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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.

Azerbaijan records modest fall in cement production

07 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan produced building materials worth AZN614.7m (US$361.6m) between January-October 2020, up 26.4 per cent YoY, according to the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee. Cement production fell 1.2 per cent YoY to 2.8Mt, while production of ready-mixed concrete grew 5.1 per cent to 1.57Mt. Most of the construction work during the first 10 months of the year accounted for primary construction, reconstruction and expansion work.

Gazakh Cement kiln line commissioned during COVID-19 crisis

23 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Sustained Visions (SUSVI) and DAL Teknik Makina (DAL) have completed the kiln line upgrade at Gazakh Cement plant in Azerbaijan despite the COVID-19 restrictions. Kiln Line No1 at the plant was built by a Chinese OEM and commissioned in 2013 with a clinker production capacity of 2400tpd. The modernisation comprised an upgrade of the raw mill, the preheater section, the kiln, clinker cooler and clinker transport system. The key equipment was supplied and installed by DAL Teknik Maki...

Gazakh Cement commissions upgraded kiln line

17 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan’s Gazakh Cement has successfully commissioned the upgrade project of its clinker kiln line, according to Trend. "The project comprised an upgrade of the raw mill, the preheater section, clinker cooler and clinker transport. The key equipment was supplied and installed by DAL Teknik Makina from Turkey," said the company. The plant was upgraded in two phases from a clinker production of 2400tpd to 3550tpd and also has benefit of a significant reduction in specific energy consu...

Azerbaijan sees cement production decline 3% YoY

19 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan saw the value of construction materials produced in the country fall 4.8 per cent YoY to AZN426.7m (US$250.9m) in the first seven months of 2020, according to the State Statistics Committee. At the same time, the production of cement decreased by 2.7 per cent and precast concrete structures were down 25.6 per cent.

Azerbaijan records 2% decline in cement production

22 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Azerbaijan declined 2.4 per cent YoY to 1.57Mt in the first half of 2020, according to the State Statistics Committee. However, ready-mix concrete production rose 3.6 per cent to 821,500t. Overall, the value of building materials produced in the country reached AZN327.6m (US$192.82m) in the 1H20, down 10.4 per cent compared to the corresponding period of last year.

Azerbaijan sees 9% fall in cement production

01 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Azerbaijan fell 8.7 per cent YoY to 911,400t in the first quarter of 2020, according to the State Statistical Committee. Ready-mix concrete production rose 9.9 per cent to 461,400t, while prefabricated structures were down 4.3 per cent to 13,500m 3 . In total, construction materials worth AZN203.9m (US$119.9m) were produced in in the country between January-April 2020, a 4.5 per cent decline compared to the same period of 2019.

Gazakh Cement plant output stable in 4M20

11 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Gazakh Cement Plant LLC in Azerbaijan reported a stable output in the first four months of 2020. The company produced over 209,000t of cement and 273,000t of clinker. This represents an increase of 20 and 10 per cent, respectively when compared with 2018.