Kazan Soda Elektrik Uretim A.S. is a company owned by CINER Group, one of the leading companies in mining, energy and media sectors in Turkey. Kazan Soda Elektrik will become the largest natural heavy trona and sodium bicarbonate producer in Europe.
Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., which is located in the north-west of Ankara and built by Ciner Group with a 1.5 billion dollar investment, was officially opened on Monday, January 15, 2018. Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. is producing trona, which is the tenth most traded chemical in the world with a trade volume of 15 billion dollars.
Kazan Soda will reach 2,200 employments in total with the investment in the trona facility with a 2.7 million tonnes of production capacity. Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., owning the world’s largest scale solution mining, trona production facility, the biggest cogeneration plants of Turkey with its 380 MWe and 400 tons of steam production will export the entire production. Kazan Soda Production Plan, which will meet 14 percent of the total natural trona needs of the world will make a great contribution to close the current account deficit of Turkey with its domestic and national production.
Heavy Trona (Sodium Carbonate) and Sodium Bicarbonate used in the production of many products from glass to baking powder will be exported to many regions of the world, in particular the member states of the European Union, and substantial export revenues will be provided to the country’s economy.
Kazan Soda production started.
Kazan Soda Üretim A.Ş. 271 MW Temporary Acceptance of Gas Turbine was approved on August 18, 2017 and commercial production at the facility began on August 19, 2017. The facility was commissioned in August, 2017. By the end of 2017, the plant will run in full capacity.
In 2013, the financial and contractual work of the project was started. In November 2014, the turnkey contract for the construction of process plant, mining plant, and cogeneration power plant was signed.
Kazan Soda established.
In 2011, the project work was started and a pilot plant was established. In the second half of 2011, Dense Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate) was started to be produced at the pilot plant.
Various geological, hydro geological, sociological, and environmental studies were carried out, and the amount of resources / reserves was determined until 2010. RioTur Mining was taken over by Ciner Group on December 30, 2010.