Production of potassium sulfate


SEZ “Chemical Park “Taraz”, Southern Kazakhstan 

Sector: Industrial
Total cost: $ 268 mln
Chinese partner:

Hualu Engineering & Technology Co. Ltd.

China Tianchen Engineering Company

China Development Bank

Kazakhstani partner: United Chemical Company
Construction start: 2018
Putting into commission: TBD

Partners summary

Hualu Engineering & Technology Co. Ltd., wholly controlled by China National Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd., is an international engineering company that specializes in the fields of petrochemicals, natural gas based chemicals, coal based chemicals, materials & energy and infrastructure and has completed over 1,200 large and medium-sized projects including nearly 60 EPC undertakings, covering more than 200 different products involving  more than 120 new processes and technologies.

China Tianchen Engineering Company, founded in 1953, is one of the leading international engineering corporations in the world. It provides engineering consultations, design, procurement, construction management and commission supervision, etc. It accomplished thousands of projects within and outside of China, throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, America and Antarctica, over thirty countries and areas in total. There have been hundreds of projects of engineering design, turnkey contract and technology, which were awarded prizes from the state, provinces and the ministries respectively.

United Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Samruk-Kazyna JSC, was established in 2009 to develop and implement investment projects in the chemical industry in Kazakhstan.

Description of the project

United Chemical Company jointly with Chinese Hualu Engineering and Tianchen Engineering are implementing an investment project in SEZ “Chemical Park “Taraz” - production of potassium sulfate. [1] The plant’s capacity is 600 thousand tonnes per year. [2]