«Tau-Ken Samruk» is interested in development of new investment projects in the mining and metallurgical industry. Kanat Kudaibergen, the Chairman of the Management Board of the National mining company Tau-Ken Samruk JSC, delivered the speech at the Kazakhstan Investment Forum. The forum was held in online format and was organized by NWF Samruk-Kazyna JSC in partnership with NC Kazakh Invest JSC and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK. Kanat Kudaibergen focused on the advantages of the investment climate in the mining and metallurgical sector. The country has a significant mineral resource base and a number of world-class deposits. According to official estimates, Kazakhstan possesses 30% of the world’s chrome ore reserves, 25% of manganese ore, 10% of iron ore, 5.5% of copper, 10% of lead and 13% of zinc. Kazakhstan is also richly endowed with gold, coal, tungsten and other minerals.
“Our goal is to implement projects together with strategic partners from our current portfolio of assets. In addition, we are ready to develop new projects, both brownfield and greenfield. For example, we have already started large-scale exploration with Fortescue,” – highlighted the Chairman of the Management Board. “We also offer financial and technical support to young metallurgical and mining companies in order to develop the junior market in Kazakhstan,” said Kanat Kudaibergen.