Commercial production was declared to have been achieved in 2012. The project operator, Almalyk Metallurgical Kombinat (AGMK) acquired the mine from the previous owners Marakand Minerals following a presidential decree in 2006. The mine was commissioned in 2010 at a capital cost of $147M. Capacity of the mill is 650kt/a ore. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.