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HeidelbergCement plans new Georgia investment

02 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Germany-based HeidelbergCement intends to invest an additional US$100m in its recently-acquired Poti works, Georgia, according to the Economy and Sustainable Development Ministry. The company is also reported to plan a modernisation of the Kaspi works and an expansion of concrete plants throughout the country. Since 2006, HeidelbergCement has invested more than EUR200m in Georgia. It owns three cement and eight concrete plants as well as a cement terminal in Supsa.

Azerbaijan increases imports from Georgia

23 August 2013, Published under Cement News

In the 1H13 249,770t of cement valued at US$18.45m was exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan, according to Georgia's national statistics service, GruzStat. The share of this category in the total volume of Georgian exports to Azerbaijan in the 1H13 constituted 5.54 per cent. In comparison with the same period, the export of cement from Georgia increased by 28.48 per cent or by 53,700t.

Armenian cement exports to Georgia double

10 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Exports of cement from Armenia to Georgia have doubled in the first three months of the year compared to the same period of 2012. Armenpress reported that exports reached 36,568t, citing data from the government's State Revenue Committee. According to the government department, Georgia was the only recipient of Armenian exports during the first quarter of 2013. During the same period of last year, Armenia exported 18,676t to Georgia. In 2012 about 136,175t of cement was exported to Geo...

Georgia: HeidelbergCement starts Kaspi plant construction

11 February 2013, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has launched construction of a new cement plant in Kaspi, Shida Kartli region of Georgia. The output of the new factory will be 1Mta and in the future production capacity will be raised to 2.8Mta, the management says. The investment is to expand the exports volume to Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia, the company says. HeidelbergCement launched operation in Georgia in 2006. The company has bought a 73 per cent stake in Georgian Cement and a 75 per cent stake in Saqcem...