Exhibitors at MINEX Central Asia 2010

  1. American Appraisal
  2. ARMZ
  3. Bateman Engineering
  4. ERM
  5. ENRC
  1. Gemcom AustralAsia
  2. HATCH
  3. IMC Montan
  4. InnovX Systems
  5. Kazakhaltyn
  1. Kazatomprom
  2. Micromine
  3. Mincom
  4. Polymetal
  5. PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  6. Russkaya Burovaya Company
  1. SRK Consulting
  2. SPb-Giproshakht
  3. Stewart Group
  4. Polevski Machine-Building Plant
  5. Wardell Armstrong


Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is the world’s largest environmental consulting company operating from 1971. ERM has 137 offices in 39 countries, employ over 3,300 staff and have an annual turnover of over US$600 million. Over the past 5 years ERM has worked with more than 60% the Global Fortune 500 companies.

ERM has worked extensively in Kazakhstan and other countries in the Eurasia Region for more than 15 years. ERM has two permanent offices in Kazakhstan – in Almaty and in Atyrau – and holds Licenses from the Republic of Kazakhstan Ministry of Environmental Protection to conduct environmental consultancy, prepare EIAs, conduct environmental audits in accordance with Kazakhstan legal requirements.


Polymetal aims to become the leading precious metals mining Group in Russia and the CIS through sustainable long-term growth and superior returns on invested capital.

We aspire to create value for all stakeholders through a three pronged strategy.
We seek to:
→ invest in existing assets to extend mine life and improve production efficiencies
→ create centralized processing facilities to benefit from increase economies of scale
→ pursue regional exploration campaigns to identify the next generation of producing assets
→ By 2012, Polymetal aims to increase gold production by over 100% to 630 Koz and to increase silver production by over 50% to 25.6 Moz.
→ Gold reserves are expected to increase by 100% to 8 Moz and silver reserves are expected to reach 600 Moz an 50% increase by 2011.



ENRC is a leading diversified natural resources group, performing integrated mining, processing, energy, logistics and marketing operations.

The Group’s assets are mostly located in the Republic of Kazakhstan and comprise: Kazchrome, Zhairem GOK, Serov Group, SSGPO, Aluminium of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter (KAS), Eurasian Energy Corporation (EEC), ENRC Logistics and ENRC Sales & Marketing. ENRC also owns a 50% interest in Bahia Minerals BV (BML), an exploratory iron ore mining project in Brazil, and a 50% stake in the Xinjiang Tuoli Taihang Ferroalloy Company in China (Tuoli). In September 2009 ENRC acquired Central African Mining and Exploration Company (CAMEC). CAMEC’s assets are located in Africa and include cobalt and copper operations in Democratic Republic of Congo, development projects in coal, bauxite, platinum, fluorspar; integrated trucking and logistics business.

In 2008, the Group accounted for approximately 5 per cent. of Kazakhstan’s GDP. ENRC’s entities, in the first-half of 2009, employed approximately 64,160 people. For the half-year ended 30 June 2009, ENRC had revenue of US$1,695 million (2008: US$3,442 million) and profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Group of US$553 million (2008: US$1,343 million). ENRC is a FTSE 100 company.


Globalisation and the need for a secure, affordable energy supply go hand-in-hand. Economic development is dependent on sufficient sources of energy – oil, gas, electricity, coal, and others. The availability and security of these resources are on the minds of many, from consumers, to political leaders to company executives. PricewaterhouseCoopers has been providing professional services to energy, utilities, and mining companies for more than 100 years. We help companies confront the industry’s most challenging changes and issues, including:

  • Addressing sustainability
  • Complying with regulatory & reporting requirements
  • Improving performance & operational effectiveness
  • Managing industry regulatory change
  • Industry transactions & consolidation
  • Managing financial risk
  • Managing geopolitical risk
  • Recruiting & retaining a skilled workforce
  • Securing the supply


SRK Consulting

“SRK Consulting” is the world’s first one-stop consultancy offering specialist services to mining and exploration companies for the entire life cycle of a mining project from exploration through to mine closure. Among SRK Consulting’s approximately 1,500 clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, petroleum companies, agribusiness companies, construction firms and government departments.



ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. (ARMZ), AKA Atomredmetzoloto, is currently ranked as the world’s second largest uranium mining company by resource base and is the fifth biggest global producer in terms of uranium output. ARMZ supplies strategic feedstock to the Russian nuclear industry, having produced 3687 tons of uranium in Russia and Kazakhstan in 2008. As of January 1, 2008, ARMZ’s uranium reserves and resources amounted to 538 013 tons of uranium, which has secured us the second place among global primary uranium producers.

ARMZ is part of Rosatom – the Russian State Corporation controlling the nation’s nuclear activities. ARMZ – together with its affiliates and subsidiaries – employs over 14 thousand people.

Founded in 1992, ARMZ is the successor of the world’s largest uranium production complex built by the Soviet Union. All uranium mines in Russia, as well as a number of uranium joint ventures in the former USSR and abroad, were brought together under ARMZ in 2008, after the restructuring of Russia’s nuclear industry had been completed.


American Appraisal
American Appraisal, the world’s only truly glocal valuation firm™ is a leading valuation and related services firm that provides expertise in all classifications of tangible and intangible assets. It is comprised of more than 900 employees, operating from major financial cities throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, North and South America.

We are independent. American Appraisal limits its practice to valuation and related services. It’s all we do. We are not auditors, brokers or agents. We are an employee-owned firm with no agenda other than meeting our clients’ unique needs.

American Appraisal is a truly unique resource. We invite you to invest a few minutes exploring our web site in order to discover how we can be of assistance to you in the achievement of your objectives.


Micromine is a leading provider of innovative software solutions and services to the mining and exploration industry. From capturing, managing, visualising and understanding data to controlling and reporting on mine production, Micromine has a solution.

From its beginnings in Perth, Western Australia in 1986, Micromine now services over 2,300 clients in more than 90 countries, delivering solutions that encompass the entire exploration and mining cycle. Micromine has offices in 15 of the world’s major mineral producing countries, including 12 that are fully owned. This unique structure allows clients to receive a true Micromine solution delivered by a team of specialists who understand the software and how it can be integrated into an operation for maximum results.


SPb Giproshakht
SPb-Giproshakht Ltd. is one of the Russian leading organizations in the field of mine design. The company is a successor to the USSR State Mine Design Institute Giproshakht established in 1928.
With over 80 years’ experience in mining design we provide full range services to the coal-shale and ore mining industry both in Russia and abroad.

Through the Institute’s history there have been developed more than 450 projects of underground and open-cast mines, coal washing plants and briquette factories for Russian and foreign customers.


Stewart Group
We are global in our core activities relating to the inspection and analysis of metals, minerals, ores, solid fuels and recycling scrap, and the provision of geochemical services to the mining and exploration industry. Our valued client base includes private and public sector organisations, trading companies, producers, end users and consumers.

Providing the highest quality service to you drives all of our activity. Innovation and delivery are the values upon which our growth and success has been based. Founded in 1978, we now operate a network of offices and laboratories worldwide. Following an MBO in 2006, we have invested heavily in our infrastructure and capacity, adding new sites and testing facilities as well as expanding existing laboratories and installing industry leading technology throughout all our processes.

We know that our future success depends on listening to your needs and providing bespoke, flexible solutions that exceed your expectations. We are committed to this philosophy and, as we expand our commercial assay capability and geochemical services, we will continue to evolve our services and operations to match the changing demands of our dynamic industry.


“Russkaya Burovaya Company” LLC was founded in 2003 as service provider in diamond core drilling. Having expended its presence in the geology-prospecting sector from 2003 to 2007, the Company considerably increased its drilling, subsidiary equipment and tool depot as well as created regional centers for service and storage.

The Company’s drilling depot includes 30 self-propelled drilling rigs, equipped with Canadian drilling machines «Boart Longyear Inc.» (LF-230, LF-90, LM-55/75), «Atelier D’Or» (VD-5000), AUSROC 1600HD и Compact Roto-Sonic CRS-17-C. These rigs are used for both surface and underground drilling, allowing drilling the bore-holes up to 2000 meters under majority of climate and natural conditions.

