Instructions for authors

Articles submitted to the editorial office of the journal “Complex Use of Mineral Resources” (КИМС) should correspond to its profile, have a high scientific level, practical value and contain an element of novelty.

By submitting a manuscript for publication in the journal, the author guarantees the correctness of all information about himself, the absence of plagiarism  and other forms such as tables, diagrams, illustrations, figures and so on.

The article is submitted in electronic form according to the template in WORD format. In addition, a plagiarism report should also be sent. The uniqueness of the anti-plagiarism report must be at least 80%.

CRediT author statement

CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy) was introduced with the intention of recognizing individual author contributions, reducing authorship disputes and facilitating collaboration. CRediT should appear above the acknowledgement section of the published paper. CRediT offers authors the opportunity to share an accurate and detailed description of their diverse contributions to the published work. The corresponding author is responsible for ensuring that the descriptions are accurate and agreed by all authors.  They may have contributed in multiple roles. Read more about CRediT here (Brand, A., Allen, L., Altman, M., Hlava, M., Scott, J. (2015). Beyond Authorship: Attribution, Contribution, Collaboration, and Credit. Learned Publishing, 28(2), p. 151-155. The role(s) of all authors should be listed, for example:

B. Kenzhaliyev: Conceptualization, Methodology, Software. U. Zhapbasbayev: Data curation, Writing draft preparation. W. Wu: Visualization, Investigation. C. Banks: Supervision. E. Negim: Software, Validation. H. Retnawati: Reviewing and Editing.


Article processing charge is 50 000 tenge.

Bank details:
JSC “Institute of Metallurgy and Ore Benefication” (Almaty, Shevchenko str., corner Valikhanov 29/133)
TIN 600900578227; BIN 070 740 005 957; BIC KC JB KZ KX, JSC Bank CenterCredit; KBE 16
Extra budgetary account KZ428562203104701892— the Kazakhstan’s authors
Currency account USD KZ308562203204701930— foreign authors

The article scheming (Link: Article template)

The corresponding author, submitting his manuscript to the journal as a representative of the entire authorship of the submitted article, guarantees that this article has not been published anywhere and is not being reviewed by the editors of other journals, by signing the copyright form. The corresponding author should complete and send it by email.

All submitted articles receive feedback from at least two reviewers who are among the leading experts in this scientific area. The name of the reviewer and other information about him, as a rule, is not disclosed.

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