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Azerbaijani exports up 14% in 2023

29 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement and clinker exports from Azerbaijan to Georgia advanced by 13.9 per cent YoY to 814,803t in 2023. The value of the exports increased by 34.4 per cent YoY to US$46.562m. There are four cement producers in Azerbaijan: Norm Cement with its 2.1Mta Qizildas plant in Garadagh, Holcim (Azerbaijan) OJSC with its 1.7Mta Qaradag works in Baku, Gazakh Cement Plant LLC’s 1.5Mta unit in Gazakh , and Gemikaya Azerbaijan with the 0.26Mta Araz facility in Nakhchivan.

Azerbaijani cement production up by 23% in January

21 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan increased its cement production by 23.2 per cent YoY to 251,600t in January 2024, according to the State Statistics Committee. However, clinker production slipped 1.8 per cent YoY to 345,800t in the first month of the year. The committee also reported a 35 per cent YoY increase in prefabricated concrete structures to 2700m3 and ready-mix concrete saw 21.8 per cent increase to 338.3Mt. Building glass production rose to 828,700m2, a more than 11-fold increase. However, asphalt p...

Azerbaijan cement production up 5% in 2023

29 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijani cement companies produced 3.725Mt of cement in 2023, up 4.6 per cent YoY, according to the State Statistics Committee. Clinker output reached 3.869Mt, representing a YoY increase of 36.9 per cent. The country's cement production base consists of four cement producers, each operating a single integrated plant. Norm Cement operates the largest cement works, a 2.1Mta unit at Qizildas , followed by Holcim Azerbaijan with its 1.7Mta plant at Qaradag and Kazakh Cement Plant LL...

Turkish exports to Azerbaijan down 3% in 2023

16 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement exports to Azerbaijan declined by almost three per cent to US$50.9m in 2023, compared to the previous year, reports Azernews. According to Turkey’s Ministry of Trade, cement exports from Turkey to Azerbaijan advanced by 0.9 per cent to US$5.7m in December 2023, versus the same month in the previous year. Looking at 2023 as a whole, Turkey’s total cement exports were down 15.5 per cent YoY at US$4.6m, while December 2023 alone saw a 19.7 per cent decline YoY to US$353,00...

Holcim Azerbaijan launches first green cement

20 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim Azerbijan has launched ECOPlanet, its first environmentally friendly cement, under the brand names of Optimal and Inshaatchi. The latest additions to the company’s product base are limestone-based cements. "We are committed to introducing new sustainable construction methods in the construction sector. Through Inshaatchi and Optimal, we contribute to reducing CO 2 emissions and using alternative raw materials. Holcim Azerbaijan is the first company in the Caucasus to offer soluti...

GCCA welcomes three new member companies

12 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Three more companies have joined the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), PT Souls Bangun Indonesia TBK ,  Fletcher Building Ltd and  Norm Cement . By joining the GCCA they have demonstrated their commitment to reaching net zero by 2050, in line with the GCCA Industry Roadmap for Net Zero concrete.    PT Souls Bangun Indonesia TBK operates four cement plants, producing about 14.8Mta of cement. Oepoyo Prakoso, corporate environment and sustainability manager from PT Solusi Bangu...

Dal Machinery & Design deliver Holcim Azerbaijan order

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Dal Machinery & Design (Dal Engineering Group) was awarded   an order for the replacement of an existing cement mill and drive set at Holcim Azerbaijan. The ball mill  was manufactured with a diameter of 2.6m and a length of 13m. Dal Machinery & Design delivered the equipment in June 2022. A crane hoist the mill for truck loading Dal Machinery's ball mill exits its factory warehouse

Norm is awarded API certification

16 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Norm has become the first cement producer in Azerbaijan to receive American Petroleum Institute (API) certification and has now launched its oil-well cement production. Norm, a part of NEQSOL Holding, was awarded API certification following a successful audit conducted by the association and confirms that the cement producer’s production process meets the internationally-recognised API specifications for producing oil-well cement. The certification enables the company to contribute to ...

ADY Express starts exporting cement to Georgia

14 July 2021, Published under Cement News

ADY Express LLC, a subsidiary of Azerbaijan Railways, has started transporting cement produced by Holcim Azerbaijan OJSC to Georgia by rail. The cargo is loaded on semi-wagons provided by ADY Express LLC at the Garadagh station and delivered to the Caspi station in Georgia. The return journey is generally carried out in 6-7 days. ADY Express has allocated 50 wagons for the transportation of these goods, which are planned to be carried out four times a month. The company plans to e...

Azerbaijan sees cement production down 8% in 2020

25 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The value of construction materials produced in Azerbaijan has been estimated at AZN718.9m (US$422m) for 2020, largely consistent with the previous year, according to the State Statistics Committee (SSC). The preliminary report shows a 7.5 per cent YoY decline in cement production to 3.226Mt. However, ready-mix production was up 6.5 per cent to 2.024Mt.