ENRC is a leading diversified natural resources group with integrated mining, processing, energy, logistical and marketing operations.

The Group’s assets are mostly located in the Republic of Kazakhstan and comprise: Kazchrome, Zhairem GOK, SSGPO, Aluminium of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter (KAS), Eurasian Energy Corporation (EEC) and ENRC Logistics.

Other assets, notably the Other Non-ferrous Division, are mainly located in Africa, and include the copper and cobalt assets of Boss Mining, SMKK, Chambishi Metals PLC and a 50.5% stake of Camrose Resources Limited (Camrose).

ENRC also owns Serov Group, ferroalloys producer in Russia, Bahia Minerals BV (BML) and Mineração Minas Bahia SA (MIBA), iron ore mining projects in Brazil, as well as a 50% stake in the Xinjiang Tuoli Taihang Ferroalloy Company in China (Tuoli) and a 14.35% interest in Northam Platinum Limited, a major platinum producer in South Africa.

ENRC is a FTSE 100 company, currently employing over 70,000 people, of which 65,000 are located in Kazakhstan.



Urangeo is the largest geological research enterprise able to undertake missions associated with the reconnaissance survey and prognosis evaluation of the territories, areas and plots of any scale for any solid commercial minerals with the following geological exploration and approbation in the State Reserves Commission of deposits located in any climatic zones of the Russian Federation or worldwide.



Polymetal Int


Polymetal is one of the world’s largest producers of primary silver and is one of Russia’s five largest gold mining companies. The Company’s production and exploration facilities are based in four regions of Russia – Magadan, Chukotka, Khabarovsk and Sverdlovsk – and in Kazakhstan.

Polymetal carries out the full range of deposit development, from exploration to production. One of the key elements of the Company’s strategy is to set up large processing hubs and to position the operations around them in order to maximise staff and cost efficiencies, and to optimise return on investment.

In November 2011 Polymetal completed its premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: POLY). In December 2011 it became one of the first Russian companies to be included into the FTSE 100.

Polymetal has operated in Kazakhstan since the fourth quarter of 2009, when the Company acquired Varvara gold and silver deposit in the Kostanay region. The facility, which includes processing and gold recovery plants, has a capacity of 4.2 Mtpa. Varvara’s output consists of gold-copper concentrate and gold-bearing alloy.


Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London listed public company headquartered in the UK, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with executive offices in Melbourne.

The two companies are joined in a dual listed companies (DLC) structure as a single economic entity, called the Rio Tinto Group.
The Group finds, mines and processes the earth’s mineral resources – metals and minerals essential for making thousands of everyday products that meet society’s needs and contribute to improved living standards.

The Group’s major products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products, gold, industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide, salt and talc), and iron ore. Its activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America. There are also significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.


SRK Consulting

SRK Consulting is the world’s first one-stop consultancy offering specialist services to mining and exploration companies for the entire life cycle of a mining project from exploration through to mine closure. Among SRK Consulting’s approximately 1,500 clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, petroleum companies, agribusiness companies, construction firms and government departments.

Formed in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, SRK now employs approximately over 1,000 professionals in 46 permanent offices on six continents. A broad range of internationally recognised associate consultants are also available world-wide to complement the core staff.

The SRK Group’s independence is ensured by the fact that it holds no equity in any project or company and that its ownership rests solely with its staff. This enables SRK to provide its clients with conflict-free and objective recommendations on crucial judgment issues.

SRK Consulting employs leading specialists in each field of science and engineering. Its seamless integration of services, and global base, has made the company the world’s leading practice in due diligence, feasibility studies and confidential internal reviews.
SRK Consulting offices in the countries in which it operates are staffed by international as well as local experts thus ensuring both technical and local context excellence.


WAI has provided the mineral industry with specialised geological, mining, processing and environmental expertise since 1987, initially as an independent company, but from 1999 as part of the Wardell Armstrong Group (WA). Our experience is worldwide and has concentrated on the metalliferous mining sector and coal.
Our parent company is a mining engineering/environmental consultancy that services the industrial minerals sector from nine regional offices in the UK and international offices in Russia and Kazakhstan. Total worldwide staff complement is now in excess of 300.

