The Leninogorsk zinc smelter in Kazakhstan uses roast, leach, electrowin technology to produce slab zinc. Leach residue is treated by Waelz kiln, and since 2006 oxide ore from the Shaimerden ore body has also been processed through these. the current capacity of the smelter is 120kt/a slab zinc and there are no plans to increase this. 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.