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New plant announced for Uzbekistan

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A new 1200tpd cement production facility has been announced by Sweden's ABA GTS group to be built in Angren, Uzbekistan. The project is expected to be completed by November 2019. At an event held to lay the foundations, the company recognised the growing need for housing, social and road infrastructure in the country. Therefore, the new plant will assist with the rising demand for building materials in the domestic market.

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

30 October 2018, Published under Cement News

China National Building Materials (CNBM) is the main contractor on the upgrade project that recently got underway at Eurocement’s Akhangarancement plant at Akhangaransky in Uzbekistan. The project, which is estimated to cost over US$160m, will increase production capacity at the works to 3Mta. The new production line is due to be operational in mid-2020. 

Eurocement begins construction of 3Mta facility

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group has started the construction of its new 3Mta facility in Uzbekistan. The plant is expected to begin operations in mid-2020 and will represent an US$160m investment. “This production will become the flagship of the cement industry and a powerful support for the growth of the economy of Uzbekistan,” said Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group. Once complete it will become the largest plant in central Asia, according to UzDaily. The commencement of construction is...

Cement prices rise 25% in Uzbekistan

10 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in Uzbekistan have risen 24.7 per cent YoY in the first nine months of 2018, alongside an overall increase of 18.4 per cent in the price of building materials. Meanwhile, a decline in cement production within the country has been attributed to a price hike of around 60 per cent for gas and electricity for the construction industry.

Tajikstan sees cement exports rise 37% in 8M18

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Tajik cement exports increased to 0.92Mt in January-August 2018, a rise of 37 per cent in average monthly exports when compared with 2017, according to the country’s statistics agency. In 2017 Tajikistan exported 1Mt of cement. The latest figures mark the country’s switch to being a net exporter. More than half (0.52Mt) of cement exports in 8M18 was delivered to Uzbekistan. Other key destinations for Tajik exports are Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. In recent years Tajikistan has brought se...

Chinese to build more cement factories in Uzbekistan

10 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Chinese company Henshui Decheng Machinery and Equipment Co Ltd has signed an agreement to build several cement and brick factories in Jizzakh region, Uzbekistan. The announcement was made by the State Investments Committee of Uzbekistan. It is part of a plan to increase trade between Uzbekistan and China to US$10bn by 2020, reports Trend news agency. Currently, more than 700 enterprises with Chinese investment are operatign in Uzbekistan. More than 80 companies have been created with 1...

Uzbekistan eagerly awaits new cement capacity

27 August 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported on the inauguration of JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine's new 1.5Mta plant at Sherabad, Uzbekistan. The project was orchestrated by Dal Teknik Makina of Turkey and is one of a number of new capacity projects that have been attracted to the high cement demand forecasts in this former Soviet Union country. The Sherabad factory is JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine's largest plant in Uzbekistan and joins the facility that the group operates i...

Uzbekistan eagerly awaits new cement capacity

24 August 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported on the inauguration of JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine's new 1.5Mta plant at Sherabad, Uzbekistan. The project was orchestrated by Dal Teknik Makina of Turkey and is one of a number of new capacity projects that have been attracted to the high cement demand forecasts in this former Soviet Union country. The Sherabad factory is JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine's largest plant in Uzbekistan and joins the facility that the group operates i...

Almalyk MMC commissions 1.5Mta plant

21 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan's Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (MMC) has commissioned its 1.5Mta Sherabad cement plant based in Vandob, Surkhandarya. The US$212.8m project was carried out by DAL Teknik Makina on a turnkey basis. The cement produced will be fundamental to meet the demand in the Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions, while Almalyk MMC also plans to export cement in the future.

Akhangarancement begins construction of 3Mta kiln line

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Akhangarancement, a subsidiary of Eurocement (Russia), has started preliminary stages of the construction of a new dry process 3Mta kiln line in Uzbekistan. Construction is moving into the active phase with the construction site ready for large-scale works. At the same time, cement production at the existing kiln lines will continue at full volume. A new generation substation has been installed for the existing technological line to keep production going, and the construction of a new subs...