Almalyk copper production on the increase

Almalyk copper production: Uzbekistan’s Almalyk Mining-Metallurgical Complex Almalyk is to increase copper production by 2% this year, the equivalent of a further 100,000 tons in 2014. The company is the country’s only copper producer and is in the process of investing around $670 million in the upgrade of existing production facilities, the construction of new ones and the expansion of its resource base. AKI Press