Buzzi Unicem finalises Uralcement acquisition

Buzzi Unicem finalises Uralcement acquisition
Published: 02 December 2014


Buzzi Unicem, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dyckerhoff GmbH, has completed the acquisition of a 100 per cent interest in Uralcement, Russia, from Lafarge.

Uralcement is located near the town of Korkino, about 40km south of Chelyabinks. The wet-process plant has a capacity of 1.1Mta.

The acquisition lifts Buzzi Unicem's production capacity in Russia to approximately 4.5Mta.