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Belarus Cement Group to ship 67,000t to Russia

29 May 2024, Published under Cement News

The Belarus Cement Group plans to ship 67,000t of cement to Russia in May using its own train, according to the Ministry of Architecture and Construction of Belarus. “This month, the BCG has launched a fixed-route train of its own hopper wagons to deliver cement to Russia. The first train was dispatched from the Belarusian Cement Plant (Kostyukovichi, Mogilev Oblast) to Moscow Oblast,” the report says. According to the Ministry of Architecture and Construction, the BCG train has alread...

Belarusian cement plants post losses

16 April 2024, Published under Cement News

In 2023 OAO Krichevcementnoshifer reported a loss of BYN120.65m (US$36.9m), a fourfold YoY increase despite a 9.3 per cent YoY revenue increase, according to Charter 97. OAO Krasnoselskstroymaterialy doubled its loss to BYN55.1m in 2023 when compared with 2022 while its revenue saw a 5.6 per cent YoY uptick. The OJSC Belarussian Cement Plant reduced its net loss by 16 per cent to BYN34.36m in 2023 while its revenue declined by 2.9 per cent over the same period. The Belarusian ce...

Belarus to increase peat shipments for cement mill operations

28 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Peat industry enterprises intend to increase shipments of peat fuel to Belarusian cement mills by 20 per cent in 2023, the Energy Ministry told BelTA. The volumes of deliveries of peat briquettes and dried milled peat in 2023 were agreed as a result of a working conference at premises of the Belarusian fuel and gasification industrial group Beltopgaz.  Plans were made to increase peat fuel shipments to Belarusian cement mills by 20 per cent to 435,000t in 2023. Cement industry enterprises...

Cement imports from Belarus threaten Russian production

18 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Rising imports from Belarus may hit cement production in Russia, according to the real estate office of the RIA Novosti agency. Cement imports from Belarus have increased by 61 per cent YoY in September-October 2022 to 434,000t. By the end of 2022, total cement imports to Russia are forecast to reach 2.2Mt, of which 1.5Mt will originate from Belarus. Eurocement believes that imports from Belarus could rise to 2.5Mt in 2023, taking total cement imports to Russia to more than 5Mta.  “As a r...

Krichevtsementnoshifer to obtain voluntary environmental declaration

15 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Part of the Belarusian Cement Co Group, Krichevtsementnoshifer ’s plant in the Mogilev region of Belarus plans to obtain a voluntary environmental declaration, said the company’s press service. “At the moment EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) is being registered in the international system, with a unique registration number assigned. We are talking about two brands of cement produced by the enterprise - CEM I 42.5 N and CEM I 42.5 R,” Denis Kozhevnikov, head of Krichevtsementnoshife...

Belarusian commodity exchange to sell 1.5Mt in 2022

28 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) expects the sell around 1.5Mt of cement in 2022. In 2022 up to 50 per cent of the total volume of cement by the Belarusian Cement Co to the domestic market, or 1.5Mt, will be put up for auctions. In the first stage, buyers will include any companies, except for those engaged in the construction of facilities financed from the national budget and the funds equivalent to it. Market participants are offered one-time or long-term ones excha...

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.