Aluminum   $ 2.1505 kg        |         Cobalt   $ 33.420 kg        |         Copper   $ 8.2940 kg        |         Gallium   $ 222.80 kg        |         Gold   $ 61736.51 kg        |         Indium   $ 284.50 kg        |         Iridium   $ 144678.36 kg        |         Iron Ore   $ 0.1083 kg        |         Lead   $ 2.1718 kg        |         Lithium   $ 29.821 kg        |         Molybdenum   $ 58.750 kg        |         Neodymium   $ 82.608 kg        |         Nickel   $ 20.616 kg        |         Palladium   $ 40303.53 kg        |         Platinum   $ 30972.89 kg        |         Rhodium   $ 131818.06 kg        |         Ruthenium   $ 14950.10 kg        |         Silver   $ 778.87 kg        |         Steel Rebar   $ 0.5063 kg        |         Tellurium   $ 73.354 kg        |         Tin   $ 25.497 kg        |         Uranium   $ 128.42 kg        |         Zinc   $ 2.3825 kg        |         

Visit Kazakhstan’s National Pavilion at Booth #7009 in the North Building at The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Convention (PDAC) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) on Sunday March 5th to Wednesday March 8th, 2023.

The opening ceremony will be on March 5th at 2.30 p.m.

About the Mineral resource base of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has the 6th largest reserves of natural resources in the world and the 10th largest total mineral production globally (excluding oil and gas). The country has 12% of the world’s uranium resources. The Government of Kazakhstan invites foreign companies to explore more than 60 deposits of precious and non-ferrous metals for mutually beneficial projects.

About PDAC

PDAC 2023: The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention is the leading event for people, companies and organizations connected to mineral exploration.

This annual convention in Toronto, Canada is known for attracting up to 30,000 attendees from over 130+ countries for its educational programming, networking events, outstanding business opportunities and fun. Since it began in 1932, the PDAC Convention has grown in size, stature and influence. Today, it is the event of choice for the world’s mineral industry hosting more than 1,100 exhibitors and 2,500 investors.


Kazakhstan’s participation in PDAC

At the Conference, Kazakhstan will be presented by the officials in charge of the natural resource extraction sector, as well as a large number of national companies and private businesses. There is a possibility of holding a bilateral meeting with members of the Government of Kazakhstan.

On March 5th, the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada, supported by National company «Kazakh Invest» and «Hatch» company will organize a Business Forum Kazakhstan-Canada «New Horizons of Cooperation in Mining» on the margins of the conference PDAC-2023 in Toronto. To participate in the event, the approval of the organizers is required (by invitation only).

Further information:

Mr. Nurlan Gabdyzhamalov

Economic Counsellor of the Embassy

of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada

tel. +1 343-777-2133




Kazakhstan-Canadian business forum

“New Horizons of Cooperation in Mining”


Date and time: March 5,2023

Location: Intercontinental Toronto centre hotel

Toronto, Canada

Languages: English, Russian

Format: 3 courses dinner

16.00-17.00   Registration

Welcome coffee


17.00-17.45   PLENARY SESSION

Moderator: Yuri Savguira, Advisory Engagement Manager, Hatch

17.00-17.05   Welcome remarks by the Ministry of Natural Resources of Canada

17.05-17.10   Welcome remarks by Almas Aidarov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

17.10-17.15   Welcome remarks by Iran Sharkhan, Vice-Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

17.15-17.45   Presentations: Mining Sector in Kazakhstan: Challenges and Opportunities

Zhandos Temirgali – Deputy Chairman, KAZAKH INVEST

Yerlan Akbarov – Chairman of the Committee of Geology of Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Markus Rebmann, Global Managing Director Hatch Advisory

17.45-18.00   COFFEE BREAK


Moderator: Yuri Savguira, Advisory Engagement Manager, Hatch

Caroline Gorsalitz – Vice-President of Cameco

Nico Smit – Managing Director, Hatch Africa, Europe and Middle East

Bekassyl Aukeshev –  Chief Executive Officer, Qazaq Geophysics

Timur Odilov – Partner, Holler Lomax



Moderator: Anastasia Archer, Advisory Engagement Manager, Hatch

Bakhyt Chirchikbayev – CEO, Tau-Ken Samruk

Darren Klinck – President, Arras Minerals

Kanat Kudaibergen – CEO, Grey Wolf Management

Natalia Lakorzana – Head of Natural Resources Department, EBRD



19.00-19.30     Informal discussion and networking