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Surkhoncementinvest commissions first stage of plant

18 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Surkhoncementinvest has commissioned the first stage of its cement plant in Jarkurgan district, Surkhandarya. When the facility reaches its full capacity, it is expected to produce 1.1Mta of cement and export 0.75Mta of this product. "Surkhandarya region has enormous economic opportunities. There are many underground wealth, there are almost all the elements of the periodic table. We must effectively use this for the benefit of our people", said Shavkat Mirziyoyev, president o...

Uzbekistan's fast-changing cement market

06 September 2019, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported that Eurocement's new 3Mta line at its Akhangarancement plant in Uzbekistan was nearing the last phase of construction, as Beijing Triumph International Engineering Co confirmed that 90 per cent of the project has been constructed. The large-scale expansion is expected to make a big difference to the country's cement production, even though it is having phased start-up stages between 2020-21. Eurocement has a strong position in the Uzbekistan cement sector, but it...

Akhangarancement records 29% production increase in 7M19

03 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Akhangarancement has recorded a 29 per cent YoY increase in production for the first seven months of 2019, reaching 1.1Mt of cement. The company also shipped 34 per cent more products to customers. In July alone, 190,349t of cement was shipped, the company’s best result since 2013. The growth in production and shipping indicators was also felt in the quarry of the plant, which mined over 1Mt of limestone between January-July 2019.

Uzbekistan's cement imports rise 32% in 7M19

02 September 2019, Published under Cement News

In the first seven months of 2019, Uzbekistan has recorded a 32.3 per cent YoY increase in cement imports at a total value of US$105.6m, according to the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan. In the overall structure of building material imports, the share of cement has increased to 14.1 per cent. However, domestic cement production also rose 17.6 per cent to 5.399Mt in January-July 2019, compared with 4.69Mt in the year-ago period. Next month Uzbekistan is set to abolish the customs...

Construction of Akhangarancement's new line is 90% complete

02 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction of the new line at Eurocement’s Akhangarancement facility in Uzbekistan is now over 90 per cent completed, according to Ma Mingliang, general director of Beijing Triumph International Engineering Co. Around half of the 2,700t of metal structures delivered to the site have already been installed. At the same time, 4000t of equipment have already been delivered to the construction site. "The scale of construction, completed in just one year, is impressive," said Mikhail Skorokh...

Uzbekistan’s Akhangarantsement sets monthly shipment record

27 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbek cement producer Akhangarantsement produced 1.1Mta, up 29 per cent YoY, in the first seven months of 2019. In July 2019 the company delivered 190,349t of cement, representing a rise of 34 per cent when compared with July 2018 and setting a new record. The growth in output is supported by the plant’s quarry, which mined more than 1Mt of limestone. The rise in quarry output confirm the reliability and efficiency of new mining equipment. The cement plant purchased Shacman dump trucks e...

AGMK contracted to supply cement to Afghanistan

16 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (AGMK) plans to ship several batches of cement to Afghanistan by the end of the year, after signing a number of supply contracts in July. The cement will reportedly be used for the construction of infrastructure and social facilities in the country, according to the company. The deliveries will be made from its Jizzakh and Sherabad plants. "The interest of Afghan companies in domestic cement is due to several factors. First, Sherabad c...

BusinessCem Tashkent 2019

14 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The 17th International Central Asian conference and exhibition will take place at the International Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, between 03-06 November 2019. Presentations will address the main conference theme of 'The Cement Industry and the Market'. Please visit www.businesscem.ru for more information.

Construction starts on new 1.5Mta Uzbek plant

25 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction of a new cement plant in Yanguikurgan district in Namangan region of Uzbekistan has been started. The works has a capacity of 1.5Mta and is built on a 40ha plot. Total cost of the investment is US$105m, of which Chinese investors contribute US$90m. The facility is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020 and will provide 700 new jobs.

Tajikistan produces 1.6Mt of cement in 5M19

05 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement producers in Tajikistan have manufactured 1.575Mt of cement in the first five months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and New Technology. In January-May 2018 output reached 1.473Mt while for the full year, over 3.844Mt was produced. Of this total, 0.619Mt was exported, 53,000t more than in the year-ago period. Uzbekistan was the largest importer with 0.346Mt, followed by Afghanistan (0.246Mt) and Kyrgyzstan (24,500t). The country’s current cement capacity is estimated...