Major cement plant was put into operation in the Yovon district of Khatlon region today, August 24, with the participation of the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon, who came this morning by train on the new railroad Dushanbe-Kurgan-Tyube-Kulyab to Yovon. As reports a press-service of the President of RT, a joint opened Tajik-Chinese enterprise "Chungtsay Mohir cement" plant is the second power factory in Tajikistan, which products cement. The design capacity of the plant is 1.2 million tons of cement per year.
DUSHANBE, August 17, 2016, Asia-Plus - The fact that Russia's state-controlled gas company Gazprom has given up the licenses for exploration and development of the Sariqamish and Western Shohambari gas fields does not mean that the company is phasing out its operations in the country, Igor Shatalov, the head of the Gazprom International office in Tajikistan, told
DUSHANBE, August 16, 2016, Asia-Plus -- Russia's state-controlled gas company Gazprom announced in its quarterly report that it has given up licenses for exploration and development of the Sariqamish and Western Shohambari gas fields in Tajikistan. The report, in particular, notes that the central commission for mineral development and license movement management has decided to give up the licenses in connection with inexpediency with further exploration of the mentioned fields.
DUSHANBE, August 12, 2016, Asia-Plus – A high-level conference on the Nurek HPP modernization project took place in Dushanbe on August 12. The conference reportedly focused on issues related to coordination of activities of partners on attraction of investments for modernization of the Nurek hydroelectric power plant (HPP).
DUSHANBE, August 8, 2016, Asia-Plus -- Over the first seven months of this year, Tajikistan has produced more than 600,000 tons of coal, which was 210,000 tons more than in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Energy and New Technologies (MoINT). An official source at a MoINT says Tajikistan is currently producing up to 8,000 tons of coal per day. Last year, Tajikistan reportedly produced more than one million tons of coal, which was 130,000 tons more than in 2014.
DUSHANBE, August 8, 2016, Asia-Plus – Chinese company is expected to participate in implementation of the energy development projects in Tajikistan. The Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute (EPPEI) of China Energy Engineering Corporation and Tajikistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Dushanbe on August 6.
Large oil refinery expected to be introduced into operation in Danghara next month DUSHANBE, August 8, 2016, Asia-Plus – A large oil refinery is expected to be introduced into operation in Khatlon’s Danghara district in September this year. China’s Dong Ying Heli Investment and Development Co. Ltd has been constructing the oil refinery in the Danghara Free Economic Zone (FEZ Danghara). The investor has reportedly purchased German, Italian, and Chinese equipment worth 25 million U.S. dollars for the Danghara oil refinery.
DUSHANBE, August 5, 2016, Asia-Plus – Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) Sangtudinskaya GES-1, which operates the Sangtuda-1 hydroelectric power plant (HPP), says it did not sign Barqi Tojik’s debt repayment schedule. The Sangtudinskaya GES-1 press service reports the Sanguda-1 HPP has supplied 249 million somoni worth of 1.2 billion kWh of electricity to Barqi Tojik over the first seven months of this year.
DUSHANBE, August 4, 2016, Asia-Plus -- Tajikistan is seeking investors for resumption of operations at the debt-ridden and loss-making fertilizer plant, which is located in the southern province of Khatlon
DUSHANBE, August 3, 2016, Asia-Plus -- Tajik marketing managers, fashion designers, fashion entrepreneurs, and clothing companies’ representatives are participating in a two-day training on modern fashion marketing and its role for the industry companies that kicked off in Khujand today. The training is programmed and held by well-known Russian company Fashion Consulting Group and is organized under the International Trade Center (ITC)’s project funded by the Government of Switzerland within its Trade Cooperation Program (TCP) in Tajikistan.