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The construction of a geological cluster in the Ulytau Region is progressing steadily, with completion expected in the third quarter of 2024, according to the Ministry of Industry of Kazakhstan. The complex, valued at 7 billion tenge, is being built on the former site of the Zhezkazgangeology exploration company, covering an area of over 14,000 square meters.

Currently, the majority of construction work has been completed. The site is now undergoing the installation of engineering networks, the construction of communal infrastructure, and the finishing of premises.

The cluster will feature the first geophysical laboratory in the country, developed with assistance from specialists at the Colorado School of Mines. Additionally, the complex will house an ALS analytical laboratory, a geological museum, a training center, a repair and mechanical workshop, a library with specialized literature for geologists, an office building, and employee dormitories. Among the planned facilities is a core storage facility with a capacity of over 200,000 linear meters of samples.

The new complex aims to attract specialists from across the country to the Ulytau Region, consolidating the mining sector’s human and technical resources. Once operational, it will create 150 jobs.