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Kanat Sharlapaev, the Minister of Industry and Construction of Kazakhstan, spearheaded a delegation from Kazakhstan during the recent PDAC-2024 conference in Canada, where they inked Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) focusing on geology, as reported by the Ministry of Industry and Construction.

These MoUs included partnerships between the National Geological Survey of Kazakhstan (NGS) and Koan Analytics Inc., as well as between NGS and the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), marking a significant advancement towards integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into geological practices.

The primary objective of these agreements is to explore the establishment of a Center of Excellence in AI within the NGS framework, aimed at enhancing the precision and efficacy of mineral exploration processes through advanced technologies such as data transformation techniques, predictive models, and algorithms.

Canadian firm Koan Analytics Inc., known for its expertise in providing industrial solutions, will be pivotal in this venture, leveraging its proficiency in data transformation and machine learning to support NGS in leveraging AI for geology.

Furthermore, the MoU with GTK underscores the global interest in Kazakhstan’s geological resources, with GTK’s extensive experience enriching collaborative efforts in advancing the field of geology in Kazakhstan.

Yerlan Galiyev, Chairman of the Board of NGS, emphasized the significance of these agreements in strengthening international cooperation in the geology sector and enhancing investment opportunities.

The PDAC Convention, where these agreements were signed, serves as a crucial platform for the mining industry, fostering strategic partnerships and driving innovation amidst a diverse array of stakeholders from around the globe.