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Tajikistan: cement production rises 40% in 11M2016

05 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Production of cement in Tajikistan rose by over 41 per cent in the first 11 months of 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year, the Times of Central Asia reports. In total, the country produced more than 1.8Mt of cement in the 11 months to November 2016. Tajikistan currently has 12 cement plants with a combined capacity of 4Mta, the newest of which – operated by Jung-Tsai Mohir Cement – has a capacity of 1.2Mta. Exports from Tajikistan amounted to 256,000t in the first ...

Tajikistan starts cement exports to Uzbekistan

18 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan has commenced the export of cement to Uzbekistan, according to the Tajik Ministry of Industry. Since the start of this year, the country has witnessed a steep growth in cement output, boosted by the commissioning of Huaxin Gayur Cement Co, which commissioned its Yovon plant in late September 2015 and first shipped cement to Afghanistan in January 2016. In the first nine months of 2016, Tajikistan produced 1.508Mt of cement, 408,200t more than the previous year’s correspondi...

Kazakhstan: a nation’s vision

17 October 2016, Published under Cement News

While the need for infrastructure and housing is considerable in Kazakhstan, lower oil receipts, a depreciating tenge and sluggish global growth conspire against elevated levels of public spending. However, the government has pinned its hopes on foreign investment to meet construction demand as well as expand the cement production base, which in turn will reduce expensive imports. While cement demand growth rates of the past are not expected going forward, Kazakhstan still has a co...

Uzbekistan: Ahangarancement JSC raises output by 6% in 9M16

17 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Between January-September 2016 Ahangarancement JSC, the second-largest cement producer in Uzbekistan, increased cement production by six per cent to 1.418Mt, as compared to the same period of last year. The cement producer, which runs a 1.986Mta plant in Ahagaran, Tashkent, saw clinker production for the first nine months of 2016 rise by 3.8 per cent to 1.015Mt. In total, the company supplied 1.424Mt of cement (+6.1 per cent YoY) to customers from the beginning of 2016. In 2015 it incr...

Schade Lagertechnik secures order in Uzbekistan

30 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Kyzulkumzement in Uzbekistan awarded Schade, part of the Aumund Group, the contract to supply two bridge-type reclaimers and a stacker to its plant. The two reclaimers, each with a capacity of 1000tph and a rail span of 30m and the 1200tph stacker will be delivered in the autumn of 2017 so that the plant can be commissioned in early 2018. The project is being realised with the aid of World Bank financing. The order, which is realised with finance from the World Bank, is part of the mod...

Sino-Uzbek JV brings Karakalpakstan plant online

11 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Uzbek-Chinese joint venture, Titan Cement, recently brought its new plant in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan, into operation. The total cost of the project exceeded US$25m and resulted in the creation of more than 200 jobs. Initially the Chinese faction of the joint venture intended the project to have a capacity of no more than 60,000tpa, but following the discovery that there was a raised demand for high-quality, inexpensive cement in the region, plant capacity was increased more than three...

Titan Cement brings 0.2Mta plant online in Uzbekistan

25 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement has commenced production at a new cement works in Karauzyak, Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan. The 0.2Mta plant represents an investment of UZS10.6bn and is expected to employ 200.

Uzbekistan: Akhangarancement output up 5.3% in 1H2016

21 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Akhangarancement has announced that its cement output rose by 5.3 per cent YoY to 918,800t in the first half of 2016, according to reports from the Trend news agency. Sales also rose by a similar amount, reaching 920,825t in 1H2016 – an increase of 5.1 per cent – while clinker output grew more quickly, rising by 11.7 per cent to 662,295t. In addition to producing for the domestic market, Akhangarancement exports to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.

Russia: demand set to fall by up to 12% in 2016

30 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Demand for cement in Russia may drop 10-12 per cent in 2016, according to a representative of Moscow-based Eurocement Group. "As concerns the cement demand forecast in Russia, we assume that the decline may remain in the same range as in 2015: in the vicinity of 10-12 per cent for 2016," the representative told the Interfax news agency. "Eurocement Group plans to sell about 20Mt of cement in Russia and approximately 3.5Mt on other markets, in Uzbekistan and Ukraine," the representative...

HeidelbergCement

05 January 2016, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement and Joule, pioneers in the production of liquid fuels from re-cycled CO 2 , have formed a joint subsidiary to exploit Joule’s technology to mitigate carbon emissions during cement manufacture. This process effectively re-cycles waste into CO 2 and then back into fuel. In a separate development, HeidelbergCement is currently reported to be in negotiation to acquire a 35.9 per cent interest in the Uzbekistan cement producer Kyzylkumcement JSC from Uzstroymaterialy JSC, lea...