Oxus Gold Plc explores, develops and produces gold, silver and base metals. It also engages in other mineral exploration such as zinc, copper, lead and silver. The firm's focus is on the Amantaytau licence area and in particular the deep underground sulphides project, new satellite heap leach pads to process remaining oxide ores and the realisation of the upside potential throughout the mining lease. Oxus Gold was formerly known as Oxus Mining Plc. The company was founded by Roger William Turner, Richard Vaughan Lindsay Wilkins and Charles Arthur Cooper in February 1996 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.