About our company
Kostanay Minerals JSC is a mining company specializing in the extraction of chrysotile asbestos and the production of chrysotile fiber. The company is the world’s leading manufacturer and exporter of chrysotile asbestos, one of the most important elements used in the global industry.
We are in numbers
Products chrysotile asbestos of 3-6 groups
Productivity design capacity over 250 thousand tons
Personnel over 2,000
6 200 002
620.02 million tons of ore.
– 4th place in the world
17 000 000
Produced 17 million tons
Kazakhstan's chrysotile exports are growing rapidly
The Republic of Kazakhstan currently has an officially approved policy on the controlled use of chrysotile in accordance with the decision taken during the meeting with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 24, 2008 No. 20-5/81.
the goal is to become the best eco-friendly company in the republic
Representatives of the Association of regional environmental initiatives “ECOJER”, namely General Director Rustem Kabzhanov and Executive Director Kuanysh Baltabayev, were able to get acquainted with the work of a large industrial enterprise of JSC “Kostanay Minerals” from the inside, on February 2-3, 2021.
End the confusion
It is important to emphasize from the beginning that there are many types of asbestos fibers. Those that pose the greatest risk to human health belong to the amphibole family, which includes amosite (brown asbestos), anthophyllite, crocidolite (blue asbestos), tremolite, and actinilite.