MINSK, 25 November (BelTA) – All enterprises of Belarusian Cement Company will be involved in the production of building materials for the Northern Waterfront construction project, Director General of Belarusian Cement Company Aleksandr Dovgalo said, BelTA has learned.
Belarusian Cement Company and Riverside Development Holdings Limited from the UAE signed a cooperation agreement as part of the Northern Waterfront construction project. Under the terms of the agreement, Belarusian Cement Company will supply materials to build the Northern Waterfront multifunctional complex in Minsk.
“For us, Northern Waterfront is a promising project that will span two decades. We will involve all our enterprises into production of building materials for this project. Our holding company has 26 enterprises employing a total of 8,500 people. The core facilities of the holding company are cement plants in Kostyukovichi, Krichev and the urban village of Krasnoselsky. We produce cement, gas silicate blocks, bricks, lime, chalk, dry mixes, reinforced concrete products,” Aleksandr Dovgalo said.
According to him, the main advantages of Belarusian building materials include environmental friendliness, good geometry and, of course, quality.
“Our products are appreciated for their quality all over the world. We are working on new orders from Riverside Development Holdings Limited. Our assortment will include new products for this company. This is a long-term project, so we will have time to create new capacities to meet the needs of our consumers and customers,” the chief of Belarusian Cement Company said.
On 13 May 2021 Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 186 “On the implementation of an investment project in Minsk”. The document sets forth the terms of the construction of a ‘smart city' in Minsk. The project is estimated at €4 billion and will be running for 20 years. The Northern Waterfront experimental multifunctional complex will be built within the boundaries of the Minsk Ring Road, the Tsnyanskoye Water Reservoir and the Drozdy Water Reservoir. This will be a high-density neighborhood (93% of almost 1,000 hectares). The project envisages the construction of 6 million square meters of housing, the National Exhibition Center, the Institute of Artificial Intelligence, the Minsk Center for International Trade, schools, kindergartens, a public park and other facilities of social, engineering and transport infrastructure.