The Kumtor mine is one of the largest and highest in the world. Gold ore is being mined and processed here under extreme conditions.
“Kumtor Gold” is the first and so far the largest international mining project in the history of independent Kyrgyzstan. Starting from 1997, the company has immensely contributed to the country’s economy, providing 24 percent of industrial output and 45 percent of total export of the Kyrgyz Republic.
From the following films you can learn more about the operation of the Kyrgyz leading miner.