Automation: moving up a gear

Published 18 April 2018

The last decade has seen an unprecedented build-up of Russia’s cement capacity. Over 35Mta of capacity has been added with total output potential now standing at 105Mta. However, as demand fell to 55Mta in 2017, competition has increased and to gain the edge, BaselCement’s Serebryanskiy Cement automated its logistics to improve delivery times. By BaselCement, Russia.

BaselCement’s 1.8Mta Serebryanskiy Cement plant supplies cement to Russia’s key Moscow market

Located in the Ryazan region near Russia’s key Moscow cement market, BaselCement’s 1.8Mta Serebryanskiy Cement plant is a modern, dry-process cement works. Commissioned in 2013, today it has a market share of 11 per cent in the Moscow region. The works produces CEM I 42.5N as well as CEM II/A-I 42.5N cement in accordance with GOST 31108-2016. Last year it launched a new brand, CEM I 32.5B, in line with GOST 31108-2016.

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