Lipetskcement output increases 27.9%, Russia

Lipetskcement output increases 27.9%, Russia
Published: 30 October 2013


Russia-based Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group Holding, produced a total of 1.33Mt of cement, an increase of 27.9 per cent (247,350t) compared to the the first three quarters of 2012.

In September 2013 alone, the company produced 122,410t of cement, a rise of 46 per cent compared to the same period of last year.

During the nine-month reporting period, Lipetskcement shipments reached 1.145Mt, a rise of 27.4 per cent YoY. A total of 753,281t of cement was by delivered by rail, up 44 per cent YoY while self-delivery rose by 44 per cent to 392,142t.

Production of its high-grade TSEM I 42.5N cement, which accounts for 50 per cent of the company’s total cement output, increased by 68 per cent in September. Meanwhile, in the first nine months of the year Lipetskcement produced 524,465t of this cement type, more than double the 249,990t produced in the comparative period of 2012.

Bagged cement output rose by 20.7 per cent. In the first three quarters of 2013, it produced 164,231t of bagged cement, or 28,203t more than in the respective period last year. The company offers a wide range of bagged cement in 25kg, 50kg three-layered paper bags, 50g pallets or 25kg bags in stretch film.