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2013-02-21 08:25:13

DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected by the largest refiner in Kazakhstan to help it upgrade its facility and boost the production of gasoline and diesel. KazMunaiGas' (KMG) Pavlodar Oil Chemical Refinery (POCR) will use a range of UOP processes and services to modernize its facility in Northeast Kazakhstan Province, allowing it to meet Euro-5 standards aimed at reducing motor vehicle...

2013-01-29 08:24:08

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Samruk-Kazyna increases the potential for cooperation in the implementation of investment projects in the petrochemical, hydro and thermal power, renewable and alternative energy, engineering, pharmacy. Kazakhstan Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna was established to improve the competitiveness of the national economy and prevent the negative impact of the world markets on the economic growth in the country. The main...

2012-12-17 05:01:07

“Global Trade Analysis of Yellow Phosphorus” is the latest addition to market research reports library of ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Yellow phosphorus is a kind of basic chemical, and it is also a sort of high energy consumption and pollution product. Most developed countries have stopped producing yellow phosphorus. Therefore, a great deal of yellow phosphorus has to be transported from origins to destinations. Then, the global trade of yellow...

2012-12-12 08:22:01

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geo Point Technologies, Inc. (GNNC) announced today that it is in continuing negotiations on a non-binding Letter of Agreement to acquire RTS Oil LLP (RTS) of the Republic of Kazakhstan. RTS currently provides Sinur Oil LLP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GNNC, high quality crude oil for processing at its refinery in Karatau. The acquisition is subject to normal and customary due diligence and the completion of an audit of RTS that complies with...

Russia May Lose Cosmodrome Lease
2012-12-10 19:26:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Russia's lease with the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan may be suspended, according to several reports. Russia has been renting the Baikonur launch pad from Kazakhstan since 1994 and the leasing contract is valid until 2050. However, Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency reported that Kazcosmos head Talgat Musabayev said the rent agreement on Baikonur has "run its course." Dropping the lease could create...

2012-12-10 17:06:07

NASA Television will provide live coverage of next week's launch and docking of the next crew members who will fly to the International Space Station. Tom Marshburn of NASA, Roman Romanenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency are scheduled to launch to the space station in their Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft at 6:12 a.m. CST (6:12 p.m. Baikonur time) Wednesday, Dec. 19, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV launch...

2012-11-27 16:21:18

Transaction supports 5,000 American jobs WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), Kazakhstan's state-owned national railway company, and KTZ's subsidiary Joint Stock Company Lokomotiv, signed a Credit Agreement for $425 million in support of the sale by General Electric Co., Erie, Penn., of approximately 200 GE Evolution Series locomotives and locomotive kits to KTZ. (Logo:...

2012-11-12 08:31:28

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association, a main organizer of annual Astana Economic Forum, will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. November 14 dedicated to the newest, most user-friendly version of the G-Global web portal. A key purpose of the portal is to build a single communication platform of the international community to discuss and find solutions to the world's most pressing issues. (Logo:...

2012-10-25 07:28:51

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Dolphin is a prestigious award in the "Corporate Films" category of the annual "Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards" festival in Cannes (France). The film was shoot by the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan to promote Astana bid for the right to host the International Exhibition EXPO in 2017. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy-UnNsOhyI (Logo:...

2012-10-18 10:08:30

NASA Television will provide live coverage of next week's launch and docking of the next trio of crew members who will fly to the International Space Station. Expedition 33/34 NASA Flight Engineer Kevin Ford, Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin are scheduled to launch in their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft at 5:51 a.m. CDT (4:51 p.m. Baikonur time) Tuesday, Oct. 23, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV launch coverage will begin at 4:30 a.m., and...


Latest Kazakhstan Reference Libraries

Kazakh Uplands
2013-04-18 23:02:25

The Kazakh Uplands, known also as the Kazakh Hummocks, is a large peneplain formation that stretches throughout the central and eastern regions of Kazakhstan. It’s made up of low mountain oases and elevated plains, and contains large deposits of coal within the north and copper within the south. Rare species, such as the Asiatic Cheetah, may still reside in this region. Several notable cities, including the country’s capital, Astana, are located there. A portion of the Kazakh Uplands...

Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
2013-01-01 14:17:37

The mountain weasel (Mustela altaica), also known as the solongoi, pale weasel, or Altai weasel, can be found in a range that extends from the Himalayas to Mongolia and includes Ladakh, India, northeastern China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Korea, southern Siberia, and areas of Russia. It prefers a habitat within grassy woodlands and rocky tundra areas with dense vegetation, at altitudes of at least 11,480 feet. The mountain weasel displays a slight sexual dimorpism, with males growing larger than...

Argali, Ovis ammon
2012-07-31 09:52:06

The argali (Ovis ammon), also known as the mountain sheep, is native to Central Asia. Its range includes Tibet, Altay, and Himalaya. Its range extends from Kazakhstan in the west, east to Shanxi Province in China. It also extends from Altai Mountains in the north, south to the Himalayas. It prefers a habitat in the highlands of these regions, at elevations between 980 and 19,000 feet. Its habitat type varies depending upon location. In areas like Kazakhstan, where it is often hunted, it can...

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2007-08-15 11:06:34

The Urial (Ovis vignei), is a medium sized wild sheep and is considered a member of the goat/antelope subfamily. The Urial is also known as the Shapo or Arkhar. The Urial is found in western central Asia from northeastern Iran and western Kazakhstan to Baluchistan and Ladakh. To the east they are displaced by the bigger Argalis and to the southwest by the Asiatic Mouflons. The habitat consists of grassy slopes below the timberline. Noticeable features are the reddish-brown long fur that...

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2007-01-19 11:30:53

The Russian Desman (Desmana moschata) is a small semi-aquatic mammal. It inhabits the Volga, Don and Ural River basins in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It constructs burrows into the banks of ponds and slow moving streams. It prefers small, overgrown ponds with abundance of insects and amphibians. The Russian Desman often lives in small (usually non-kin related) groups of 2 to 5 animals. It appears to have a complex (but largely unstudied) communication and social system. The Russian...

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