Shakhtinsk

Shakhtinsk

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction in Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Situated on the Sherubai-Nura River, 28 km west of the Karabas railroad station on the Karaganda-Mointy line and 23 km southwest of Karaganda. Population, 52,000 (1977). Shakhtinsk is a coal-mining center of the Karaganda Coal Basin. The city has a garment factory, a detergent factory, two plants for the manufacture of reinforced concrete products, and a plant for the production of nonstandard equipment and devices for small-scale mechanization. Shakhtinsk also has a technological technicum.

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On December 12, Kazakh Labor Minister Tamara Duisenova told reporters that 684 miners had been underground since December 11 at coal mines in the town of Shakhtinsk.