Metals and mining, CNPC
CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation) is about to build metallurgical enterprise in Kazakhstan. The plant will focus on the production of pipes 1400 mm in diameter, according to “Kazinform”.
Investments into the project will make up $150 million. The enterprise will be built on the territory of an industrial park in Almaty.
Over 200 thousand tons of pipes have been delivered to Yakutia for the construction of Power of Siberia. This is a half of the necessary volume.
Currently 216 thousand tons of pipes have been shipped, this is 49% of the total volume (plan – 439 thousand tons). This winter over 185 thousand pipes will be welded in the Olekminsky district.
The total volume of cargo which will be delivered in the navigation period for the construction of Power of Siberia is 800 thousand tons. The navigation will be over in late September-October.
The cargo shipment is held according to the schedule. The first shipment started in May.