The Group provides a wide range of services for minerals-related projects. This ranges from preliminary exploration planning, through reserve estimation, mine design and financial appraisal, to bankable final feasibility study.

WAI has a strong client list, including companies and organisations from the private and public sectors, as well as many major lending institutions. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London stock exchange listings.


Cameco Corporation is one of the world’s largest uranium producers, providing approximately 16% of world uranium production. Cameco’s mining operations are located in Canada, the United States, and Kazakhstan. Cameco is also a major supplier of conversion and nuclear fuel services. The company’s uranium products are used to generate electricity in nuclear energy plants around the world, providing one of the cleanest sources of energy available today. Cameco’s shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.


BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of products and services. These include equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, merchant banking, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. With over 2,300 professionals in offices in 26 locations around the world, including 14 in North America, BMO Capital Markets works proactively with clients to provide innovative and integrated financial solutions.



“Kazakhaltyn MMC”-JSC is one of the oldest companies in the gold mining industry of Kazakhstan famous with its achievements in mining and processing of gold bearing ores. The company’s history takes back to 1932 when gold ore deposits were discovered in the Northern part of Kazakhstan. The company aims at producing an efficient and competitive production of gold, able to comply with modern company requirements with effective model of management.

In August of 2009 the key shareholder of the company became “PolyusGold” – OJSC which is the biggest gold mining company in Russia. With arrival of new management, the Company made a great progress in the way of production factor. According to the results of production for the year 2011, there was a growth of such works: drifting works – in 37%, underground mining – in 35%, ore processing at the plants – in 18%, finished-product output – in 6 %.

Over the last two years the company’s share in the overall Kazakhstan’s gold production amounts to 15%.


Kazakhmys is the largest copper producer in Kazakhstan and one of the top worldwide with 18 operating mines, 10 concentrators and 2 copper smelters. Total copper cathode produced in 2011 from own ore was 299 thousand tonnes.

Kazakhmys Mining produces significant volumes of other metals, including zinc, silver and gold. In 2011, it produced 140 thousand tonnes of zinc in concentrate. The Group is amongst the largest silver producers in the world (13 million ounces produced in 2011).

Kazakhmys Power operates the captive coal mines and power stations which supply power to the Mining Division.

The Group is part of the FTSE-100 index of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange and is also listed on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange . It had revenues of $3.5 billion in 2011 with Group EBITDA (excluding special items) of $2.9 billion. The Group employs some 61,000 people.


IMC Montan

IMC Montan is an international mining consultancy that is a merger of group of companies Deutsche Montan Technologie GmbH (DMT), Germany, IMC Group Consulting Limited (IMCGCL), UK and engineering group White Young Green Plc (WYG), UK. The company has a staff of international and Russian experts in the area of mining and processing of minerals, mine infrastructure etc.

IMC Montan implements projects in the following areas: design of company development projects and programs; preparation of competent person and mineral expert’s reports; due diligence; financial analysis; justification of investments, technical support etc. IMC Montan has a unique professional experience combining the best international practice with our thorough understanding of the Russian mining sector.



Scientific Research and Design Institute
JSC Uralmekhanobr

«Uralmekhanobr» was founded on the 8th of November 1929.

The main branches of activities: engineering of beneficating, mining, iron and steel, chemical plants; analytical control and study of material composition of minerals; science research for mining works, ore beneficiation of nonferrous, ferrous, less-common, precious metals and coal, nonmetallic materials; agglomeration and pelletizing, pyro and hydrometallurgy; utilization of technogenic products, basic engineering, and standardization.

The Institute has engineered 1350 projects for industrial purposes and production infrastructure, has carried out 10204 scientific research works. The technical informational depository of the Institute contains over 2 million units of issue.

JSC Urakmekhanobr comprises four high-technology scientific research centers: Beneficiation Centre, Analytical Centre, Mining Centre and Centre of Agglomeration, Sintering and Briquetting. The technical facilities of the scientific divisions include 130 plants and instruments of the whole technological cycle.

JSC Uralmekhanobr takes an active part in the development of mineral raw material base of plants of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia.



