Uzbekistan cement works inaugurated

Uzbekistan cement works inaugurated

Uzbekistan has seen the official launch of a US$116m cement plant in Jizzakh oblast, which will add to the country’s grey and white cement production capabilities.

The greenfield works, based in the Zafarabad area, has a grey capacity of 0.76Mta, plus 0.35Mta of white cement. Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMC) set up a joint venture with JSC Uzstroymaterialy in July 2012 and construction of the new facility began in April 2013. Turkish Dal Teknik Makina Ticaret Ve Sanayi As supplied the equipment, erection and commissioning on a turnkey basis. AMMC’s subsidiary ElementQurilish and JV UzElektroApparat took part in construction works.