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Integrated process – from exploration to sales

In the KGHM Group, production and production-related processes are executed in accordance with the following two models:

Integrated geological, mining and smelting operations at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

The core line of business of the members of the KGHM INTERNATIONAL LTD. Group is the mining of metals, including copper, molybdenum, nickel, gold, platinum and palladium, carried out in both open-pit and underground mines, and the execution of prospecting and exploratory mining projects.

Production at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. is a fully integrated process whereby the end product of one technological phase forms the input (intermediate product) for the subsequent phase of production. Mining operations at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. are performed by the following three Mining Divisions: Lubin Mine, Rudna Mine and Polkowice-Sieroszowice Mine. In the next phase, the Ore Processing Plants Branch prepares concentrate for the smelters, and the Hydrotechnical Facility Division is in charge of the storage and management of waste created during copper ore processing. Within the Parent Company’s organizational structure, there are three Metallurgical Divisions: Legnica Smelter, Głogów (I and II) Smelter and Cedynia Smelter (rolling mill).

GRI Indexes:

The core line of business of the members of the KGHM INTERNATIONAL LTD. Group is the mining of metals, including copper, molybdenum, nickel, gold, platinum and palladium, carried out in both open-pit and underground mines, and the execution of prospecting and exploratory mining projects.

Production at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. is a fully integrated process whereby the end product of one technological phase forms the input (intermediate product) for the subsequent phase of production. Mining operations at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. are performed by the following three Mining Branches: Lubin Mine, Rudna Mine and Polkowice-Sieroszowice Mine. In the next phase, the Ore Processing Plants Branch prepares concentrate for the smelters, and the Hydrotechnical Facility Branch is in charge of the storage and management of waste created during copper ore processing. Within the Parent Company’s organizational structure, there are three Smelter Branches: Legnica Smelter, Głogów (I and II) Smelter and Cedynia Smelter (rolling mill).

Simplified model of the core line of business in the KGHM INTERNATIONAL LTD. Group

KGHM BUSINESS MODEL

KGHM's activities is divided into 7 segments, through which the company provides a complete chain of value creation from exploration to the sale of finished products.

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