% below the December 2016 result. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw zinc output up in 2016

In 2016 Russia increase raw zinc output by 4.7% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in December 2016 raw zinc production went up by 16.4% YoY and by 19.1% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: raw zinc output up in 2016

In 2016 Kazakhstan produced 325.5 thousand tons of raw zinc, up by 0.5% YoY. The local demand increased by one third, to 38.7 thousand tons, while exports dropped by 3.2% YoY, to 259.4 thousand tons. The East-Kazakhstan region yielded the most of raw zinc – 325.4 thousand tons. Karaganda region produced 66 tons. The Kazakh…

Russia: raw zinc output up in January-October 2016

In January-October raw zinc output in Russia increased by 4.4% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in October raw zinc production went up by 14.2% YoY and by 30.4% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw zinc output up in January-September 2016

In January-September Russia increased raw zinc output by 3.3% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in September raw zinc output dropped by 6.3% YoY and by 14.5% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: zinc and lead output down in August 2016

In January-August Russia decreased raw lead output by 4.6% YoY, while that of raw zinc increased by 4.4%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in August raw lead output dropped by 18.2% YoY, while that of zinc – by 10.1%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: zinc concentrate output up in January-July 2016

In January-July Russia increased zinc concentrate output by 39.3% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in July zinc concentrate output went up by 13.3% YoY and by 16.3% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)