WITH YILDIRIM HOLDING'S GIANT INVESTMENT, KAZAKHSTAN ACHIEVES ITS 20-YEAR-OLD DREAMNews / Recent News / Detail January 28, 2022
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Soda Ash factory planned to be established by Yıldırım Holding Soda Ash and Derivatives Group was held in Jambyl, Kazakhstan, with high-level participation.The ceremony was attended by Kazakhstan Industry and Infrastructure Development Minister Beibut Atamkulov, Yıldırım Group of Companies Chief Executive Officer Yüksel Yıldırım, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Ankara Abzal Saparbekuly, Zhambyl Province Governor Berdibek Saparbayev and Yıldırım Holding Soda Ash and Derivatives Group CEO İsmail Ceylan, as well as Many guests and members of the press attended.
With this huge investment of 400 million dollars, which is planned to start in 2024, Kazakhstan's 20-year dream will also come true. With the Soda Ash investment, Kazakhstan's position as a soda importer will be able to transition into the region's leading soda exporter position. The company aims to turn the region into a chemical production base with its other chemical investments in addition to Soda Ash.
The factory, which will be put into operation with a capacity of 500,000 tons/year in its first phase, will also be the first and only Soda Ash production facility in the world with zero waste technology, and will provide employment for 1,500 people during the establishment phase and 300 people after commissioning.