Balkan Department of Turkmenistan’s Construction Ministry exceeds production plan

Construction Materials 20 October 2020 12:14 (UTC +04:00)
Balkan Department of Turkmenistan’s Construction Ministry exceeds production plan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 20

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Balkan Ore Mining Department of the Ministry of Industry and Construction Production of Turkmenistan released building materials totaling $22.5 million Turkmen manat ($6.4 million), exceeding the established production plan by 13.4 percent, Trend reports with reference to Business Turkmenistan information portal.

In the reporting period, the company produced approximately 1.9 million cubic meters of non-metallic materials, which exceeds the production plan for 1,6 percent.

In addition to non-metallic materials, 148,200 tons of other construction materials were manufactured.

Furthermore, the department is working on the production of wall materials, the manufacturing plan of which was exceeded by 17 percent.

The building materials industry is gaining momentum in Turkmenistan. A powerful construction cluster is being created in the Ovadandepe industrial zone of Gokdepe district of Turkmenistan's Ahal region.

Among the products manufactured by the local construction, enterprises are the facing stone, cement, bricks, non-metallic building materials, metal structures, plastic, and fiberglass pipes.

Turkmenistan’s abundant natural resources allow increasing the production of expanded clay, the main component for which is mudstone, extracted at the Yagmansky field in the Balkan region.

The priority sphere of the building materials industry is the production of oil well cement for the oil and gas industry as well as the cement of various grades, including portland cement (sulfate-resistant cement), which is used in laying foundations, construction of bridge supports, and hydraulic structures.

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