Geological center construction will commence in Astana in 2014
Astana. May 14. KazTAG - Geological center construction will commence in Astana in 2014, said Nurlan Sauranbayev, Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies.
"Geological center construction will start this year jointly with "Nazarbayev University" at the territory of "Nazarbayev University," he said.
In his words it will be a town of geologists providing all the needs for geological cluster.
"Unfortunately we don't have a certified lab today, and our cores are taken to Kyrgyzstan, Russia, or other states. Although cores is important geological information. The center is being developed at the territory of "Nazarbayev University". It will be a base for geological field development, (...)all the companies will be centered at this territory," he said.