Kazakhstan: Saryarka gas pipeline to reach Nur-Sultan in October 2019

CEO of JSC Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund Akhmetzhan Yessimov has visited construction site of the 820th km of Saryarka main gas pipeline. Akhmetzhan Yessimov positively assessed the course of construction works and stressed the importance of on-time completion of the construction and pre-commissioning activities. The construction of the gas pipeline will be completed as scheduled…

Kazakhstan: 42 schools to be built in 2 years

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev promised to continue constriction of new schools. “As of today there are 7,014 secondary schools in Kazakhstan. 128 of them provide three-shift schooling, and 31 are in disrepair. Construction of 35 schools more to eliminate three-shift schooling and shut down 7 dilapidated schools was included into the 2019-2020 republican budget,”…

Kazakhstan: fire-resistant construction materials manufacturing to be launched

The manufacturing of new construction materials, including blocks, panels and bricks will be launched on the territory of Saryarka special economic zone in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region, the press office of region’s akimat (administrative center) reported. As the source in akimat stated, the project belongs to Termo Form company. The estimated capacity of the manufacturing will…

Kazakhstan: gas-turbine station to be built

ERG Company is set to fund construction of the gas-turbine station in the country’s south. “The company is expected to invest $500 million in installing the gas-turbine station to provide the south of Kazakhstan with electricity and heat energy in the winter,” Shymkent mayor Gabidulla Abdrakhimov said. The government has approved the 2023 Shymkent complex…

Latvia: construction costs up in May 2019

Compared to April, the level of construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.6% in May. Labor remuneration of workers increased by 1.7%, prices of building materials by 0.5%, and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment by 0.1%. In May, the average level of construction costs was affected the most by the increase in…

Lithuania: German company Saferoad Baltic set up

A German-capital road infrastructure company, Saferoad Baltic, has been established in Lithuania. Saferoad Baltic is led by Marcin Baginski, according to the Lithuanian Center of Registers. Its authorized capital amounts to 500,000 euros. Saferoad Baltic’s sole shareholder is the company’s Polish branch Saferoad RRS Polska. According to Saferoad’s website, the company provides safe transport infrastructure…