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Belarusian cement plants quadruple peat consumption in 2015-21

25 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Belarusian cement plants increased the consumption of peat fuel by 4.36 times to 362,000t between 2015-21, according to Valery Kovalyov, vice CEO of Beltopgaz. “Peat fuel consumption by cement plants increased from 83,000t in 2015 to 362,000t in 2021,” Mr Kovalyov said in an interview with Beltopgaz’ corporate journal. Cement plants account for 44 per cent of total peat fuel sales and have been actively substituting imported natural gas with locally-available peat products.

Belarusian commodity exchange sees 64% rise in cement exports

30 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) saw a 64 per cent YoY increase in cement export transactions in January-December 2021 to US$15.2m, according to the exchange’s press service. Two transactions were carried out on 28 December to supply 6000t and 39,000t of Belarusian Portland cement with a total value of US$2.7m to Poland. In 2021, 74 per cent of the country’s cement exports were sold through BUCE to the Russian Federation, with 10-12 Russian companies regularly participa...

Belarus cement exports up 54% in 7M21

16 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement exports from Belarus increased by 53.7 per cent YoY in the January-July 2021 period, according to Belarusian Cement Co. Total cement shipments increased 110 per cent and total sales surpassed BYN14.1m (US$5.7m), reflecting a profit margin of 8.9 per cent. The company’s cement production advanced by 4.6 per cent, while its lime and chalk output were up by 7.9 and 9.5 per cent, respectively.

Belarusian Cement Plant reports 7% production increase

07 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Plant has reported a 7.3 per cent YoY rise in production to 710,000t of cement in the first five months of 2021. The volume of production in actual prices rose 14.2 per cent to BYN115.9m (US$45.39m) during the period. The company reported BYN7m in sales profit in January-May 2021, with half of this amount made in May alone.

Belarusian Cement BUCE’s No 2 exporter in 1Q21

22 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Co was named the second-largest exporter on the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange in the first quarter of 2021, according to BUCE spokesperson Roman Yaniv. While timber products accounted for two-thirds of exports, cement exports nearly increased five-fold to US$10.2m in the 1Q21. “Such a surge was possible thanks to Belarusian Cement Company’s interest in concluding long-term contracts to supply products in the course of a year. If the company continues to apply th...

Ukrainian court dismisses claim to cancel anti-dumping duties

14 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s District Administrative Court of Kyiv has reportedly dismissed the claim of the managing company of Belarusian Cement Co and its local importers regarding the cancellation of anti-dumping duties on cement imports into Ukraine, established by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade in May 2019. The news was reported by the Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, which represents the interests of third parties in the case. "The court recognised the need to protect the violated...

Belarus produces 2.3Mt of cement in 1H20

28 August 2020, Published under Cement News

In January-June 2020 Belarus manufactured nearly 2.3Mt of cement, 102.3 per cent up on 1H19. In the same period, the cement industry enterprises made nearly BYN400m (US$150m) worth of industrial products, 12.4 per cent up from 1H19.
 The Belarusian Cement Co made 851,900t of cement in 1H20, a rise of 104.1 per cent compared to 1H19. The company increased sales by 10.3 per cent to BYN453.3m (US$169.7m) compared to 1H19. 
 Meanwhile, Krichevtsementnoshifer manufactured 720,000t of cement, 1...

Belarusian Cement Co sees sales rise 105% in 5M20

06 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Co produced 1.835Mt of cement in the January-May 2020 period, an increase of 104.7 per cent YoY. Total domestic sales also advanced 112.1 per cent YoY. Belarusian Cement Mill dispatched 656,600t of cement (up 3.6 per cent YoY), including 407,800t of domestic sales (up 13.8 per cent). OAO Krasnoselskstroymaterialy reportedly sold 568,300t of cement in the 5M20, climbing 110.2 per cent. OAO Krichevtsementnoshifer also saw sales rise 109.6 per cent YoY to 465,000t. Through t...

Belarusian Cement receives ASB loan

17 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Belarus cement producer Belarusian Cement Co has received a BYN361,400 (US$153,607) loan from ASB Belarus. The loan will fund a new production line that is able to use refuse-derived fuel (RDF) as well as needed repairs at its Krasnoselstroymaterialy plant, reports Journal Cement. The cement works, which has a capacity of 1.6Mta, is currently carrying out repairs and a modernisation project that includes the replacement of the kiln lining and conveyor belts. In addition to supplying its d...

Belarusian Cement Co plans to increase exports to Poland

28 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Co (BCC) opened a representative office in Poland earlier this year in anticipation of higher exports to central Europe. "Our company opened a representative office in Poland early this year due to increased demand for Belarusian cement in eastern and central Europe in 2019. This move has improved supply logistics. European, Polish, German and other partners have an opportunity now to conclude supply contracts directly with the company," the cement producer noted. BCC...