Following the state program signed by President Ilham Aliyev on the development of social and economic welfare of the regions, the Gazakh cement Plant plans to increase its production capacity.
The Gazakh Cement Plant had a tender with participation of famous European companies, the winner of which was published by the Turkish company Dal Teknik Makina (A Company of Dal Engineering Group). The aim of the tender was to increase the capacity of the plant from 1 million tons of cement to 1.4 million tons of cement per year. A contract was signed with the company Dal Teknik Makina in may 2019.
Dal Teknik Makina holds a leading position in the cement industry in the design, supply and installation of technological equipment, as well as the optimization of production processes. This company has a lot of successfully implemented similar projects in different countries of the world in its portfolio. Work to increase the productivity of the cement Plant Gases has already begun and the completion of the project is scheduled for early 2020. Thus, in April 2019, the plant installed new European equipment ( cooling system ) to create opportunities for increasing production capacity.
Gazakh Cement Plant is one of the major manufacturers of construction materials in Azerbaijan, which includes the production of clinker and cement in the Western region of the country, the production of crushed stone and sand in the Northern and Central parts of Azerbaijan, as well as the production of concrete throughout the country. The cement division of the plant produces and supplies clinker and cement products to its customers in Azerbaijan 24 hours a day.
Currently, the Gazakh Cement Plant employs more than 620 employees with an average monthly salary of 800 manats.
The plant pays great attention to its employees, especially those engaged in production processes, providing round-the-clock transportation of employees from place of work to place of residence. All employees of the plant are provided with free reusable food.
Gazakh cement Plant annually invests in social programs to improve the social conditions of people living in the Western region of the country. One of the priorities of the social program of the plant is to invest in the younger generation. For example, the allocation of funds for scholarships for students who have scored high passing points in technical specialties in universities in all years of study. In addition, the Plant simultaneously initiates the creation of opportunities and jobs for the future of these students. At the same time, the plant pays attention to summer training programs, where young students can practice during the summer holidays in the production and administrative spheres and processes. In particular, it is necessary to highlight the recent initiative and contribution of the plant Management to the training and future employment of young people from nearby border villages with secondary education, as well as recently returned from military service.
In addition, the staff of the plant employs many foreigners who have made their professional career in various countries and currently play an important and significant role in the transfer of their knowledge and skills to the younger generation.
Given the important role of social programs in the strategic vision of the Gazakh Cement Plant, investments in the project to increase production capacity will open up even greater opportunities and prospects for the improvement and development of both the region and the local population as a whole.