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2012-06-12 06:30:21

BETZDORF, Luxembourg, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange:SESG) has announced that 2DAY Telecom has signed a long-term capacity agreement to expand its reach and meet the growing needs of GSM backhaul services throughout Kazakhstan. 2DAY Telecom increased capacity utilisation aboard SES' NSS-12 satellite by 50 per cent to 54 MHz to deliver mobile communication services over challenging mountainous terrain in Kazakhstan. NSS-12...

2012-06-04 22:20:20

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Astana Economic Forum from May 22 to 24 attracted a record number of participants -- over 8,000 from 93 countries. More than 2,000 international delegates, including 300 guests with top reputations in academics, government and politics, took part in 55 events at the Forum, whose theme was "Global Economic Transformation: Challenges and Perspectives of Development." The notables included current and former heads...

2012-05-24 02:24:20

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Future Energy" session was held during V Astana Economic Forum. The main idea was to raise a discussion of the alternative energy sources. "Future Energy" is the theme proposed by Kazakhstan to host the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana http://www.expo2017astana.com. Despite the fact that Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources such as oil and gas, the traditional energy sources depletion and...

2012-05-20 22:21:35

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 70 experts from 40 countries prepare an Open Letter for G20 countries' leaders in Kazakhstan Leaders and former leaders of five states, 11 current and former prime-ministers, 25 current and former ministers and 40 top managers of international organizations, transnational corporations and businesses, 12 Nobel laureates and renowned scientists will gather at the V Astana...

2012-05-15 22:21:04

PARIS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The SIVAC (Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees) Initiative recently supported the establishment of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/531375-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/531375-b ) Established in 2009, SIVAC is implemented by the Agence de Medecine Preventive...

2012-05-15 02:24:01

VANCOUVER, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Slater Mining Corporation (TSX-V: SLM) is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Industry and New Technology of the Republic of Kazakhstan has extended the Exploration Contract for the West Khazret Gold Project to May 5, 2014.  Following the exploration period, Slater Mining has the exclusive right for up to a further three year period to complete a feasibility study and convert the license to up to a thirty year Exploitation Contract....

2012-05-10 06:21:07

ZHENGZHOU, China, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVVT) ("China Valves" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese metal valve manufacturer, today announced that one of the Company's subsidiaries, Shanghai Pudong Hanwei Valve Co., Ltd. ("Hanwei Valve"), has received a purchase order worth about $4 million from Beijing China-Petroleum Everbright Energy Technology Co., Ltd. ("CPEEC") for the Sino-Kazakhstan oil pipeline's Phase Two project....

2012-05-09 02:22:02

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The mining and metallurgy industry in Kazakhstan comes under the spotlight from 4th to 6th July 2012 in Astana's Palace of Independence when leading figures in the sector meet at the Astana Mining & Metallurgy Congress and the Congress of Mining and Metallurgy Industry Workers. The combined event, known as the Kazakhstan Mining & Metallurgy Days, is likely to attract over 1,000 industry professionals. (Photo:...

2012-04-29 22:20:47

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attended by the President of Kazakhstan and leading global economists from 80 countries The 5th Astana Economic Forum [http://www.aef.kz ] (AEF) devoted to challenges and perspectives of world economic development in conditions of global transformation, will be held on May 22-24, 2012 in Astana, Kazakhstan. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2012-04-27 02:21:06

HOUSTON, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three members of the Expedition 30 crew undocked from the International Space Station and safely returned to Earth on Friday, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month mission in space. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and Russian Flight Engineers Anatoly Ivanishin and Anton Shkaplerov landed their Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 6:45 a.m. CDT after undocking from the space...


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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