Pustynnoye Phase 1

Project implementation: 2013-2015
Capacity: 2 million tons of ore/year EPC contract
  • Primary and secondary crushing section;
  • First and second stages of grinding section;
  • Classification and gravity processing section;
  • Leaching section;
  • Sorption section;
  • Acid washing, elution, coal regeneration section;
  • Electrolysis section;
  • Chemicals section;
  • Water supply, water treatment, fresh water preparation section;
  • Paste thickening of tailings section.
Plant Infrastructure:

  • GPP security gate;
  • Laboratory;
  • Administrative office;
  • Warehouse offices;
  • Firefighting unit, HSE office, medical station.

Open pit infrastructure:

  • Open pit administrative and amenities building;
  • Passenger vehicles maintenance and repair shop;
  • Mining equipment maintenance and repair shop;
  • Gasoline station.
Other facilities
  • Tailings facility;
  • Highly toxic substances warehouses;
  • Power supply and water supply (water pipe from lake Balkhash to GPP, 22 km long, with pumping station; substation 110 / 10kV, single-circuit OHPL-110);
  • Autonomous rotational camp for 450 places.