Cement News tagged under: Kyrgyzstan

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New cement plant on track for Kyrgyzstan

02 January 2024, Published under Cement News

A new cement plant is set to launch in Chuy region, Kyrgyzstan in 2024. The plant will have a capacity of 1.7Mta and is expected to create 650 jobs. The plant will use ash dumps from the Bishkek Thermal Power Plant as raw materials and will have a waste heat recovery system to generate electricity. Of the total project cost of US$160m, US$45m is contributed by the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund. Following the commissioning of the plant trade volume with Russia is expected to increase....

Kyrgyz cement output increases to 1.7Mt

11 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Kyrgyzstan has increased to 1.701Mt in the January-July 2023 period, according to the country’s National Statistical Committee. Of this total, 321,800t were produced in July 2023. When compared with an output of 1.5Mt in the 7M22, this represents an increase of 13.4 per cent YoY.

Kant Cement Plant completes conversion project

10 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Kant Cement Plant OJSC , the largest producer of cement in Kyrgyzstan, has successfully completed conversion of its cement mill No 8 to a closed-circuit grinding system to achieve improve its product quality and energy efficiency. The project forms part of a large-scale reconstruction of production by the United Cement Group .  Modernisation of the Kant Cement Plant began in 2021 with the replacement of outdated electrostatic precipitators with modern bag filters, the installation of n...

Cement production in Kyrgyzstan up by 16 per cent in May

27 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement production by Kyrgyz cement producers increased by 15.6 per cent to 323,700t in May 2023, according to the country’s National Statistical Committee. In the January-May 2023 period, cement output in the country increased by 11.9 per cent to 1.1Mta. Cement production in 2022 was up 7.1 per cent YoY to 2.7Mt.

Kyrgyzstan production up 7% in 2022

24 February 2023, Published under Cement News

The Kyrgyz cement industry produced 2.666Mt of cement in 2022, according to the Eurasian Economic Commission. This represents a YoY increase of 7.1 per cent. Kazakhstan’s cement output reached 12.088Mt while in Russia cement plants produced 60.667Mt. Armenia’s cement output was over 1Mt, up by 17.7 per cent YoY.

Tajikistan leading cement importer in Uzbekistan

29 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The State Committee of Uzbekistan on Statistics said the country receives the largest part of its cement imports from Tajikistan, which exported in the 8M22 approximately 625,000t of cement into Uzbekistan. Tajikistan produced 2.9Mt of cement in the January-August 2022 period. Other key importers include Kyrgyzstan and Kazakstan, which exported 458,000t and 409,000t, respectively to Uzbekistan.

Two new cement plants for Kyrgyzstan

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan and a consortium of companiese Terek-Tash LLC and ZENIT Firm LLC have signed an investment agreement to build two cement plants in the country. A clinker production plant will be built in Kemin district while the Issyk-Ata district will see a cement grinding plant. The two projects represent a total investment of US$150m.

Uzbekistan reduces imports by 25% in 7M22

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

In the January-July 2022 period Uzbekistan has imported 1.3Mt of cement, with a value of US$52.2m. In terms of volume, this represents a 24.5 per cent YoY drop from 1.721Mt in the 7M21, reports Asia-Plus. Of this total, 533,000t was exported by Tajikistan, which is the largest importer into Uzbekistan. Other sizeable volumes originated in Kyrgyzstan (385,000t) and Kazakhstan (353,000t). Turkmenistan imported 11,500t, while Iran supplied 6700t and China 1400t. Russia delivered 782t. Tajik...

Kyrgyzstan’s cement prices rise steeply in July

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Kyrgyzstan’s monthly average of consumer prices showed that retail prices for cement in the country in July 2021   amounted to KGS357.6 (US$4.22)/50kg bag, up by 26.3 per cent YoY.   The maximum retail cement prices were US$4.83 in Kara-Balta, US$4.72 in Naryn and US$4.72 in the village of Chaek. The lowest cement prices were recorded in Jalal-Abad and Uzgen (US$3.54) and in Nookat (US$3.77). The largest increase in cement prices compared to the previous month were recorded in ...

Uzbekistan cement imports surge in 4M21

07 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan imported 1Mt of cement worth US$50.5m in the January-April 2021 period, more than doubling the year-ago volume of 515,100t, according to Trend reporting the latest data from the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan. Kazakstan was the largest importer with 498,900t of cement, followed by Kyrgyzstan (278,500t) and Tajikistan (234,700t). In March, the Uzbekistan government suspended the 30 per cent customs duty on cement imports until 1 October 2021. The suspension is expecte...