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Kazakhstan construction

Posted by on January 25, 2017 – 07:54 am

Kazakhstan construction

We have been appointed as project manager for Abu Dhabi Plaza to be constructed in Astana, Kazakhstan. The $1.2bn mixed use commercial scheme is 500, m2 and consists of four levels of basement car parking, a retail podium and five towers, the tallest of which will be 75 storeys comprising residential units and commercial office space. The project is scheduled for completion end of 2016. Environment Mott MacDonald has been supporting the Republic of Kazakhstan government on a range of water resource management and environmental protection projects…
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Kazakhstan oil jobs

Posted by on January 7, 2017 – 07:07 am

Kazakhstan oil jobs

The oil sector has lifted growth and improved well-being But oil activity has only limited spillovers on other economic sectors Diversification can help buffer against oil shocks, spur job creation Oil plays a big role in Kazakhstan. With nearly 40 billion barrels in reserves and 2 percent of global production, the country has the world’s ninth largest proven reserves and is among the 20 largest oil producers. In 2010, the oil sector accounted for more than 11 percent of GDP, and oil exports represented nearly 57 percent of total exports of goods…

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Kazakhstan Army

Posted by on January 5, 2017 – 07:06 am

Kazakhstan Army

The Kazak army totals approximately 46, 800 troops spread across four military districts. Numerically the Kazakh armed force was about 70, men by 2002, and there was no shortage of slightly dated military hardware. What the Kazakh Armed Forces lack is full democratic control, modern educational and training methods and, as always, funds. At independence Kazakhstan had no army because defense and security needs always had been met by the Soviet army. Initially the Kazak president (Nursultan Nazarbayev), unlike many of his fellow new presidents…

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Kazakhstan Phone Numbers

Posted by on December 30, 2016 – 06:56 am

Kazakhstan Phone Numbers

Are under a unified numbering plan with Russia with the country calling code +7. Historically, +7 was used as the Soviet Union country calling code. Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, all former republics except Russia and Kazakhstan switched to new country codes. As in Russia, Kazakhstan employs a four-level (local, zone, country, international) open dialing plan. A national number consists of ten digits: zone code consists of the leading three digits area code consists of the following one or two digits subscribers number consists of…

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Kazakhstan oil reserves

Posted by on November 28, 2016 – 05:40 am

Kazakhstan oil reserves

CREDIT: AP/Marc Roussel This August 2012 photo provided by North Caspian Operating Company, NCOC, shows Kashagan offshore oilfield in western Kazakhstan. On Monday, Exxon released a climate report detailing how global climate policies are unlikely to impact their fossil fuel production for the next several decades, even as they acknowledged the threat of climate change as meticulously documented in the new IPCC report released the same day. However, a thorough analysis this week by the Wall Street Journal of the decades-long problems of developing…

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Kazakhstan oil and gas

Posted by on September 19, 2016 – 02:33 am

Kazakhstan oil and gas

Country Snapshot Proved oil reserve = 30bn barrels (5 x Malaysia s oil reserve) Oil production = 1.5 million bopd (expected to double by 2020) Existing and continually developing oil and gas infrastructure Stable political regime Kazakhstan has the second largest oil reserve and oil production among the former Soviet republics after Russia. At 30bn barrels of proved reserve Kazakhstan holds 3% of the world s oil, and is expected to increase further following increasing exploration activity in the country especially in the Caspian Sea. The oil production…

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Kazakhstan T-72

Posted by on September 3, 2016 – 01:32 am

Kazakhstan T-72

ASTANA, May 23. /ITAR-TASS/. A Russian-Kazakh joint venture established to modernize Soviet-era T-72 tanks and create other armored vehicles on their basis will start work in the next two months, Federal Military and Technical Cooperation Service Deputy Director Konstantin Biryulin said on Friday. “The production of BMPT-2 tank support combat vehicles is one of the enterprise’s areas of work. In general, it will deal with modernization of the entire fleet of Kazakhstan’s T-72 tanks, ” Biryulin said at the Kadex-2014 international armaments exhibition…

