A new beet sugar factory in Tashkent will commence soon following discussions between the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Belgium Dilyor Khakimov and the De Smet SA Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) CEO Marc de Akoz, according to local press reports.
There is no clarity as to when or whether the planned new beet sugar factory in Merida through massive investment by the Al Khaleej Sugar group will go ahead, according to local press reports.
Belgium – Proposed new beet sugar plant gets €7.6 million from the Walloon government [Full subscriber]
The sponsors of a new beet sugar factory in the industrial zone of Feluy (Seneffe commune) received a boost of €7.6 million from the Walloon government.
Construction of a new beet sugar plant in the in the Tashkent region will commence in the near future, according to local press reports.
ED&F Man’s beet sugar factory Zaselsky will not be operational for the next two years as the drop in global sugar price has made it uncompetitive, according to local press reports.
The Dubai-based Al Ghurair Group has agreed to invest US$333 million into a new beet sugar factory and supporting sugar beet farming operation in the Minya province, Egypt.
Proposed new beet sugar factory in Yorkshire seems increasingly unlikely following the breakdown in talks between the investor Al-Khaleej International and North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC).
The Pfeifer & Langen-owned “Diamant” sugar factory in Oradea, one of the largest in the country, will close this spring, as it has not been profitable, according to local press reports.
Spain – Al-Khaleej’s new beet sugar factory passes the environmental impact hurdle [Full subscriber]
Environmental impact study for the planned new beet sugar factory in the Expación Mérida industrial estate was given the green light by the local authority in early December, according to local press reports. This is pending the factory owners address 70 recommendations before final approval.
The municipality of Extremadura received in May planning permission to build a new beet sugar factory in the industrial park Expacio Mérida ((Badajoz). A range of supporting documents has been submitted to the Environment and Rural division which includes both the application for the new build and environmental impact study.