Lafarge has stated intention to build a 1.2-1.8Mt cement plant in the Rostov region of Russia. September 30 at an economic forum in Sochi, governor Vladimir Chub and director general of company Lafarge CIS George Morizot signed a cooperation agreement between the region’s administration and Lafarge within the new project. The new plant’s capacity will be enough to satisfy demand of Rostov region in cement, deficit of which is felt on market today.
The French businessmen plan to establish the new facility in Tatsinskiy or Millerovskiy district. Cement production will be held here by progressive and ecological dry method allowing decrease prime-cost of commodity by ?? 30-35 per cent. Lafarge’s project also presumes the possibility to use coal resources of East Donbass and ash rejects of Novocherkasskaya Hydro Power Plant in production.