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Aktau

 

an urban-type settlement in Tel’man Raion, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is on the Murza railroad station, 70 km north of Karaganda. Population, 16,000 (1968). Aktau’s industry centers on the production of building materials: a cement factory, asbestos-cement products, and others. There is also an industrial technicum.


Aktau

 

until 1964 the name of the present-day city of Shevchenko, in Gur’ev Oblast, Kazakh SSR.

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Dozens of workers at the Tuplar Energy Services Company in Kazakhstan's western city of Aqtau have launched a strike, demanding that five months' worth of overdue salaries be paid, Kazakh media report.
Kazakh oil would be shipped to Baku from its port at Aqtau on the north-eastern side of the Caspian.