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Holcim’s Russian assets raided

29 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has reported a raiding attempt on its Russian assets, according to Kommersant daily and RIA Novosti. Unidentified people have filed documents with the Federal Tax Service to change the structure of the legal entities owned by Holcim. In March, Holcim announced it would leave the Russian market following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Now, following the decision of the Leninsky district court of the Chechen capital Grozny, the benefactors of its Russian divisions have reportedly cha...

Nevyansky raises production by 18% in 1H22

25 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Nevyanski Tsementnik , owned by Russia-based Mikhailovsky Combine of Building Materials , produced 436,000t of cement in the first half of 2022, up 18 per cent YoY. CEM I 42.5N accounted for over 90 per cent of this total. Customers received more than 437,000t, representing an increase of 17 per cent YoY. Product was delivered by rail and road. The higher output was attributed partly to new equipment installed in the plant, where renovation is expected to continue. This autumn the facto...

Limak Cement Group has carbon footprint report independently verified

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Limak Cement Group ’s Anka plant broke new ground in the Turkish cement industry and became the first cement factory with a verified carbon footprint report.   The cement factory in Anka , Turkey, has been awarded a certificate as the first cement factory whose 14064-1:2018 carbon footprint report has been verified by Emicert and QSI, which are accredited in the cement industry.

Aumund Fördertechnik wins Bursa Çimento order

19 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Bursa Çimento Fabrikasi AS is upgrading its entire cement plant to reduce CO₂ emissions and energy consumption to a minimum. The Turkish company has ordered 26 machines from Aumund Fördertechnik in Rheinberg, Germany, for this modernisation. The equipment will be supplied in January 2023.   Aumund will supply of six belt bucket elevators, four chain bucket elevators, seven pan conveyors, three arched plate conveyors, three spillage conveyors and three drag chain conveyors. The machin...

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...

Kant Cement opens new limestone deposit

14 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Kant Cement Plant JSC ( United Cement Group ) has started the development of a new limestone deposit at the Agalatas quarry, Kyrgyz Republic. The “Severnaya Gryada” deposit will be able to provide the plant with raw materials, such as limestone with a higher calcium content, in the long term to reduce the consumption of crushed stone and subsequently minimise dust emissions into the air.  Kant Cement plant has been successfully using fly ash as an additive in cement grinding for more th...

Steppe Cement sees turnover improve 18% YoY in the 1H22

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement sold 837,063t of cement in the first half of 2022, compared to 840,661t in the same period a year earlier. While volumes remained stable, turnover over the same period improved by 18 per cent from KZT16,657m (US$35.1m) to KZT19,579m. The average price of delivered cement over the 1H22 was KZT23,391/t, up from KZT19,814/t in the 1H21. The average ex-factory price came in at KZT20,485/t in the opening half of 2022, versus KZT16,571/t in the first half of 2021. Steppe Cement cu...

Bilim Makina AS orders machinery for Aumund for new kiln line

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Turkish plant construction machinery manufacturer Bilim Makina AS has ordered various machines and silo discharge gates from Aumund Fördertechnik for a 1Mta new kiln line at Baherden Cement in Ahal province, Turkmenistan. The Aumund supply package comprises three belt bucket elevators, three bucket elevators with central chain, and a double chain bucket elevator. The conveying capacities are 300, 450 and 1030tph. In addition, two pan conveyors, each with a capacity of 200tph, and 11 sil...

Kaliningrad construction sector suffers from cement sanctions

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The restrictions of Russian cement and metals transit to the Kaliningrad region is having an impact on construction in the Russian province. Anton Alikhanov, governor of the Kaliningrad region, said the the transit of building materials such as cement is   the most critical for the regional economy. "Cement. This is the most challenging for us at the moment. Metals as well. We started experiencing interruptions of cement supplies as early as in spring, because Europeans initiated sanctio...

Dal Machinery & Design deliver Holcim Azerbaijan order

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Dal Machinery & Design (Dal Engineering Group) was awarded   an order for the replacement of an existing cement mill and drive set at Holcim Azerbaijan. The ball mill  was manufactured with a diameter of 2.6m and a length of 13m. Dal Machinery & Design delivered the equipment in June 2022. A crane hoist the mill for truck loading Dal Machinery's ball mill exits its factory warehouse