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Eurocement Group to invest in Kaliningrad plant

26 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement Group is reported to be considering investment in the construction of a new plant in the Danor industrial park, in the Guruyevsky district of the country’s Kaliningrad exclave, according to the Government of the Kaliningrad region. The new cement works is expected to reduce the region’s dependence on cement trucked in from other parts of Russia while making a positive contribution to the development of Kaliningrad’s industry. "This large-scale project is in line w...

Eurocement holds tender applications for 2.4Mta plant in Uzbekistan

21 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group is currently holding a tender for a general contractor to build a new cement plant in the Angren Free Economic Zone in Uzbekistan, the Jahon information agency reports. The project plans the construction of a new dry-process plant with a capacity of 6200tpd of clinker or 2.4Mta of cement. It will save 35-45 per cent on the plant's natural gas usage and the plans are to start production by the end of 2018. The project is under the special control of the Uzbek government...

Russia: market volume down in St Petersburg and Leningrad

13 December 2016, Published under Cement News

For 2016 cement demand in St Petersburg and Leningrad totalled 3.7Mt, falling short of the 4.3Mt estimated for the year in 2015. The main players in these markets are Eurocement Group, with a 58 per cent share, Cesla (18 per cent), Pikalevskaya Soda (14 per cent) and companies of the Eurocement Group in Belarus (six per cent).

Russia: Kavkazcement upgrades packing and shipment facility

02 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group has started operation of a cement palletisation and shipment facility at Kavkazcement in Karachay-Cherkessia, northern Caucasus. A new automated bulk cement shipment system and enhanced dust control system will help speed up the shipment of products more than five-fold, improve customer services and working conditions at the plant.

Russia: demand set to fall by up to 12% in 2016

30 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Demand for cement in Russia may drop 10-12 per cent in 2016, according to a representative of Moscow-based Eurocement Group. "As concerns the cement demand forecast in Russia, we assume that the decline may remain in the same range as in 2015: in the vicinity of 10-12 per cent for 2016," the representative told the Interfax news agency. "Eurocement Group plans to sell about 20Mt of cement in Russia and approximately 3.5Mt on other markets, in Uzbekistan and Ukraine," the representative...

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

29 June 2016, Published under Cement News

China National Building Materials (CNBM) plans to become a shareholder in Eurocement Group, Russia’s leading producer of construction materials. The deal, which was signed in China on 25 June, is believed to be worth US$5bn. According to local press reports, the input of funds is destined for modernising Eurocement’s existing plants along with the construction of new dry-process production lines. Eurocement currently operates 19 cement plants across Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan with a c...

Russia: CNBM to buy shares in Eurocement

27 June 2016, Published under Cement News

China National Building Materials Group Corporation (CNBM) plans to become a shareholder of Russian cement producer Eurocement Group, the latter company said in a statement Monday. The companies signed an agreement on cooperation in production of construction materials. “The Chinese corporation plans to enter the shareholder equity of Eurocement Group in order to implement the investment projects we have announced,” the Russian company said. The companies agreed to upgrade Eurocement’s ...

Russia: Eurocement expects further fall in cement demand

26 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Russia will slump by 8-10 per cent in 2016 after falling 12 per cent in 2015, the owner of leading Russian cement producer Eurocement Group, Filaret Galchev, said in an interview on TV channel Rossiya 24. Eurocement controls about a third of the Russian cement market, and will sell about 20Mt of cement in Russia and about 3.5Mt in other regions such as Uzbekistan and Ukraine in 2016, Mr Galchev said. Average production costs at the group, which will maximise the use o...

Ahangarancement October output and shipments up, Uzbekistan

25 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Ahangarancement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 161,000t of cement and 119,822t of clinker during October 2015. The Uzbek producer shipped 157,939t of cement to consumers, which is six per cent more compared to the targeted volumes volumes, UzDaily reported.

Pikalevskiy Cement to produce higher-quality cement

13 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group, visited Pikalevskiy Cement plant where a new dry-process line is being constructed.The project is part of ongoing modernisation efforts at Eurocement's cement works. Eurocement Group is currently actively pursuing opportunities to expand its sales area, including the supply of clinker for export. As a result, Pikalevskiy's technical engineers have improved the indicators of clinker quality in recent months. The president has set the...