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The 23rd International Industrial Exhibition Metal Expo'2017 was held in the 75th pavilion of VDNKh on November 14-17, 2017. 530 companies from 35 countries presented  various products of ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, state-of-the-art equipment, technologies and innovative solutions. Approximately 30 000 specialists were exhibiting in this year. Metal-Expo'2017 traditionally brings together representatives of leading steel companies, pipe and metalware manufacturers, non-ferrous metals processing enterprises, manufacturers of aluminum rolled products and alloys, construction companies, oil companies, gas companies and engineering companies. Large-scale expositions were presented by Russian companies: Metalloinvest Managing Company LLC, TMK (Pipe Metallurgical Company), Severstal PAO, PromMetHolding, Ural Mining and Metallurgical company and others. More than 250 companies from and outside the CIS took part in the exhibition where AKTOBE RAIL AND SECTION WORKS LLP plays special part – a young, one of the most advanced and future oriented companies producing RAILS AND SECTIONS in the CIS. Every year exhibitors and guests show keen interest in exposition of AKTOBE RAIL AND SECTION WORKS LLP and achievements in high quality production. ARBZ becomes more identifiable brand worldwide and acquires new grateful CUSTOMERS owing to METAL-EXPO INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION!
The 19th Session of the Kazakh-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation was held in Aktobe city. First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Igor Shuvalov participated in it. They discussed further development of bilateral cooperation in various fields. In total, over 9 months of 2017, trade turnover between the countries has increased by almost 30% and amounted to more than $11 billion. Deputy Heads of the Government of two countries have visited Aktobe Rail and Section Works. As of today, this is the unique company at the EAEU producing long heat-strengthened railway rails of R-65 standard. As soon as full capacity is achieved in next year, the plant will produce 430 thousand tons of rolled sections per year, including rails for high-speed network. Over 116 thousand tons of rails for total amount of 31 billion KZT have been produced within 9 months of the year. Main consumers are Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company and Uzbekistan, Turkmenia, Azerbaijan. The President of Russian Railways Company Oleg Belozyorov and Head of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC Kanat Alpysbayev signed Memorandum on cooperation. From now on Kazakh rails will be supplied to Russia. First 7,5 thousand tons will be shipped in a few days to Chelyabinsk. “This year growth of trade with our EAEU partners exceeded 30%. Rise in exports on market of EAEU countries achieved 40%. It means that these are apparent achievements in the framework of our integration associations. All the EAEU member countries are committed to a constructive approach to resolving all emerging issues within the framework of the formation of such a global integration economic association”, Askar Mamin, First Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan noted. "Leaders constantly have been saying that it is necessary to guarantee a real cooperation. The plant is the implementation of this idea. In the final form the idea is formed here in Aktobe city, and I hope, its products will be consumed in many countries of the world. In Russia we will be happy to purchase such high quality products”- Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation said The commission members also visited the Academy of Creative activities. Social object with an area of ​​13 thousand square meters is built within the framework of social corporate responsibility. Dozens of hobby groups for development of children work here. Read more
ARBZ will supply products for “Russian Railways” Aktobe hosted a meeting of Intergovernmental Commission on cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia with the participation of Mr. Askar Mamin, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Mr. Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, where a number of important documents were adopted. Before the start of the main session at Aktobe Rail and Section Works, the parties signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between ARBZ LLP and Russian Railways JSC (RZhD). "The products produced by ARBZ are completely diversified. The works is the most up-to-date and has a great potential for the entire EAEU, "- the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan noted. Also, a contract has already been signed with Russian Railways JSC for supply of 7,500 tons of R-65 rails by the end of this year. The first batch is ready for shipment to Chelyabinsk. "In the morning, Government of the Russian Federation approved an investment program for development of Russian railways. New railway routes will be developing. All this will require, among other things, the products of Aktobe Rail and Section Works. ARBZ is the embodiment of the idea of integration and cooperation. We in Russia will be pleased to buy products for the implementation of railway modernization program», – Mr. Shuvalov said in his turn. Aktobe Rail and Section Works is the only producer of long heat-strengthened railway rails in EAEU. Within nine months of 2017 the enterprise produced 116,4 thousand tons of products for the amount of 31,2 billion Tenge. The main consumers of the products are JSC NC KTZh, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. At the meeting of Intergovernmental Commission, it was announced that altogether 41 projects to the value of 4.5 billion dollars will be implemented within the framework of the program of industrial-innovative cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia for 2017-2020. "Russia is the biggest trading partner of Kazakhstan. Within nine months of this year, trade turnover between our countries increased by 30% and amounted to 11.4 billion dollars. As of today, more than seven thousand companies with Russian investors operate in Kazakhstan", - Mr. Mamin emphasized during the plenary session. If we talk about the trade turnover between Aktobe region and the Russian Federation, it grew by 146% and amounted to 828 million dollars within nine months of this year. The region is a place of activity for 650 companies with Russian capital. In his turn, Mr. Shuvalov did not deny that there are still some shortcomings and rough edges between the two countries. In particular, when transferring the goods from Kazakhstan to Russia and during transit traffic. He assured that the relevant instructions have already been given for the development of a plan to remove barriers and restrictions. For that reason, there are representatives of Ministry of Transport and Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance on the Russian delegation. The volume of cargo transportation between the two countries within nine months of 2017 amounted to 45.5 million tons, which is 20% more compared to the same period of the last year. First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation promised that Russia will try to launch their section of Western China - Western Europe road in shorter terms. Read more
