AGMP The Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises was established in Kazakhstan in 2005 by the group of local mining companies. The Association currently has over 50 member-organizations whose joint production output exceeds 25% of Kazakhstan’s GDP. Members of the Association employ over 300 000 people. The largest members are Bogatyr Access Komir LLP, Corporation “Kazakhmys”, “ArcelorMittal Temirtau”, JSC “Ust-Kamenegorsk Titan-Magnesium Combine”, ENRC, “GRK Kazakhstan Nickel” LLP, JSC “Altynalmas”, JSC “Maikainzoloto”, JSC “Kazatomprom”” and others.

The Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises is recognized by the majority of Governmental Bodies and Ministries. It takes part in Kazakhstan’s Parliamentary Committee meetings. Representatives of the Association actively participate in the discussion of new legislation acts which concern extracting industries and contribute to the decision making process.

The Association publishes specialized Mining Journal and hosts website


Eurasian Business Council is a nonprofit partnership for assistance to trade and economic cooperation within the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (EvrAzES) – Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan and Russia.

The main purpose of the Eurasian Business Council is to promote the steady development of mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation, establishment of direct links between enterprises and companies of the Eurasian Economic Community member states, as well as full cooperation of the members of the Council.

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community. Its interests encompass the complete materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse.
The Institute was formed from the merger of the Institute of Materials and the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy in June 2002, and is the professional body for the international materials, minerals and mining community, with a membership of over 19,000 individuals worldwide, providing professional accreditation and qualifications, training and professional development.
Members of the Institute come from a variety of backgrounds, from students to company chief executives. Members qualify for different grades of membership, ranging from Affiliate to Fellow, depending on academic qualifications and professional experience. The professional development programme run by the Institute helps contribute to members’ career enhancement towards senior grades of membership, and Chartered Engineer (CEnv), Scientist (CSci) and Environmentalist (CEnv) status.
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Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce (“KBCC”) is a primary business association created with the support of Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK and Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan to promote Kazakh-British trade and investment by helping UK and Kazakh members of the Chamber to establish new and develop existing business relationships in both countries with a particular focus on developing exporting capabilities of the SME segment.


The Kirghiz Mining Association – is a self-governing, independent public organization which does not support any political parties and movements. The membership is voluntary and is open to anyone who has business interests in Kyrgyzstan in subsoil use sector.

The objectives of the Kirghiz Mining Association stated in the Articles of Association are as follows:

  • Consultation services and problem solving activities;
  • Provision of information, representation and protection of the legal and professional interests of the members of the Mining Association;
  • Supervision of the members of the Mining Association, collaboration with other related organisations in the Kyrgyz republic and other countries;
  • Cooperation with the state legislative and executive authorities, responsible for regulation of subsoil use in area of drafting of laws, statutory acts and their amends, for the purpose of creating a favourable climate for the activity of mining organisations and attraction of investments into mining.
  • Communication with the public via mass media and expert conferences dedicated to the activity of the mining organisations, their contribution to development of the economy of the republic, creation of new workplaces and improvement of the social conditions;
  • Consultation services to the members of the Mining Association in relation to selection of the licensed sites with potential areas for exploration and development of the deposits, and preparation of the joint venture agreements.