Kazakh President visits manufacturing plants in Aktobe

ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was briefed on the operations of a rail beam plant operating under the State Programme for Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development (SPAIID) during a recent visit to the Aktobe region, according to the Akorda press service.

Photo credit: kazpravda.kz.

Photo credit: kazpravda.kz.

President Nazarbayev learned about the plant’s exports to Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan and wished the plant’s employees success. The plant has an annual production capacity of 430,000 tonnes and supplies the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy national company.

The President also visited a greenhouse, which uses the Ultra-Clima system and produces 6,000 tonnes of vegetables per year. The facility was built as part of SPAIID with the support of KazAgroFinance.

The President also visited the transnational company Kazchrome’s ferroalloy plant. The facility produces 440,000 tonnes of ferroalloys per year and exports to China, Europe and the U.S. It is one of the leading ferrous metallurgy enterprises in Kazakhstan and includes four smelting shops, a converter department, a slag processing shop, and auxiliary shops.