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Garadagh Expansion



Project number:


Business sector:

Manufacturing and Services

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

19 Nov 2008



Approval date:

06 May 2009

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The Bank has equity investments in Garadagh Cement O.J.S.C. (the Company), together with Holcim the international cement group.

In line with existing environmental and social action plans, as agreed with the Bank, the Company plans to decommission the existing wet kilns and replace them with state-of-the-art dry cement technology. The Project will include the construction of a new state-of-the-art dry kiln (number 6), which will replace the wet lines.

The new plant has been designed to meet Azeri and European Union Environmental Standards.

The Bank will consider providing additional financing for the new kiln number 6.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Azeri ESIA non-technical summary (861KB - PDF)
Azeri Public Disclosure and Consultation Plan (PCDP) (439KB - PDF)

English ESIA non-technical summary (826KB - PDF)
English Public Disclosure and Consultation Plan (PCDP) (232KB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


"Garadagh Cement" OJSC
Sahil Settlement, Salyan Highway,Baku AZ -1083, Azerbaijan.
Contact : Mr. Nariman MantashevQAOHSSE Manager . Tel : (994 12) 441 88 88 Ext.5-91


Mrs Elmira Aliyeva 012 446 16 14 and Mr Etibar Imanov 050 465 75 62, 012 446 18 00 – Sahil settlement

Mr Huseyn Babayev 012 446 78 00, 050 362 14 60 – Umid settlement


EBRD Resident Office in Baku;. Landmark I, 4th Floor 96 Nizami Street; 370010 Baku
Phone +994 12 497 1014
Fax: +994 12 497 1019
Head of Office: Francis Delaey


A full copy can be downloaded from:


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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