Construction branch to shift to Eurocodes in 2015

Date: 08:29, 29-05-2014.

Astana. May 29. KazTAG - Construction branch of Kazakhstanwill shift to Eurocodes in 2015, said Melik Alpysbayev, general director of Kazakh scientific-research and project institute of construction and architecture.

"We have been harmonizing (normative base in construction branch with the European system-KazTAG) for the fifth year. By the end of 2014 we must provide work opportunities for foreigners and domestic advanced designers and constructors on the base of European system of technical regulation. It will let us shift to the new norms- Euro codes by 2015," he said at the intergovernmental cooperation council in construction branch of CIS states.

He added the introduction of Euro codes won't be a single step.

"There will be transportation period, where current norms and new regulations will be applied. In parallel there will be old and new codes," he said.

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