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Belarus set to increase cement exports to Russia

27 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Belarus is set to increase cement exports to Russia by 0.5Mt this year, according to Belarusian Archictecture and Constructions Minister Anatoly Chernyl. In line with an agreement with the Eurocement Group of Russia, exports will rise by 0.5Mt in 2014, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency quoted the official as saying. Belarus has guaranteed the delivery of 1.5Mt of cement to Eurocement in 2014 and with another 0.5Mt available to the market, exports to Russia from Belaruse could potentially inc...

Eurocement eyes Belarus cement investment

06 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The Eurocement Group of Russia is ready to invest US$70-80m to upgrade cement production facilities in Belarus, Minister of Architecture and Construction, Anatoly Chernyi, told a press conference. "Eurocement Group suggested helping us to switch the cement production plants from the wet-process of cement production to the dry-process,” the minister said. Further negotiations will be held between the participants of the project to upgrade the facilities until 2017 with the use of the Russia...

Armenian exports rise in first six months of 2013

16 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Armenian cement exports have increased over the first six months of the year despite a drop in domestic output. Data from the National Statistics Service reported by ArmInfo that over the January-June 2013 period, cement production declined 3.2 per cent to 180,000t from 186,300t in the same period of the year before, while exports rose 64 per cent from 56,000t in 1H12 to 92,000t in the first half of this year. While the Armenian construction market continues to feel the effects of the ...

Belarusian Cement Corporation gets go-ahead

19 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has approved a plan for the creation of the holding Belarusian Cement Corporation. The new holding company is expected to comprise three cement plants: Belarusian Cement, Krasnoselskstroimaterialy and Krichevtsementnoshifer as well as a transport and logistics company. Work on establishing the holding company is expected to be complete in 2014. The government expects to attract a strategic investor the following year. This move should to help r...

Belarus cement plant modernisation costly exercise

12 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Belarus is ruing its decision to modernise its three cement plants with Chinese technology. The country’s cooperation with China over the new dry-process lines at local cement plants attracted a soft loan from China's Eximbank of US$530m, just under half of the US$1134m total project cost. The plan envisaged the installation of three new 1.8Mta kiln lines, which would increase domestic cement production from 4.6Mt (2011) to 10Mta by 2014. The launch dates for the production lines were...

Belarus Krichev cement plant operational by November 2012

05 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Krichev, Belarus, will get a new dry-process cement plant in November 2012. Construction on the 1.8Mta works is currently underway, said Leonid Skotsky, director of Krichevtsementnoshifer. The project is being implemented jointly with CITIC Construction and is funded by the China EXIM Bank.  The new plant will be part of an ongoing drive to upgrade the Belarus cement industry.  At the end of April, Krasnoselsktroymaterialy commissioned a  new 1.8Mta production line and Belarusian Cemen...