kumtor mine at a glance

? Cameco: 33 percent, with management control for 10 years


? Kyrgyzaltyn state mining company: 77 percent


? No. of employees: About 1,000


? $452 million investment, put up by Cameco; multilateral European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Finance Corporation, and Canada's Export Development Corporation; and a consortium of six banks led by Chase Manhattan Bank.


? Cameco management fee: 4.5 percent of operating cost


? 10-year exemption on profit tax and a few other levies


? Royalties: $4 an ounce plus royalty variable on gold price to the Kyrgyz government; 2 percent to 4 percent of profits to local community.


? Average annual production plan: 500,000 ounces


? Expected annual state revenues for 1997 from Kumtor: $165 million