KAZ Minerals PLC is a United Kingdom-based copper company. The Company operates in the natural resources industry through five segments: East Region, Bozymchak, Bozshakol, Aktogay and Mining Projects. The East Region, Bozshakol and Aktogay segments are engaged in mining and processing of copper and other metals in Kazakhstan. The Bozymchak segment is engaged in mining and processing of copper and gold in Kyrgyzstan. The Mining Projects segment is engaged in the development of metal deposits and processing facilities Kazakhstan. The East Region segment contains the entity Vostoktsvetmet LLC (VCM), whose principal activity is the mining and processing of copper and other metals, which are produced as by-products from four underground mines and three concentrators located in the eastern region of Kazakhstan.