During his working visit to Aktobe region President Nursultan Nazarbayev went to see the new Aktobe ferroalloy plant of "TNC" Kazkhrom" JSC.
The plant, with the capacity of 440 thousand tons of high-carbon ferrochrome, is the largest investment project in Aktobe included in Republican Industrialization Map. The project's cost is USD 843 million.
The project provides for the introduction of innovative technologies, advanced electrical systems, automation and DC furnaces.
Head of State launched the plant pressing the start button of first melting furnace. With the commissioning of the new plant Kazakhstan's export potential on the production of high-carbon ferrochrome will be increased by 16%, and Aktobe region's - by 46%.