Having purchased multifunctional rig Ausroc 1600 HD “Russkaya Burovaya Company” LLC will be offering low cost drilling programme for the bore-holes with empty intervals. This installation allows to do surface drilling using RC method. Our Company disposes of all necessary service machines as well as mobile living and consumer blocks.

The Company employees are high-qualified specialists studied and worked on probation in the leading drilling companies of Canada and Australia. In addition, our Company together with our strategic partners have managed to gather the best specialist from the former Soviet Union in such areas as prospecting, uranium, precious and non-ferrous mining.

Owing to our technical and organisation potential we can fulfil 350-400 000 running metres of drilling a year (average speed of one is rig 1500 running metres a month) including all service works and surface mining works i.e. geophysical research, drilling, bore-hole conservation, underground tracks and sites, mobile field camps.

“Russkaya Burovaya Company” LLC also includes the solitary subdivision “The North-West Branch” dealing with the whole complex of engineering, geological, hydro-geological, topographer-geodesic and geology-prospecting works.


«MMC Kazakhaltyn»-JSC is one of the oldest companies in the gold mining industry of Kazakhstan famous with its achievements in mining and processing of gold bearing ores. The company’s history takes back to 1932 when gold ore deposits were discovered in the Northern part of Kazakhstan. The company aims at producing an efficient and competitive production of gold, able to comply with a modern company requirements with effective model of management.

In August of 2009 the key shareholder of the company became «PolyusGold”- OJSC which is the biggest gold mining company in Russia. Over the last two years the company`s share in the overall Kazakhstan`s gold production amounts to 15- 20%. In 2010 MMC Kazakhaltyn JSC is planning to increase the production at the existing mines and launch new projects with respect to long term development of the company.


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Bateman Engineering N.V. is a technologically-driven engineering-project house serving the minerals and metals industries worldwide, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of converting natural resources into marketable products. Its services comprise process-orientated engineering, specialist niche technologies, financial and commercial facilitation and contracting and project management.


IMC Montan
The consortium of IMC Montan that was formed in 2006 is a merger of three leading consultancies with long track records in the mining sector: Deutsche Montan Technologie GmbH (DMT), Germany, IMC Group Consulting Limited (IMCGCL), UK and engineering group White Young Green Plc (WYG), UK who together have more than 3,000 staff and a turnover in excess of 250 m Euro.

Thus, members of IMC Montan consortium are:

  • IMC Group Consulting Limited (IMCGCL), UK
  • Montan Consulting (Deutsche Montan Technologie), Germany
  • International Economic and Energy Consulting Limited, Russia

The company-participants of IMC Montan consortium have experience of assignments practically in every type of mineral worldwide and our clients include many well known companies such as Xstrata, Kazakhmys, Mittal Steel, OKD, Samsung, Tata Group, Cambrian, ICL and AES, as well as many others with an interest in the mining industry in Russia and other CIS countries.

We work closely with most of the major banks and financing institutions operating in the mining sector. Amongst our clients are leading companies of Russia and other CIS countries including: Metalloinvest, Raspadskaya, Severstal, RUSAL, United Industrial Company, Donbass Industrial Union, EvrazHolding, Mechel, Yuzhkuzbassugol, Russian Coal, SUEC, Russian Copper Company, Siberian Anthracite, Kuzbass Fuel Company and many others.


Polevskoy machine – building plant, CJSC is one of the leading Russian manufacturers of conveyor and lifting and handling equipment. The plant produces: trunk conveyors, belt stationary conveyors, belt width from 400 mm up to 1600 mm, fleet angle up to 18 grades, metal constructions for conveyors (tables, frames, hovels, hoppers, chutes), scraper conveyor, screw conveyers, portable modular conveyers, conveyers without rollers, retractable conveyers, assembled and dismountable rollers, of media and dense series.

Conveyor units, plough mechanisms, unloading buggies, iron-separating drum on permanent magnets. Polyspast blocks by the load capacity up to10 t, iron casting and nonstandard metal structures, besides, represents a wide range of services connected with material handling using conveyors – «Turnkey conveyor». In the most complete version this: designing; manufacturing and delivery of the conveyor delivery in short terms, control system delivery, supervising installation; commissioning works, mechanical joining of tape». Our experience allows to solve assigned tasks successfully in the field of lifting and handling equipment.


