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Kazakhmys PLC (KAZ)

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Monday 02 April, 2007

Kazakhmys PLC

Acquisition

Kazakhmys PLC
02 April 2007



                                                                  2nd April 2007

            Kazakhmys PLC ("Kazakhmys") announces the closing of the
                          Dostan-Temir LLP acquisition


Kazakhmys announces today that, further to reaching the agreement to acquire
Dostan-Temir LLP, announced on 8 March 2007, all the conditions of the
acquisition agreement have been duly fulfilled and the acquisition has now
completed.


Dostan-Temir LLP is a Kazakhstan based company, which holds the right to sign
the contract to undertake further exploration for oil and gas in the East Akzhar
Exploration Block ("East Akzhar") in Western Kazakhstan.


For further information please contact:

Jinsoo Yang, Head of Investor Relations
Sergei Stephantsov, Deputy Head of Investor Relations
Kazakhmys PLC                                            Tel:+44 20 7901 7800

Robin Walker
Finsbury                                                 Tel:+44 20 7251 3801


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Notes to Editors

Kazakhmys is a London listed natural resources company with operations in
Kazakhstan. Kazakhmys' principal business is the mining, processing, smelting,
refining and sale of copper and copper products, including copper cathode and
copper rod, and is carried on by the Company's main subsidiary Kazakhmys
Corporation LLC. The Group's operations are vertically integrated. Kazakhmys
operates 19 open pit and underground mines and two smelting and refining
complexes in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Kazakhmys also owns significant rail
infrastructure in Kazakhstan and MKM, a copper products fabrication company in
Germany.



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