Interfax reported that Kazakhstan government will conduct comprehensive inspection at ArcelorMittal Temirtau with the participation of independent consultants. The report quoted Kazakh Prime Minister Mr Alikhan Smailov, after a meeting with ArcelorMittal Vice-President Mr Vijay Goyal and ArcelorMittal Temirtau’s CEO Mr Nair Biju, as saying that “Pursuant to the memorandum signed by Kazakhstan's Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development and ArcelorMittal Temirtau, the Kazakh side attracted independent international consultants to conduct a financial, technical and environmental audit of the enterprise.”Kazakhstan government has sent ArcelorMittal Temirtau a schedule of the inspection.On the night of 3 November 2022 an outburst of gas led to the death of five workers and injured four in the Lenin Mine of ArcelorMittal Temirtau in the town of Shakhtinsk in Karaganda region during the drilling of gas-draining boreholes. The government's commission for investigation later arrived at a conclusion that ArcelorMittal Temirtau was solely responsible for the accident. Among the causes of the accident the investigation report mentioned unsatisfactory organization of the work process and a lack of proper supervision by the engineers and technical personnel both from the coal department of ArcelorMittal and the Lenin Mine. The investigation commission named 26 officials from ArcelorMittal Temirtau as suspects in the case, including senior managers of the company and technical specialists from the Lenin Mine.