Articles by Sergei Gorbunov

Modernisation at Pavlodar oil chemistry refinery nears completion

PAVLODAR – Kazakhstan’s oil industry is set to mark a significant milestone during the first half of 2017 when a wide-scale modernisation of the Pavlodar Oil Chemistry Refinery is scheduled to be completed. The modernisation of tools on renewed areas of the complex – a unit of high-octane number component of oil recovery and splitting…

Aksu Ferroalloy Plant Modernisation Wins National Award

AKSU – The boiler house modernisation project implemented at the city’s ferroalloy plant was a winner in the fifth national industry contest Golden Hephaestus at the recent international congress Astana Mining & Metallurgy. The plant was entered in the area “best solution in the field of energy conservation” It was noted that on the eve…

Pharmacy Company, Government Seek to Increase Domestically Produced Pharmaceuticals

PAVLODAR – One Kazakhstan-based pharmaceutical company has partnered with 120 companies around the world in manufacturing medicine. President of the Pavlodar-based pharmaceutical holding Romat, Turarbek Rakish, academician and doctor of sciences, as well as honored engineer of Kazakhstan, chevalier of the Order of Lomonossov and a holder of other awards, has his own motto –…

Long-Planned Pavlodar Road Projects Move Forward

PAVLODAR – Major, national-scale projects in transport logistics are being implemented in Pavlodar. Plans that have been long in the making to build a bridge over the Irtysh River connecting Pavlodar and Aksu and to continue road construction in the direction of Astana, Karaganda, Semipalatinsk, Ust-Kamenogorsk, and to the Russian cities of Omsk, Novosibirsk and…

Ice Holes Readied for Water Consecration on Epiphany Day

PAVLODAR – This winter, the ice hole for Russian Orthodox Epiphany Day in Pavlodar will be made on the Usolka River tributary, where the water is shallow and the current gentle. Pavlodar residents are advised against swimming in areas of the bigger Irtysh River where there are strong currents. One ice hole each in areas…

Kazatomprom Becomes Shareholder of Caustic

PAVLODAR – State company NAC Kazatomprom acquired 40 percent of the ordinary shares of Caustic per President Nazarbayev’s orders on the creation of a high-grade chemical cluster in the Pavlodar Free Economic Zone. Several import-substituting companies will be organized at NAC Kazatomprom to produce caustic soda and hydrogen peroxide used in processing uranium and chlorine…

Chemical Production Projects to Be Launched in Pavlodar SEZ

PAVLODAR – Two new projects, one producing inhibited hydrochloric acid and one producing liquid bleach, acid and alkaline household chemicals, will be launched in Pavlodar’s special economic zone (SEZ) by the end of the year, Yerlan Orymbekov, chairman of the board of Caustic Company said earlier in November. The inhibited hydrochloric acid production project, with…

Students Visit Famous Battle Sites in Pavlodar

PAVLODAR – Participants in the Batyr Zholy (“Road of Warriors”) historical campaign recently visited famous battle sites in the Mai region. The area, called Kalmak kyrylgan zher, or the birthplace of Kalmak, was the site of a major victory over invading Jungar hordes. In the 18th century, Kazakh warriors led by Olzhabay Batyr defeated the…

Cutting-Edge House Building Plant Launched in Pavlodar

PAVLODAR – A new house-building plant with technology unequalled in the rest of the country was recently officially put into operation in the regional centre of Pavlodar. The new plant of Vita-Dorstroy company manufactures block-sections for the construction of high-rise buildings. The regional administration intends to sign a memorandum with the enterprise on joint activities…

Patented Alloy Production Begins in Pavlodar

PAVLODAR – Kazakh scientists have developed a unique alloy that is now in demand around the world. “Today, our ferrosilicoaluminum is patented in the world as a ‘Kazakhstan alloy’ and the demand of the world’s leading metallurgical industries on it exceeds millions of tons,” said academician and General Director of the National Center on Complex…