|Located in northwest Kazakhstan, the Voskhod chrome ore mines and chrome concentrate plant, which began production in July 2009, feature an underground state-of-the-art mine and a modern ore processing plant. The mine has total reserves of 21 million tons of chrome ore. The plant’s chrome ore boasts one of the highest Cr/Fe ratios in the world, at 3.5-3.8. Voskhod is also responsible for sourcing chrome concentrate for Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant in Russia. The plant currently has an annual beneficiation capacity of 1 million tons of raw ore, which can be increased up to 1.5 million tons.