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The Vitriol Section of the Copper Refining Shop of the Balkhash Copper Smelter of Kazakhmys Smelting celebrated its 70th anniversary.

The Vitriol Section of the Copper Refining Shop of the Balkhash Copper Smelter of Kazakhmys Smelting celebrated its 70th anniversary. Over the years, the technologists of this section have produced more than 450 thousand tons of marketable products — copper vitriol.

The Vitriol Section began its history in 1951, and 2 years later the first copper vitriol was produced. Since 1999, the area has been headed by Kaskabay Makhabayev, a full cavalier of the Enbek Dangy industry mark.

On the 70th anniversary of the site workers were congratulated by the heads of Kazakhmys Smelting, production veterans and guests of the holiday.

The sports part of the anniversary celebration was the most interesting and spectacular. The area and shop workers competed in raising a ram, archery, kettlebell lifting and tug of rope. Mini-football and table tennis tournaments were also held.

All festive events were accompanied by a concert program. Production veterans and winners of the sports competition were awarded with valuable gifts, diplomas and cash prizes.