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Kazakhmys PLC (KAZ)

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Wednesday 18 April, 2007

Kazakhmys PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Kazakhmys PLC
18 April 2007


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached:

Kazakhmys PLC

2. Reason for the notification (place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( )

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )

Other (please specify): First notification under DTR Sourcebook

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Cuprum Holding B.V.

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) :

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Limited (BH01)

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different):


6. Date on which issuer notified:

16 March 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Above 29%

8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible         Situation previous to the
using the ISIN CODE                       Triggering transaction
Ordinary shares of 20p               Number of     Number of voting
                                     shares        Rights
                                     135,944,325   135,944,325

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares Number of shares  Number of voting rights     % of voting rights
if possible using
                     0                     0                           -
                     Direct            Direct      Indirect        Direct    Indirect

                     135,944,325       135,944,325   -              29.08%    -

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of     Expiration Date  Exercise/Conversion Number of voting     % of voting
financial                    Period/ Date        rights that may be   rights
instrument                                       acquired if the
                                                 instrument is
                             N/A                 exercised/
            N/A                                  converted.

Total (A+B)
Number of voting       % of voting
rights                 rights

135,944,325            29.08%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Cuprum Holding B.V. is wholly-owned by Folin Trust, which Vladimir Kim, Chairman
of Kazakhmys PLC, is the sole beneficiary

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


13. Additional information:

Notification using total voting rights figure of 467,474,200

14. Contact name:

Robert Welch, Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7901 7831

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