BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 27
A thermal power plant was commissioned after reconstruction in Kazakhstan’s Arkalyk city, governor of Kostanay region Archimed Mukhambetov wrote on his Instagram, Trend reports referring to a correspondent of Kazinform news agency.
Mukhambetov visited a number of facilities as part of a working trip to Arkalyk city on Sept. 27.
“First of all, I visited the Umut tannery,” the governor said. “The main kinds of the activity are tanning and dressing of leather, production of leather goods.”
Mukhambetov said that currently, the tannery has a full production cycle beginning from raw materials and ending with finished leather.
The governor added that the production capacity is 48,000 square meters of leather products per year.
Mukhambetov also reviewed the reconstruction of the heat supply system in Arkalyk.
“The reconstruction is being carried out within the Regional Development Program for 2020-2025,” the governor added. “The total cost of the project is 7.4 billion tenge ($17.4 million).”
“The implementation of this project will allow switching from heating oil to coal and will reduce the cost of purchasing fuel up to 800 million tenge ($1.9 million) and the volume of coal up to 48,000 tons,” Mukhambetov said. “The heating season has been launched by connecting hot water boilers at the Arkalyk thermal power plant”.
The significant construction and installation work at the enterprise has been completed. The enterprise has been commissioned and start-up and adjustment work has begun. There is enough coal at the enterprise.
The Arkalyk thermal power plant may switch from fuel oil to coal this year.