Bakytzhan Sagintayev visits industrial facilities and gets acquainted with the implementation of state programs in Aktobe region
On the instructions of the Head of State, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev is on a working trip to the Aktobe region. The goal is to familiarize with the implementation of the President’s Addresses Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness, New Development Opportunities in the Conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Five Social Initiatives, as well as state and sectoral programs.
The working trip began with a visit to industrial enterprises of the Mugalzhar district, namely, with the inspection of the development of the Zhanazhol workers’ settlement. At the gas processing plant, the Prime Minister was shown the automated process for processing natural associated gas, and presented with mock-up versions of the construction of the Altyn Ex mining and processing enterprise in the village of Altyndy and the gas processing plant of Gas Processing Company LLP in Zhanatan.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev got acquainted with the work of the gas processing plant of JSC CNPC-AktobeMunaiGas, which is one of the most important facilities with regards to regional economy and is included in the regional Industrialization Map. The project is implemented at the Zhanazhol field and specializes in oil treatment and cleaning of associated petroleum gas from hydrogen sulphide and mercaptans, with the recycling of recovered hydrogen sulfide into sulfur, and the production of liquefied gas.
The Head of the complex B. Tasmagambetov said that the plant is fully automated. Commodity gas flows through the main gas pipeline Beineu-Bozoy-Shymkent to the southern regions, thereby making a special contribution to the country’s gas supply within the framework of the “Five Social Initiatives of the President”.
At present, the volume of production is: gas preparation – 6.5 billion m3; oil preparation – 3.84 million tonnes; liquefied gas – 550 thousand tonnes.
At the same time, Deputy Akim of the region K. Bekenov reported to the Prime Minister that, given the existing potential, the task is to build a petrochemical plant that will give an additional impetus to the development of the industry both in Aktobe region and throughout Kazakhstan.
The Aktobe region is a large industrial region. The world leader in chromium reserves, its volumes exceed 400 million tonnes. 30% of hydrocarbon reserves are concentrated in the region, industrial oil reserves are in third place in the country. There are also large deposits of gold, silver, copper, zinc, cobalt, kaolin, phosphorites, bituminous rocks, raw materials for the production of building materials.
Also, B. Sagintayev was presented with a project for the construction of Altyn Ex mining and metallurgical plant in Altyndy. The company is currently working on the development of the Yubileynoye field, one of the largest deposits of gold-bearing ores in the country. Also, according to the founder of the enterprise E. Dostybayev, the construction of the plant will increase productivity, and allow processing base ore with the output of gold-silver Dore.
The plant will use modern technologies and advanced high-performance equipment. The annual production capacity will amount to 5 million tonnes of gold-bearing ore. This will allow the plant to take the second place in Kazakhstan and increase the share of our country in world gold production. Construction is planned to be completed by 2020. With the introduction of production, 800 new jobs will be created.
The Prime Minister was also shown a project for the construction of an integrated gas treatment unit at the Kozhasay deposit in the Baiganinsky district, which is being implemented by Gas Processing Company LLP. The project manager B. Saktaganov said that the new plant will allow increasing the processing of associated gas and mastering the production of new types of products. The annual capacity will be 300 million cubic meters of dry stripped gas, 37 000 tonnes of propane-butane technical mixture, 5400 tonnes of gas condensate and 10 500 tonnes of sulfur.
The installation will improve the ecology in the region. Since the associated gas will not be burned through a flare. The completion of the complex gas treatment unit is scheduled for this year. For the period of operation, 258 workplaces will be created, � Project Manager B. Saktaganov informed.
In the structure of GRP, the share of industry is 36.5%, agriculture 4.8%, construction 5.8%, trade 16.8%, transport and warehousing 9.1%, information and communication 0.7%, transactions with real estate – 7.1%, other 19.2%.
In the city of Aktobe, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, on the example of the micro district “Nur Aktobe”, got acquainted with the development of housing construction under the programs “Nurly Zher” and “7-20-25” – a new mortgage program within the “Five Social Initiatives”.
During the inspection of the facilities Akim of Aktobe region B. Saparbayev reported that the region has a high potential of the construction industry.
Today there are more than 130 construction companies, they are fully provided with local labor and construction personnel, there are 39 deposits of minerals used in the construction sector. Thanks to this, we managed to provide 85% of the market with our own building materials. In the current year, we plan to allocate 15 thousand land plots, of which 11 thousand – near Aktobe, � B. Saparbayev said.
According to the Akim, with the support of the Government, for the second year in a row the housing program “Nurly Zher” for the construction of prefabricated credit houses is being successfully implemented. Last year, more than 2300 apartments have been commissioned. In the current year 36 low-rise and 6 nine-storeyed credit houses or more than 2500 apartments with a total area of 158 thousand m2 are planned to be put into operation. In addition, thanks to the adoption of the new mortgage program “7-20-25”, all categories of the population will have the opportunity to purchase primary housing under more flexible conditions.
According to the preliminary data of the Statistics Committee, in the first half of the year in the Republic of Kazakhstan, 513.3 billion tenge of investment was sent from all sources of financing for housing construction or 128.4% of the total for the same period in 2017. 5.8 million m2 of residential buildings were commissioned, which is 104.8% against the backdrop of the same period last year. A total of 49 667 dwellings were commissioned in the Republic, of which 20 532 are individual houses.
The next point of the visit was the Energy Efficiency Center, where the Prime Minister got acquainted with the implementation of the state program “Digital Kazakhstan” in the region and the tenth task of the President’s Address “New Development Opportunities in the Conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
It should be noted that in the Address the Head of State commissioned to create “smart cities” for the “smart nation”. As indicated by the President, “smart cities” will become locomotives for regional development, the spread of innovation and the improvement of the quality of life throughout the country. Aktobe is one of the five cities in the country where the Smart City breakthrough project is being implemented. The introduction of new technologies will effectively solve the problems of growing cities and increase their attractiveness for investors.
During the inspection of the building of the Center, which is at the completion stage, Bakytzhan Sagintayev was presented with the system of work of the dispatching service of the city, the operational control center of the Department of Internal Affairs, smart housing and communal services, the geoportal and the people’s secretariat. All these services are components of the Smart City project and will be housed in the Energy Efficiency Center. The goal is to cheapen all public services that are provided to residents. The first house connected to the Center in trial mode was the house No. 4 of the Kargaly residential complex of the micro district “Nur Aktobe”. Gradually other facilities will be connected with the Center.
After the inspection of the facility, Akim of the city of Aktobe, I. Ispanov reported to the Prime Minister on the progress of the Smart City project, which is planned to be implemented by 2020 in the framework of Digital Kazakhstan in six areas: safe city, smart housing and communal services, education, medicine, intellectual transport system and digital Akimat. In addition, to date, work is underway to create a hardware and software complex “Safe City”.
“This year it is planned to install 140 public security cameras, 15 systems of photographic fixation of line sections, 14 smart crossroads. In the future, Safe City will allow uniting all available cameras, as well as providing integration of the cameras of other organizations and private businesses, � I. Ispanov noted.
In turn, Deputy Akim of the region K. Bekenov spoke about the implementation of the state program “Digital Kazakhstan” in industry, agriculture, education, health.
The Prime Minister continues his trip to the regional center. A number of social facilities are expected to be visited and a meeting is planned with Aktobe region’s activists on topical issues of modernizing the region’s economy.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan