Kazakhstan’s rail plant starts export abroad
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Aktobe rail and girder plant start supplies abroad, Development Bank of Kazakhstan, which financed the plant construction reported.
In October the plant shipped the first batch of rails in the amount of 280.6 tons of rails to Russian Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Plant.
Moreover the plant signed a contract on the supply of 15,000 tons of rails to Uzbekistan, including 5,000 tons until the end of 2016. As much as 330.8 tons of rails have been already delivered to Uzbekistan Railways within this contract.
Aktobe rail and girder plant launched in June 2016 plans to produce up to 80,000 tons of rails in 2016. Some 90 percent of this volume will be supplied to Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakh railways), the rest – to other Kazakh consumers and to foreign countries.
The plant has certified its rail products in line with to Russian State Standard (GOST) R 51685-2013, which is commonly used in majority of the post-soviet countries.
The annual designed capacity of the plant is 430,000 tons of products including 200,000 tons of thermostrengthened long (up to 120 meters) rails.
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