19th meeting of Kazakhstan-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for trade and economic cooperation had been held in Aktobe, as informed by the press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The First Deputy Prime Minister of the RoK Askar Mamin chaired Kazakhstan delegation and the Russian delegation was chaired by the First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Igor Shuvalov. Development of bilateral cooperation in the field of industry-investment, fuel and energy, transport, nuclear industry, agricultural industry, health service, education and tourism was discussed during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission. Askar Mamin pointed out the success of relations of Kazakhstan and Russia at all levels of interstate relationship. “Russia is the main trade partner of Kazakhstan,” – said Askar Mamin and pointed upward trend of external turnover between two countries. Goods turnover between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Russia for nine month of this year has been increased by 30 percent in comparison with the same period of the previous year and composed 11.4 billion US dollars. “More than seven thousand companies are conducting the business in Kazakhstan with participation of Russian capital,” – said Askar Mamin and pointed out the interest in business sources with further enhancement and strengthening of relationships. At present time, the industry- investment cooperation program between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation for 2017-2020 was approved on mutual increase of investment in processing industry and energy, support for implementation of investment projects. Having pointed out the fixity of focus of Kazakhstan on development of strategic partnership with Russia, Askar Mamin remarked on further activation of cooperation in the field of fuel and energy complex, industry cooperation, automobile industry, science and technology, innovative development, implementation of transit-transport potential. Basically, the trade and economic cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation has great potential for further development in various sectors of the economy," - said Askar Mamin. During the meeting, bilateral negotiations of Askar Mamin and Igor Shuvalov were conducted in private and in extended formats. Following the results of the 19th meeting of the intergovernmental Kazakh-Russian commission on trade and economic cooperation, the heads of delegations signed an appropriate protocol. Within the framework of interstate commission meeting, Aktobe Rail and Section Works LLP and Russian Railways JSC signed a document on cooperation. Head of NC KTZ JSC Kanat Alpysbayev and President of Russian railways JSC Oleg Belozerov signed the document. High quality long rails produced by Kazakh manufacturers be used during modernization of the Russian railways. ARBZ will deliver 7.5 thousand tons of R65 rails with the length up to 120 meters until the end of this year. Export potential of Aktobe Rail and Section Works is more than 550 thousand tons up to 2020. “When EurAsEC project was originated, the Heads of our countries said that it is necessary to provide real cooperation, real integration. ARBZ plant is just a brainchild. I hope that product of the plant will be in demand at the territory of many countries,” – said Igor Shuvalov. During the visit of Aktobe, the Heads of Russian and Kazakhstan delegations visited a number of facilities intended for social needs including Nazarbayev Intellectual School and Academy of creative activities. Read more
On October 4, in Aktobe, the annual 133rd meeting of the Rail Commission was held. The event, organized for the first time in the territory of Kazakhstan, was attended by representatives of the leading companies in the field of production, quality control and operation of rails from more than 20 countries of the world at the site of Aktobe Rail and Section Works LLP. Among them: Siemens VAI (Austria), Mitsui & Co and Nippon Steel (Japan), EVRAZ Holding (Russia), Kardemir (Turkey), NDT Technologies Inc. (Canada) and others. Vice-President for Infrastructure Projects of JSC NC KTZ B. Urynbasarov voiced a welcome letter on behalf of First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A.Mamin. "Holding the 133rd meeting of the Rail Commission in Kazakhstan is a significant event in the rail-rolling production business," the greeting says. Noting the role of the Rail Commission in the manufacture and operation of rail products "in the 1520 space," A. Mamin stressed that "Aktobe Rail and Section Works, built on behalf of the Head of State, is one of the modern enterprises in the Eurasian space. Unique technologies are used here, high-quality and competitive products are produced.  Vice-President B. Urynbasarov called the production of rails one of the priority directions of railway engineering in Kazakhstan and noted that "the key stage in the development of the railway industry was the construction of the first plant in the Kazakhstan for the production of rail products."  "The products of the Aktobe manufacturers are widely used in the construction of the facilities of the state program "Nurly Zhol": the second railway lines of Almaty-Shu line, the infrastructure of the new sea port of Kuryk, the new station complex of Astana," Urynbasarov said. The plant's products have passed all kinds of bench testing, and fully comply with the requirements of safety, quality, standards of technical regulations and international standards. Currently, ARBZ has mastered the production of rails of the type P65 class DT 350 and DT 350 SS for high-speed movement. During the meeting, A.Kuchin, Deputy Head of the Central Directorate of Infrastructure of JSCo Russian Railways, A.Kuzmin, Director General of ARBZ LLP, also spoke. For reference: Rail Commission - Commission for the preparation of quality standards for rails. It was created more than 130 years ago. Источник