Quality Products to Be Exported
In the National Press Center, Uzq uri li sh material lari Joint Stock Company has discussed issues of increasing the effectiveness of measures aimed at expanding production of building materials from local raw materials at a press conference.
The country produces all types of building materials. Among them are cement, building glass, ceramic tiles, dry mixes, slate, gypsum, wall materials and much more. In addition, this year, under the localization program, 10 projects were implemented for 63.7 billion soums.
«The focus of our constant attention is the expansion of the range of import substituting and export-oriented products through the introduction of energyefficient and efficient technologies,» said Sherzod Hushnazarov, chief engineer of the Ohangaronshifer enterprise. “Chopping rocks, made a red slate. Currently, thousands of pieces of such products are tested for resistance to sun and cold. From the Angren sand we make semi-finished clay and supply potters. It is used for the repair and restoration of historical monuments.”
The cement industry is also being modernized. Currently, 14 cement plants operate in our country. Joint Stock Company Kizilkumcement is one of the leading enterprises of the industry. About 3.5 million tons of cement is produced annually. In addition, Ohangaroncement, Kuvasoycement and Bekobodcement produce about 4 million tons of goods.
«We launched production of such a new type as portland cement,» says Zayniddin Kurbonov, head of quality department at Kizilkumcement. “Round kilns have been modernized, and the quality of products has been improving. In the process of localization, dry construction mixtures, slabs, reinforced concrete structures and trays began to be produced.”
«Before, quartz sand was bought from abroad,» said Saidjon Ganiev, chief technologist of Quartz JSC. “Within the project of localization, starting from 2016, this raw material is brought from Navoi region. Starting this year, the project on the production of import substituting glass of various thickness es for the automotive and construction industries was launched. A new line, capable of producing 400 tons of glass per day, will start operating at full capacity from next year.”
At the press conference participants were informed that this year the number of exporting enterprises increased from 42 to 50, the assortment of export products - from 40 to 45, measures are being taken to establish dealer networks and trading houses in a number of foreign countries.