Production of ceramic brick from tripoli powder will be started in Khotimsk district in 2010, - Valery Pivovarov, director of “Khotimsky Kirpich” Ltd, told.
About $1 mln will be invested into the project in accordance with the State Programme of Development of small towns and townships; 40% of them will be invested by Belarusian businessmen, and 60% will be credited by banks.
Production line will be bought and installed near tripoli deposit in Khotimsk district; equipment need is to be produced by Mogilev plant “Strommashina”. At the beginning manufacturing capacity is to be about 2 mln tons of facing brick per year, but later capacity will increase. In future the plant also plans to start production of heat-insulating materials of low conductivity.