More Than 400 Jobs will be Created with the Launch of a New Plant in the Zhambyl Region
A large investment project to produce cathode copper is being implemented in the Moinkum district of the Zhambyl region by Shagala-Mining LLP, with a total production capacity of 10,000 tonnes of cathode copper and the creation of 439 new jobs. The cost of the first stage of production is 25 billion tenge. The plant is located on the border of the Karaganda (Shet district) and Zhambyl (Moinkum district) regions. The commissioning of the first stage of the plant is planned for the third quarter of 2023.
The goal of this project is to create a modern production enterprise for the processing of copper ore in order to obtain high-purity sheet cathode copper with a copper content of 99.99%. The main raw material for production is copper ore.
"To date, with the help of our regional office, an investment site with a total area of 563 hectares has been allocated for production needs, where it is planned to locate production facilities (200 hectares), heap leaching area (1 hectare), irrigation fields (84 hectares), a shift settlement (7 hectares), access roads (2 hectares), sanitary protection zones (117 hectares), a future flotation plant (47 hectares), and landscaping of the territory (105 hectares). An investment project has been concluded on the preference of "Exemption from customs duties on the import of technological equipment and components for it"," said Arnold Gering, regional director of "NC "KAZAKH INVEST" JSC for the Zhambyl region.
In the future, it is planned to locate the production of the second stage and its landscaping on the same territory.