Bukhtarma Cement Plant
Bukhtarma Cement Company is a leading enterprise of cement industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The plant is located in the Eastern Kazakhstan, near Ust-kamenogorsk city. Production capacity is 1,5 mlm tones fo cement per year. Ust-Kamenogorsk cement produced by Bukhtarma Cement Company is well kown for builders in all regions of Kazakhstan and has a reputation of the highest quality cement in the country.
In 2005 Bukhtarma Cement Company became a member of the international HeidelbergCement Group. Tradition of high quality cement from Bukhtarma successfully merged with modern European standards of the nternational company. HeidelbergCement has invested more than 160 mln Euro in the modernization of the Bukhtarma plant , introducing European standards of production and carrying out environmental programs.
Since 2009 at the Bukhtarma plant firstly in Kazakhstan bag filters manufactured by the leading international company in the field of industrial filtration Redecam Group S.r.l (Italy) were installed on all cement mills, cement silos and rotary kilns. Installation of bag filters significantly reduce the level emissions into the atmosphere. Every year, HeidelbergCement is investing 500-600 mln Kazakh Tenge only on environmental measures, thereby not only producing cement, but also giving special importance to environmental protection.
In adddition to evironmental measures and modernization HeidelbergCement invets in improving working conditions, in health aand safety, introducing international standards also in this field.