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Pikalevsky launches CEM I delivery in big bags

02 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Pikalevsky Cement Co , part of Mikhailovsky Combine of Building Materials, has launched the supply and delivery of CEM I 42.5N cement in 1t big bags. The bags have a soft moisture-proof packaging. The company has launched a closed cement calibration complex, according to Esmerk Russian News.

A new round of Russian consolidation

12 November 2021, Published under Cement News

The RUB161m acquisition of Eurocement's assets by the Mikhailovsky Combine of Building Materials ( Smikom group) in June 2021 has sent the Russian cement market into a new consolidation phase. Russian billionaire Lev Kvetnoy, who owns OOO Gazmetallproekt, the second-biggest Russian cement player, is now closing in on the acquisition of two former Inteko plants. The Trust Bank put the two cement plants up for open auction on 18 October 2021. Applications will be accepted up to 8 Decembe...

Akhangarancement sets record shipment figures in May

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Akhangarancement, part of Eurocement, shipped a record monthly shipment of more than 180,000t of cement in May 2020, up 10.6 per cent YoY. Gennady Kulikov, general director of Akhangarancement, praised the contribution of the clinker firing department, automotive workshop, cement shipping and packaging section, and the sales department in reaching the record level. "Despite the special mode of operation associated with the coronavirus pandemic, the enterprise team at all s...

Russian market expands 8% in 2019

11 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Russia increased eight per cent to 57.8Mt in 2019, according to the country’s cement association, Soyuzcement. Exports by Russian producers expanded by 9.6 per cent YoY to 1.1Mt in 2019 on the back of rising volumes to export markets, which include Azerbaijan, the Baltic states, Belarus and Kazakhstan. However, according to industry sources the unfavourable exchange rate of the rouble is affecting the competitiveness of Russian producers when exporting cement and may ...

Akhangarancement records 29% production increase in 7M19

03 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Akhangarancement has recorded a 29 per cent YoY increase in production for the first seven months of 2019, reaching 1.1Mt of cement. The company also shipped 34 per cent more products to customers. In July alone, 190,349t of cement was shipped, the company’s best result since 2013. The growth in production and shipping indicators was also felt in the quarry of the plant, which mined over 1Mt of limestone between January-July 2019.

Construction of Akhangarancement's new line is 90% complete

02 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction of the new line at Eurocement’s Akhangarancement facility in Uzbekistan is now over 90 per cent completed, according to Ma Mingliang, general director of Beijing Triumph International Engineering Co. Around half of the 2,700t of metal structures delivered to the site have already been installed. At the same time, 4000t of equipment have already been delivered to the construction site. "The scale of construction, completed in just one year, is impressive," said Mikhail Skorokh...

Eurocement provides update on Akhangarancement

07 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Russia's Eurocement group, has provided an update on the company’s Akhangarancement project to the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The plans will see a group of industrial projects developed in Akhangaran, Uzbekistan. "The result of the cluster will be a production complex with an annual capacity of 5Mt of cement, 144,000m 3 of ready-mixed concrete, 30,000m 3 of concrete products, as well as other products. The company will make a significant...

Eurocement modernises Katavskiy Cement grinding section

07 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Russia-based Eurocement has invested more than RUB180m (US$2.8m) in the modernisation of the grinding system at its Katavskiy Cement plant. The project saw input from several European equipment suppliers. Christian Pfeiffer delivered separators, while Aumund and Siemens were responsible for the plant’s elevators and automation systems, respectively. Vega delivered the internal milling equipment and grinding media. "The main goal of modernisation was to improve the quality characteristics ...

Ukraine picks up the pace

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ahead of the forthcoming UkrCemFor 2019 conference in Kiev next month, Pavlo Kachur, chairman of the Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine (Ukrcement), provides a timely update on the domestic cement sector’s priorities, progress and prospects. CRH-owned Mykolaiv Cement’s 1.3Mta works is one of the three cement plants owned by the Irish group in Ukraine ICR: How did the Ukrainian construction industry and domestic cement demand perform in 2018? Pavlo Kachur (PK): The st...

Eurocement’s Voronezh plant sees 5% rise in deliveries

05 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Eurocement’s 3.075Mta cement works in Voronezh has increased its cement production by three per cent YoY to 1.87Mt in 2018, according to a company press release. Deliveries rose by five per cent YoY to 1.881Mt in 2018. The plant broke its monthly shipment record twice in the year: in June it shipped 202,000t of cement, followed by 206,000t of delivered product in August.