Uzbekistan's new cement plant to become largest in Central Asia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 4
By Fakhri Vakilov-Trend:
The installation of equipment at large facilities began at the new plant in Uzbekistan of the international cement company EUROCEMENT Group headquartered in Moscow, Trend reports citing Uzbek media.
The President of EUROCEMENT Group Mikhail Skorokhod paid a working visit to Uzbekistan, where he held meetings with Chairman of the Board of the Association Uzpromstroimaterialy Botir Zaripov, representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers, and managers of the contracting company Beijing Triumph International Engineering Company (BTIEC) cement plant at the site of "Akhangarantcement."
Skorokhod discussed the stages of implementation and development prospects of the building materials cluster with the head of the Uzpromstroymaterialy Association, including construction of a new cement plant, introduction of innovative technologies for the production of earthquake-resistant reinforced concrete products, production of refractories and modern building materials to provide the construction complex of Uzbekistan with popular products.
At the meeting with representatives of BTIEC, the construction of a new cement plant was discussed in detail. The parties also discussed the tasks of training personnel for the operation of a high-tech enterprise.
Most of the general construction work has been completed; metal structures and equipment are being installed. In particular, the installation of the heat exchanger is being completed, the installation of the main process filters, smoke exhausters, clinker refrigerator, stacker in a warehouse of limestone, clay, and a raw mill is being carried out at a fast pace. Welding and preparation for installation of the furnace body are in a high degree of readiness.
The new cement plant will become the largest in Central Asia in terms of productivity of the main technological equipment. The company's products will provide demand for basic building materials for the implementation of housing and infrastructure construction projects.
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