Excursion to Kazzinc within the Framework of the KAFU Subject-Oriented Class Project

In the second half of the academic year, as part of the course “Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Business” studied by the subject-oriented class of KAFU, a number of field trips were organized to an enterprise in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk and the region. On April 19, 2023, students visited the Museum of Kazzinc. At the exposition of exhibitions were N.A. Nesterenko, Adviser to the KAFU Rector, D.S. Mamyrbekova, Senior Lecturer. and class teacher Kozhanova Zh.A.

Kazzinc is a metallurgical complex located in Ust-Kamenogorsk. It includes a zinc plant with an annual production capacity of 190,000 tons, a lead plant with an annual production capacity of 144,000 tons, and a refinery. All production facilities are located at one production site within the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk and have infrastructure.

In the large and information-rich museums of the metallurgical complex, the students got acquainted with those interested in developing large industrial enterprises in the region. The program of excursions was drawn up taking into account the professional interests of the students. In addition to the museum, the enterprise employees collect an information film about the history of the formation and development of factories. This part of the observation at the enterprise ends with the initial impression of future specialists. The study participants provided an opportunity to study the work of enterprises “from the inside”, listen to information about the technology, communicate with the specifics, and get answers to all questions of interest.

Schoolchildren discovered the scale of the metallurgical complex in the economy of the region and appreciated the significant contribution of the metallurgical industry to the development of the region and the country as a whole. It is especially important to note that the specialized KAFU includes an action within the framework of the study of the disciplines “Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Business”, which includes a career guidance focus on the expectation of future applicants.

After the tour, an opportunity was given to get additional information about metallurgical production. Schoolchildren gained vivid impressions from the excursions expanded their knowledge about metallurgy and the importance of this industry for the industrial and economic development of the region.

We thank all employees of Kazzinc for the informative tour!

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