Uzbekistan: A new cement plant build in the Jizakh region of Uzbekistan plans to install its mill by early 2013. The plant will have a production capacity of 0.35Mt/yr of white cement and 0.76Mt/yr of grey OPC.
The project was initiated in July 2012 when Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC) and Turkey's Dal Teknik Makina signed a contract worth US$114m. Finance came from a US$74.2m loan from the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan and AMMC contributed of US$40m. In June 2013 Dal Teknik Makina placed an order with Gebr. Pfeiffer SE for a Pfeiffer MPS 3350 B vertical roller mill.