Location: Zhairem Village, Karagandy Region
Zhairem is one of the largest polymetallic deposits in Kazakhstan with rich zinc-lead, barite-polymetallic and ferriferrous-manganese ore reserves.
Kazzinc engineered a proprietary process for oxidized lead ore mined at Ushkatyn-III mineral deposit developed by Zhairem MCC.
Preparation for commercial development of the promising open pits located in this area is underway.
The year 2017 saw the commencement of construction of a 5 Mtpa concentrator and infrastructure facilities.