Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to increase exports

This year Uzmetkombinat intends to increase exports to 350 thousand tons. The demand for the company products is growing. At MetalExpo Uzmetkombinat has held negotiations with the Russian Gallaktika and Metr companies, which have decided to buy Uzbek non-ferrous metals, while Ukrainian Sodruzhestvo showed interest in steel mill balls and rebars. Deliveries to the companies…

Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat exports up in January-August 2019

In January-August Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works exported 275.6 thousand tons of metal products, up by 12.2% YoY. Ferrous metals accounted for the lion’s share of exports. Enamelware accounted for the rest. “At present the company exports to 8 countries. Afghanistan and Kazakhstan purchase rolled metal, Kyrgyzstan and Russia – copper and alloys products, Tajikistan…

Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to construct mini-metal plant

Danieli has received an order to supply machinery for the foundry-rolling complex at the Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works in Bekabad, Tashkent region. The construction will commence in August. The project presupposes the construction of a 120-ton electric arc furnace, a ladle furnace and steel degassing unit. Slabs will be manufactured at the vertical continuous…

Uzbekistan: production of carbon steel wire with Chinese technology launched

The Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works (Uzmetkombinat) has launched the country’s first production of carbon steel wire (wire rod). The implementation of this project will make it possible to produce import-substituting products worth at least $43.7 million a year, and to increase the annual export potential of the plant by 30,000-50,000 tons of products with…

Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to invest $23.8 million in production of ferrosilicon manganese

Uzmetkombinat JSC, the Uzbek metallurgical plant, intends to implement 13 projects worth a total of $474.5 million in 2018-2022. The government of Uzbekistan issued a “Decree on measures for the implementation of investment projects and the effective use of objects of Uzmetkombinat JSC”. In particular, the company intends to build a casting and rolling complex…

Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat launches production of ferroalloys

On August 29 the Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works launched a workshop for the production of ferroalloys. The launch ceremony was attended by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, employees of the enterprise, representatives of the government of Uzbekistan and foreign investors. The cost of the implemented project is $60 million, the workshop is equipped with up-to-date…

Uzbekistan: foreign company to manage two major metal works

The government of Uzbekistan has allowed SFi Management Group to manage two largest metal works – Uzmetkombinat and Almalyk Mining and Processing Works. The task of the company is to effectively carry out investment projects, increase the share of high added value products, optimize import expenses and decrease prime cost. The agreement between Almalyk and…