N Kazakhstan to launch concrete products plant
29 June 2022 17:44

N Kazakhstan to launch concrete products plant

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «This year North Kazakhstan will develop 19 investment projects worth KZT 36 bln. Over 1,000 permanent jobs will be created,» akim (governor) of North Kazakhstan Kumar Aksakalov told a briefing at the Central Communications Service on Wednesday.

He noted that a new brick plant was put into service at the close of May. KZT 1.8 bln was invested, 80 new jobs were generated. The plant produces up to 40 mln bricks a year to meet 30% of local needs.

In July the gas concrete blocks plant and the concrete products plant will be put onstream. All the products will be used for the housing construction.

A size copy paper and toilet paper will be manufactured by the paper products plant. The plant will be commissioned this September. KZT 2.5 bln was invested into the project. 80 jobs will be created. The plant is expected to produce 5,000 tons of products.

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NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Minister Kairbek Usskenbayev held a meeting with the first heads of the leading Turkish companies, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.

The meeting focused on the issues of development of industrial cooperation and military and technical cooperation, purchases and assembly of ANKA UAVs, construction of facilities of a military city in Karaganda region, and a new shipyard in the Kazakh section of the Caspian Sea.

The discussion took place as part of the tasks given by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced during his official visit to Turkiye in May this year.

During the talk, the Kazakh minister pointed to the dynamic development of the strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and Turkiye as well as expressed gratitude to those present for their contribution to the strengthening of military and technical cooperation between the countries, including supporting the training of specialists of Kazakhstan Aviation Industries.

«Kazakhstan pays particular attention to Turkish investors and is ready to render all-round support. We highlight the importance and priority of joint projects as well as consider the opportunity to present offtake contracts to further investors,» said Usskenbayev.

The Kazakh minister invited Turkish Aerospace to take an active part in creating an aviation and industrial park in Nur-Sultan with Kazakhstan Aviation Industries being an anchor enterprise. Manufacturing, testing, repair, and service maintenance of airborne vehicles and their components are to be established within the aviation cluster. Boeing and Airbus have already joined the project.

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Kazakhstan to increase bitumen production
3 August 2022 13:45

Kazakhstan to increase bitumen production

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s bitumen producers are planning to increase the annual production by 300,000 tons, Minister of Energy Bolat Akchulakov said Wednesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.

Speaking at an online briefing of the Central Communications Service, Minister Akchulakov said the Head of State gave an instruction to prevent bitumen shortages in the country.

To this end, Kazakhstan will increase imports of tar from Russia and step up production of bitumen at a plant in Aktau. This will allow domestic producers to increase the bitumen production by 300,000 tons.

The plant’s capacity is set to reach up to 1,2-1,3 million tons of bitumen per year to meet the demand on domestic road construction market .