Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 7
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijan plans to restore and restart Ganja aluminum plant in the country, Kamran Nabizade, director general of the Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation, said at the corporation’s meeting on Feb. 7.
“The goal is to organize the manufacture of primary and final aluminum products,” Nabizade said. “This will make it possible to increase competitiveness of the aluminum production sphere and export potential.”
In general, it is planned to restore and reorganize activity of a dozen facilities with the use of modern technologies, he noted.
“In particular, it is planned to implement the development strategy for the reorganization of Sheki-Ipek JSC with the involvement of foreign and local consultants,” he said. "We also need to reduce dependence on imports.”
Nabizade also spoke about the need to restore the activity of the Ganja Alumina Plant.
“This is necessary for the development of alunite mining in Azerbaijan’s Dashkesan district,” Nabizade said. “The plant will produce alumina and other products from the alunite ore. To do this, the plant needs to be reorganized in accordance with modern technological requirements.”