Uzbekistan: Construction has started on a 2.4Mt/yr cement plant in the Kattakurgan district of Samarkand. The project has an investment of US$420m, according to the Uzbekistan National News Agency. The first stage of construction will spend US$200m towards building a 1.2Mt/yr plant by 2020. This is expected to create 300 jobs. Then the plant will expand its production capacity from 2020 to 2023. The plant will produce both grey and white Ordinary Portland Cement. China’s Gansu Hengya Cement is investing in the project.
Construction starts at Kattakurgan cement plant
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