Ekibastuz


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Ekibastuz

(ĕkēbästo͝os`), city (1990 pop. 134,627), N Kazakhstan. It is the industrial center of a bituminous coal-mining basin, which has coal reserves estimated at 8 billion tons. Although coal mining began in the late 19th cent., the city became industrialized only in the 1950s, when the railroad reached it. The coal is burned to provide electricity.

Ekibastuz

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction in Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Railroad station on the Tselinograd-Pavlodar line, 132 km southwest of Pavlodar. Population, 55,000 (1977). Coal is mined in the vicinity of Ekibastuz. The city has a plant for the production of reinforced-concrete products and a machinery and repair plant for the repair of mining and transport equipment. It also has a meat combine, a milk plant, and a brewery. Among the educational institutions are the general technical department of the Pavlodar Industrial Institute, a mining technicum, and a pedagogical school.

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RUSAL is also part of the joint venture to develop the Ekibastuz coal basin in Kazakhstan.
The Mission Siberia team went to the places of confinement and deportation in the vicinity of Karaganda and Ekibastuz and looked for graves in Nur-Sultan Cemetery.
The National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna will own 100% of stakes in Ekibastuz GRES-2, Kazakhstan Today reports.
Large mono-cities such as Ekibastuz, Rudnyi, Temirtau, Kentau and Karatau were created back in the times of the Soviet Union when exploration of new mineral deposits and creation of the oil, chemical, metallurgical and coal industries were a major driving force of urbanization.
Securities and Exchange Commission, downgraded Ekibastuz GRES-1 LLP's (GRES-1) Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) to 'BB' from 'BB+' and removed it from Rating Watch Negative (RWN).
The Karaganda, Ekibastuz and Maikuben basins, and Kushokinsk, Borly, Shubarkol and Karazhyr deposits, as well as some other (small) deposits in various regions of the Republic (where coal mining is presently of insignificant volume, to meet local requirements), are developed and operating.
The most promising to enter the heavy freight traffic in Kazakhstan are the areas of delivery of coal from Ekibastuz routes Ekibastuz - Petropavlovsk; Ekibastuz - Karaganda; Ekibastuz - Zolotaya Sopka (Russian Federation).
In addition to funding modernization in 2016, it planned to allocate $35 million in production of Ekibastuz deposits.
The country's largest power generators, AES-owned Ekibastuz No.
Despite this, today there is agreement between Ekibastuz GRES-2 and electricity is supplied to the Russian Federation in the volume 200-300 mW, KazTag quoted him as saying.
Coal reserves are mainly found in the Karaganda, Ekibastuz and Turgayskiy basins.
The largest ones to participate are Temirtau, Balkhash and Zhezkazgan in Karaganda region, Ekibastuz in Pavlodar region, Rudniy in Kostanai region, Zhanaozen in Mangistau region.