Central Asia Metals plc is a mining and exploration company. The Company's principal business activity is the production of copper cathode at its Kounrad operations in Kazakhstan. It also owns various exploration projects in Mongolia and holds interest in the copper tailings project in Chile. The Company operates through two segments, which consists of an SX-EW copper plant at Kounrad in Kazakhstan and the Copper Bay project in Chile. Its projects include Kounrad, which is an open-pit copper mine, located near the city of Balkhash in central Kazakhstan; Handgait molybdenum exploration project, which is situated in northern Mongolia; Ereen gold exploration project, which is situated approximately 130 kilometers north of Ulaanbaatar, in the center of Mongolia's historic mining district, and Chanaral Bay copper project, which is in the Atacama region of Chile, approximately 1,000 kilometers north of Santiago and over 120 kilometers northwest of the regional capital of Copiapo.