Kazakhmys Plc is an international natural resources group with significant interests in copper, gold, zinc, silver and power generation. The company operates its business through three segments: Kazakhmys Mining, MKM and Kazakhmys Power. The Kazakhmys Mining segment comprises all entities and functions within the Group responsible for the exploration, evaluation, development, mining and processing of the Group's mineral resources and sale of the Group's metal products. The MKM segment operates in Germany, where it manufactures copper and copper alloy semi-finished products. The Kazakhmys Power segment operates in Kazakhstan, and consists of the Group's three captive power stations, the Ekibastuz GRES-1 coal-fired power station joint venture and the Maikuben West coal mine. The principal activity of the Kazakhmys Power operating segment is the sale of electricity and coal to external customers and internally to the Kazakhmys Mining segment. Kazakhmys was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.