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Mountains in Kazakhstan

Posted by on August 26, 2016 – 12:55 am

Mountains in Kazakhstan

The mountains of Kazakhstan are a favorite place for rest of the tourists of all over the world. Besides the natural landscapes and rare flora and fauna, the Kazakh Mountains are famous for their alpine spas and sanatoriums as well as for alpinist’s camps with all conditions necessary for extreme rest. The Kazakh mountains are divided into Alpine and low regions. The low regions include so-called “yellow steppe” or otherwise Sary-Arka which situated in the centre of Kazakhstan. The length of Sary-Arka is 1200 km, its highest point reaches 1565 m…

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Agip Kazakhstan D Island

Posted by on August 22, 2016 – 12:54 am

Agip Kazakhstan D Island

—Agip Kazakhstan North Caspian Operating Co. (Agip KCO) is deploying radio frequency identification technology at its site in Kazakhstan, in order to track the locations of its personnel throughout the one-square-kilometer (0.38-square-mile) facility. The system—provided by British offshore tracking and muster solutions company S3 ID, using real-time location system (RTLS) hardware supplied by Ubisense—is expected to go live during the first quarter of 2013. Agip KCO, a subsidiary of Italian oil and gas giant Eni, is constructing its new D Island…

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Kazakhstan national Sports

Posted by on July 27, 2016 – 12:03 am

Kazakhstan national Sports

The move comes at the instigation of Kazakhstan-based animal-rights group KARE-Zabota (Kazakhstan Animal Rescue and Education), acting on complaints from animal-lovers who object to the killing of goats for the sport, a local take on buzkashi. Already, the Agency has carried out tests on models from Pakistan and a locally produced imitation goat from Taras, but, lacking flexibility, these were deemed unfit for play. Hopes are now being pinned on an artificial carcass from Shymkent, with testing scheduled for later this year. Kokpar is a macho sport…

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Oil production of Kazakhstan

Posted by on July 10, 2016 – 11:13 pm

Oil production of Kazakhstan

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Feb. 25 (UPI) - Kazakhstan s government said Wednesday it expects oil production to increase by as much as 30 percent in part because of operations at its giant Kashagan field. Kashagan is among the largest oil fields in the world, with an estimated 16 billion barrels of oil reserves. Production was halted in October 2013, less than a month after it started, when a pipeline associated with the field cracked open. Oil output is expected to reach 630 million barrels in 2017 and 760 million barrels in 2020,he said. This increase…

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Kazakhstan desserts

Posted by on June 28, 2016 – 10:33 pm

Kazakhstan desserts

You can easily find lists of ‘traditional’ Kazakh foods… but what about all the other food we eat? Below, I attempt a brief listing of food in Astana, but I welcome your additions… Airan. Drinkable yogurt, usually unflavored. Handmade in yurts in Mongolia; sold as a commercial staple in supermarkets in Kazakhstan. Common and served in cafeterias as a drink. Baursak. Fried bread spheres, much like a donut except unsweetened. Delicious when fresh; soaked in oil. Beshbarmak. Boiled noodles (shelpek) in an oily meat sauce, with sheep meat, potatoes…

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Kazakhstan terrorism

Posted by on June 12, 2016 – 10:00 pm

Kazakhstan terrorism

Overview: The Government of Kazakhstan passed new counterterrorism legislation and continued to develop its national program for countering terrorism and what it refers to as religious extremism, with efforts to establish new interagency counterterrorism bodies at the national, regional, and local levels. The national program outlines the responsibilities of each government agency and ministry to prevent and/or respond to acts of terrorism, with a strong focus on social and educational programs that are intended to form a zero-tolerance approach…

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Oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan

Posted by on June 8, 2016 – 09:59 pm

Oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan

By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: The fall of the national currency - tenge has not affected the strategic plans of the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan, Deputy Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Uzakbai Karabalin said during a press conference in the Central Communication Service, a statement posted on the service’s website says. “The current activities are being implemented according to the plans and on time, ” he said. The Ministry of Energy is working to ensure the planned volumes of raw material extraction and to preserve the jobs. The National…

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Size of Kazakhstan

Posted by on June 6, 2016 – 09:58 pm

Size of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan and Russia have signed the documents returning more than 16 thousand sq. km of formerly leased land back to Kazakhstan, Tengrinews reports citing RIA Novosti. The transferred land area is more then the size of Montenegro. In particular, Russia will withdraw from the Sary-Shagan test site that it used for its 929th State Flight Test Centre located in Akhtubinsk. The Sary-Shagan test site was first conceived in 1956 as an isolated facility primarily aimed at testing USSR s antiballistic missiles. It is located to the northwest and west…

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