Articles by Valery Vedenko

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Heavy Truck Production Begins in Kostanay

KOSTANAY – The production of Iveco heavy trucks has started in Kostanay. The Iveco-682, known for its power and reliability, will be assembled and maintained in Kazakhstan. Iveco S.p.A and the SaryarkaAutoProm plant, which is part of the AllurGroup group of companies, have launched an assembly line at AgromashHolding JSC. The new equipment will be…

Kostanay Ecologists Make Environmental Strides

KOSTANAY REGION – The Department of Ecology in Kostanay is actively working on eliminating the impact of industrial enterprises on its environment and taking steps to ensure the region’s protection, including checking on polluters, enforcing environmental standards and taking control of hazardous waste. In May 2013, the local budget paid to dispose of hazardous chemicals…

Kostanay Ecologists Make Environmental Strides

KOSTANAY REGION – The Department of Ecology in Kostanay is actively working on eliminating the impact of industrial enterprises on its environment and taking steps to ensure the region’s protection, including checking on polluters, enforcing environmental standards and taking control of hazardous waste. In May 2013, the local budget paid to dispose of hazardous chemicals…

Open-Air Military History Museum Launches in Kostanay

KOSTANAY – An open-air museum of military history is scheduled to open in Kostanay on May 7, the Day of the Defender. The museum, which is unique in Kazakhstan, will exhibit samples of the most famous Soviet military equipment, including tanks of several modifications, armoured fighting vehicles and pieces of artillery on low pedestals, with…

Arkalyk – Shubarkol Railway Spurs Town’s Development

KOSTANAY REGION – A comprehensive plan for the development of Arkalyk City for the period of 2013-2015 was approved at a recent Kostanai oblast maslikhat (local administration) session. Despite the adjustment of the draft plan with national ministries and agencies, the deputies who complained about expensive and troublesome assistance to the most remote single industry…