In second half of year panned to put into operation 72 facilities within Forced Industrialization Program

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

In second half of year panned to put into operation 72 facilities within Forced Industrialization ProgramIn the second half of the year it is planned to put into operation 72 facilities worth KZT 459 bln within the Forced Industrial-Innovative Development Program of Kazakhstan. Chairman of the Committee on Investment Timur Zhaksylykov said at the sesion of the board of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, the press-office of the Ministry informs.

According to the monitoring data, that was held by the Committee, the volume of disbursed investments on projects that are launched in the second half of the year made to KZT 307 bln. West Kazakhstan region demonstrates the better degree of readiness – 89 percent, North Kazakhstan region is – 84 percent ready and East Kazakhstan region is 79 percent ready.

The amount of disbursed investments on 47 big projects that are to be put into operation this year made to KZT 220 bln. More than 110 thousand new job positions will be created in the period of construction of the facilities that are planned to be launched this year.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289187

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$ 113 bln invested to Kazakh Economy since 1993: Ministry of Industry and New Technologies

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

USD 113 bln of investments was attracted to the Kazakh economy during the period from 1993 till March 331, 2010, the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and New Technologies reports.

According to chairman of the Committee for Investments of the Ministry Timur Zhaksylykov, USD 5.2 bln was attracted during the first quarter of 2010 that is 53% more compared to the first quarter of 2009. Investments to non-oil and gas sectors are amounted to USD 1.25 bln that is twofold more than during the corresponding period of 2009.

The main investors are the Netherlands (USD 23.3 bln or 20.6% out of the total amount), USA ($20 bln or 17.8%), Great Britain ($9.3bln or 8.2%), France ($6.2 bln or 5.5%), Italy ($4.9 bln or 4.3%).

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289199

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Kazakhstan plans to increase coal production to 145 mln tons by 2020

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeyev

Kazakhstan plans to produce up to 145 million tons of coal till 2020. Director of Electric Energy and Coal Industry Development Department of Kazakhstan Zhakyp Bokenbayev has made it public at the board sitting of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies today.

“The Ministry is developing a draft program on development of coal industry in Kazakhstan till 2015 with a perspective plan till 2020. The program envisages the increase of coal production to 128 million tons by 2015 and to 145 million tons by 2020”, Bokenbayev said.

According to data presented by the Ministry, in 2010 Kazakhstan will produce 99 million tons of coal.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289073

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Kazakhstan likely to inject $4bln into coal industry

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeyev

Kazakhstan plans to inject more than USD 4 billion into coal industry by 2020. Director of Electric Energy and Coal Industry Development Department of Kazakhstan Zhakyp Bokenbayev has made it public at the board sitting of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies today.

“According to the draft program of coal industry development till 2015 with a perspective plan till 2020, the volume of investments to the industry will make USD 4.14 billion”, he noted.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289082

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Kazakhstan to produce 18, 000 tons uranium in 2010

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA 

Damir Baimanov

In 2010 Kazakhstan plans to produce 18, 000 tons of uranium. Director of the Atomic Energy and Industry Department of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies Majit Sharipov has made it public at an enlarged session of the Ministry’s board today.

“Kazakhstan ranked the first in uranium production last year. This year we plan to produce 18, 000 tons”, he said.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289088

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Atomic energy makes 46% of Kazakhstan’s energy sector

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Damir Baimanov

Nuclear energy will hold the fourth of Kazakhstan’s energy sector. Majit Sharipov, Director of the Atomic Energy and Industry Department of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, has made it public at an enlarged session of the Ministry’s board today.

“Kazakhstan possesses huge reserves of uranium which make 46% of the country’s energy reserves. Our objective is to build an atomic power station, diversify our energy sources and raise the share of nuclear energy up to 20%”, M. Sharipov said.  

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289100

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Kazakhstan intends to establish production of nuclear fuel for atomic power stations – Ministry of Industry and New Technologies

July 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeev

Kazakhstan intends to extract uranium and establish production of nuclear fuel for atomic power stations. Director of the Department of Atomic Energy and Industry of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies Mazhit Sharipov made it public at the session of the board of the Ministry.

According to him there are several agreements with foreign companies in this field.

‘Kazakhstan plans to extract and export uranium. Our goal to enter world market with the products in the form of fuel assemblies which is nuclear fuel for atomic power stations’, M. Sharipov said.

Currently there is an agreement with Canadian company Cameco on establishment of conversion production of those products in Kazakhstan.

The production of fuel assemblies is the final stage of producing nuclear fuel. Kazatomprom will supply fuel pellets for fuel assemblies.

According to the statistics of 2009 Kazakhstan is ranked first in the volume of uranium extraction in the world.  

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2289239

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