Mincom Pty Ltd is a global software and services provider with 30 years of experience in providing business solutions to asset intensive industries such as mining, energy, public infrastructure, defense, and oil and gas in more than 40 countries across North America, South America, Australia, South East Asia, Africa, and Europe. Mincom Inc. operates in North America and is a subsidiary of Mincom Pty Ltd. Mincom is owned by Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses.


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WAI has provided the mineral industry with specialised geological, mining, processing and environmental expertise since 1987, initially as an independent company, but from 1999 as part of the Wardell Armstrong Group (WA). Our experience is worldwide and has concentrated on the metalliferous mining sector and coal.

Our parent company is a mining engineering/environmental consultancy that services the industrial minerals sector from nine regional offices in the UK and international offices in China and Kazakhstan. Total worldwide staff complement is now in excess of 300.

The Group provides a wide range of services for minerals-related projects. This ranges from preliminary exploration planning, through reserve estimation, mine design and financial appraisal, to bankable final feasibility study.

WAI has a strong client list, including companies and organisations from the private and public sectors, as well as many major lending institutions. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London stock exchange listings.



Kazatomprom is the national operator of the Republic of Kazakhstan for export of uranium and its compounds, rare metals, nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants, special purpose equipment, technologies and double-use materials. The main activities of the company are: geological exploration, uranium production, manufacture of nuclear fuel cycle products, reactor construction, nuclear power plants, production of construction materials, the electric energy sector, scientific support of production and social welfare and training of personnel. Today Kazatomprom has more than 26,000 employees and is amongst the leading uranium production companies in the world.


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When mining companies seek to increase mine productivity, they turn to Gemcom for technology and services. The Company is home to world renowned and award winning mining solutions and to industry thoughtleaders who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in mining.

Gemcom has a global reach delivering comprehensive solutions in all major mining centres in more than 90 countries. Every major mining company, including BHP Billiton, Codelco, De Beers, Newmont and Vale, is a Gemcom client. Through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, the Company has become the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions.


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Hatch is a global mine design, program management and construction management company that specializes in developing projects in remote locations and harsh conditions. Hatch is employee-owned, with 65 offices in every mining region. Hatch is best known for its metals-process expertise, process controls, award-winning safety programs, and quality project delivery.

Among Hatch’s recent mine development projects are Diavik Diamonds (Northwest Territories), Meadowbank Gold (Nunavut, northern Canada), Escondida (Atacama Desert, Chile), Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (Madagascar; no roads, no water, no ports, few human resources, exotic ecology), Alumar Alumina expansion (Amazon, Brazil), Barrick Gold’s Pueblo Viejo (Dominican Republic; Hatch autoclaves), Koniambo Ferronickel (New Caledonia), and Nickel Rim South (North America’s most modern mine; safety award winner).

Hatch serves three principal market sectors: mining and metals, energy and infrastructure. Specialist services include program and project development in each sector. Energy programs include Bruce Power, one of the world’s largest nuclear generating station; dam construction; and hydro-electric generation optimization. Infrastructure programs include South Africa’s $12-billion Transnet upgrade of ports and rail; and the $25-billion BART urban rail expansion in California.


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Innov-X Systems – leading manufacturer of portable XRF, specializes in ‘in-situ’ geochemical, mineralogical and metallurgical analytical solutions. We manufacture and supply a range of field equipment that includes: Hanheld (Alpha, Omega, DELTA), Mobile Lab(X50 and X5000), On-line (Fox-IQ), Process (QXR) ) and process (QXR) X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers. We supply the world’s only truly field portable X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyzer (Terra) for field rock and mineral analysis.

New, world first: GPS-XRF Explorer – system for Total Field Data Collection.

New, DELTA – the only Handheld XRF combining two concepts demanded by the mining market – 1. fully ruggedized without PDA or movable display; and 2. provides peerless analytical performance with Silicon Drift Detector Technology plus special software for mining applications. In soils, ores, tailings, concentrates, cores, slurries, alloys – 25+ elements in seconds; Mg – U, ppm-100%! Base, precious metals; Cu, Ni, Ta, Au, Ag, Pt, U and light elements Al, Si, S, P.