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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...

Uzbekistan increases cement imports six-fold in 1H18

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan imported cement amounting to a value of US$79.8m in the 1H18, according to the State Statistics Committee, which is six times higher than last year. In 1H18 Uzbekistan's own production of cement decreased by 6.2 per cent to 3.954Mt. For the same period in 2017, Portland cement production in the country amounted to 4.199Mt. Analysts report a significant increase in energy prices in 2018 for natural gas and electricity, which has affected cement production. For construction indust...

Uzbekistan prices rise above UZS700,000/t

09 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in Uzbekistan exceeded UZS700,000/t (US$89.96/t) in July, according to Uzbekistan Newsline. The highest prices for the material were recorded in Karakalpakstan (UZS764,000), Khorezm (UZS757,000), Syrdarya regions (UZS745,000) and Tashkent (UZS743,000). Both Kizilkumcement JSC and Bekabadcement JSC had previously set a price of between UZS430,000-490,000/t, depending on the place of sale. However, from 1 January, cement went into free exchange trading and some companies are no...