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Kyzyl Project



Project number:


Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

17 Feb 2017



Approval date:

04 May 2017

Project description

A USD140 million loan to Bakyrchik Mining Venture LLP (the "Borrower", "Company"), an entity 100% controlled by Polymetal International Plc (the "Sponsor"), to finance development of the Kyzyl (Bakyrchik) gold deposit (the "Project"). The loan is fully guaranteed by the Sponsor.

A Project Summary Document is available for this project.

ESIA disclosure package

1. Executive Summary: English | Russian | Kazakh
2. Supplementary Environmental & Social Report (2016) with Appendices: English | Russian | Kazakh
3. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (2015) with Appendices and Drawings: English | Russian | Kazakh
4. Environmental and Social Management Plans: English| Russian | Kazakh
5. Non-Technical Summary (NTS): English | Russian | Kazakh
6. Draft Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP): English | Russian | Kazakh
7. Stakeholder Engagement Plan: English | Russian | Kazakh
8.  Final Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP): English | Russian | Kazakh

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

  • Polymetal’s Kyzyl office in Auezov village
  • Address: Auezov village, Zharma area, East Kazakhstan region, 070605, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Contact Name: Galina Chudina,
  • Telephone: +7 (723) 249 26 00
  • Akimat offices in Auezov village
  • Address: Mira Street 90 B, Auezov Village, Zharma Area, East Kazakhstan Region, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Contact Name:  Slyamgaliuly Aytkali,
  • Telephone: +7 (723) 475 52 22


  • EBRD Resident Office in Ust-Kamenogorsk
  • Address: 21 M. Gorkiy street, “Antares” Business Centre, Suite 208, Ust-Kamenogorsk, 070004, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • EBRD Resident Office in Astana
  • Address: “SAAD” BC, 10th Floor, 2 Dostyk street, Yesil district, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan



Environmental or social enquiries

  • In person, in writing or over the phone to the Community Liaison Officer in Kazakhstan, which will be recorded on a feedback form:
  • Contact Name:  Beibit Askerkanov, Community Liaison Officer
  • Address:  Auezov village, Zharma area, East Kazakhstan region, 070605, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Telephone: +7 (723) 249-26-00
  • Fax: +7 (723) 55-636
  • Email:
  • In writing through the feedback boxes located at:
  • The entrance to mine site
  • Akimat of Auezov village

General enquiries

Contact Name: Magasha Saiduakassova, Saiduakassova@polymetal.Kz

Address: Auezov village, Zharma area, East Kazakhstan region, 070605, Republic of Kazakhstan

Telephone: +7 (723) 249 26 00

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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