American Appraisal is the largest international independent valuation company. American Appraisal Associates operate more than 55 offices in 48 countries of the world. AAR provides valuation opinion and advisory services to the clients in various industries including Metals and Mining, Oil and Gas and Utilities.

Among our clients are major Russian Metals and Mining companies.


Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is the world’s leading provider of Environmental, Social, Health & Safety, Risk and Sustainability consulting services with 137 offices in 39 countries.

ERM operates in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and other countries of the former USSR since 1991. With the staff of over 40 people in Russia ERM offers a full range of environmental and social services including EHS and Social Due Diligence, Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment; development of management systems corporate assurance and governance programs, public consultation, sustainability assessments and climate change services.


PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 155,000 people in 153 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.
PwC is one of the largest professional services firms in Russia, with 2,100 professionals and offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, and Vladikavkaz. In Kazakhstan, PwC currently has more than 300 staff with offices in Almaty and Astana. PwC also enjoys an strong presence in the region, with offices in Baku (Azerbaijan), Tbilisi (Georgia), Yerevan (Armenia), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan).



KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 150 countries with 138,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.
KPMG has been operating in Russia for twenty years. In recent years KPMG in Russia and the CIS has been one of the fastest growing practices in KPMG worldwide.

In the CIS, KPMG now has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnoyarsk, Kazan, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Kiev, Donetsk, Lviv, Yerevan, Tbilisi and Baku, employing together over 3,000 people.


Irgiredmet provides R&D expertise, testwork and process optimization for precious and base metals and diamonds.

The activities range from initial investigations to process development and design, construction and commissioning of industrial mines and plants. Working closely with clients and in conjunction with engineering partners, Irgiredmet supplies a flexible package of technology for process development and optimization.

We offer a full range of sophisticated facilities for sample preparation and characterization, comminution, gravity, flotation, physical separation, smelting, leaching, purification and metals recovery, tails detoxification etc.



“CHETRA-VOSTOK” JSK is the exclusive distributor of the Mashinery & Industrial Group in the CIS countries, Iran.

The company provides equipment for industrial, municipal and agricultural purposes under the following brands:



«PromTracktor» JSK. Cheboxary. Industrial tractor machinery and equipment are used in oil-and-gas sector, mineral resource industry, energy sector, metallurgy, road and infrastructure construction, as well as in communal sphere and timber processing complex:

  • tracked and wheeled industrial vehicles;
  • crane-pipe-layers;
  • tracked flying ATVs;
  • utility and road-building machines with attachments;
  • tracked and wheeled machines for harvesting;
  • sets of equipment for repair and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines.


  • “Tractor Company” “Volgograd Tractor Plant” Ltd. Agricultural track tractors AGROMASH TG from 90 to 150 hp
  • “Vladimir Motor-Tractor Works” JSC. Agricultural wheel tractors AGROMASH TK from 30 to 85 hp
  • “Krasnoyarsk Combine Harvester Works” JSC. Combine Harvesters 3-4 class
  • “Kurganmashzavod” JSC. Cars municipal purpose MKSM-800, 1000


  • Bulk deliveries of spare parts to the whole product line of Concern “Tractor Plants” and OEM components.

An official representative of “CHETRA-VOSTOK” in Kazakhstan are LLC “Agromashholding-RK” and LLC “CHETRA-Machinery”.



MINEX sponsorship packages offer companies opportunities for active involvement in shaping the forum’s agenda, corporate communications and brand exposure. Major sponsorship packages (Lead, Platinum and Gold) are designed for companies interested in deeper involvement in developing MINEX agenda and prominent on-site exposure. Session sponsorships offer companies an opportunity to be involved in the development and organisation of Technical or Region specific sessions during the forum. On-site sponsorship options offer exposure linked to a specific event (coffee breaks, cocktail breaks, lunches, dinners, site visits, etc.) or a specific place of advertisement (bags, notepad, CD materials, calendar, etc.). In addition to the forum sponsorship, companies can sponsor visits to the local mining sites in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan or Tajikistan.

Please contact Arthur Poliakov, Head of MINEX Central Asia Organising Committee to discuss details.

Tel: + 44 (0) 207 520 9341 (London)