Forum of geologists was held in Karaganda

On March 30, 2018 on the eve of the Geologist’s Day celebration, Forum of Geologists dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the University and the 60th anniversary of the Polytechnic Institute was held at Youth Palace of Karaganda State Technical University “Zhastar Alemi”. Every year, geologists celebrate their professional holiday on the first Sunday of April.

The forum was attended by geologists of different generations: the head of the state institution “Interregional Department” Tsentrkaznedra” of the Committee of Geology and subsoil use, Candidate of Technical Sciences Azamat Zhenisovich Shalabayev, Acting Head of SE “Department of industry and industrial-innovative development of Karaganda region” Kairat Gosmanovich Shormanbayev, chief engineer of “Andreychenko” LLP, overachiever, Honorable subsoil prospector Beibitshilik Kadirovich Izakov, KSTU graduate, Director of the GGC “Azimuth Geology” Rakhat Kuzembayevich Mustafin, Director of the Regional branch of the “Tsentrgeologia”, Kazgeologiya JSC, overachiever of subsoil prospecting Talgat Voennovich Matishev, teachers and students of the Department “Geology and exploration of mineral deposits” of Mining Department.

In their speeches, the guests and participants of the Forum noted the relevance of such events, especially in the framework of the implementation of the President’s Address “New opportunities for development in the fourth industrial revolution”, Concept of development of the geological industry until 2030.

Our university KSTU makes significant and decisive contribution in the training of qualified personnel for geological and geophysical enterprises, organizations: more than 4.5 thousand graduates (engineers, geophysicists, bachelors, masters of Geology), educated by Department of GEMD, work in almost all regions of our country.

During the Forum, the ceremony of awarding the best geologists of the region, geologists for their achievements in their profession, contribution to the development of the geological industry and strengthening the mineral resource base of the country: badges of the Ministry of investment and development of Kazakhstan, Committee of Geology and subsoil use of Kazakhstan, Association of industrial geological enterprises — “Discoverer of the Deposit RK”, “Honorary prospector of the subsoil”, “Excellent prospector of the subsoil”, “For loyalty to the profession”, Diploma and letter of gratitude of the Minister for investment and development of RK, Akim of the region, letter of gratitude of the Chairman of the Committee of Geology, head of TD “Tsentrkaznedra”, diploma of the rector of KSTU.

The Forum ended with a friendly football match among the teams of the Committee of Geology and subsoil use of the RK, “Tsentrgeolsemka” LLP, “Tsentrkaznedra” TD, “Azimut Geology” GGC,  “Kazgeology” JSC and KSTU national team, which included both teachers and students.