Valmont Industries to implement agro-industrial projects in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Prime Minister Askar Mamin on July 10 took part in the signing of documents between the Government of Kazakhstan and American companies on cooperation in the field of agriculture, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reports.

Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Saparkhan Omarov and Steve Kaniewski, President and CEO of Valmont Industries, a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Joint Implementation of Projects in the Field of Irrigation of Land.

The project aims to create a network of farms for transferring advanced technologies in the field of irrigation, rational use of water resources, feed production, education and training of farmers and the training of qualified personnel. Demonstration sites where modern irrigation installations will be presented are planned to be created in Kazakhstan’s Akmola and Turkistan regions.

Another agreement was signed between Valmont Industries, Global Beef (USA) and Kusto Group (Kazakhstan) to create a joint venture to build a plant in Kazakhstan for the production of modern irrigation plants with a capacity of at least 1,000 systems per year, with an investment of $50 million.

Sergey Kwan


Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

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