Weir Minerals has opened a new Service Supercentre in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This strategically important milestone expands the local capabilities of Weir Minerals’ engineering and service expertise to accelerate customer support in the region.
The new facility includes a customer service office; a workshop for maintenance, repair, and assembly of Warman® pumps, Cavex® hydrocyclones, and Isogate® knife-gate valves; and a warehouse holding strategic equipment and spare parts under Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) contracts.
The 3,300 m2 Weir Minerals Supercentre is fully equipped to perform rubber lining with premium Linatex® rubber in both cold and hot bonding.
Weir Minerals service capabilities in Kazakhstan include a complete range of services, such as installation supervision and commissioning, operational support, maintenance and troubleshooting, assistance in developing a maintenance strategy, and equipment condition monitoring and analysis.
The official opening of the Supercentre was carried out by Carola Schulz, Managing Director of Weir Minerals NATCA (North Africa, Turkey, and Central Asia), Gavin Dyer, Regional Managing Director of Weir Minerals ENACA (Europe and NATCA), together with key customers and partners of Weir Minerals in Central Asia. Other dignitaries included Yerbolat Dosayev, Mayor of Almaty, Alisher Satybaldiyev, Director of the Almaty Industrial Zone, Katie Leach, British Ambassador to Kazakhstan, and Anara Mekebayeva, Head of Cooperation with European countries of JSC “NC Kazakh Invest”.