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Eurocement breaks ground on new Volga project, Russia

23 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group, Russia’s leading cement producer, has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant in the Samara, Volga region which is part of the company’s impressive multibillion expansion programme. The new Samara plant will have a clinker capacity of 6200tpd (2.4Mta of cement) and is planned to be launched in 2015. The investment includes a total of RUR16bn (US$508.8m), the Russian Financial Control Monitor reported. Eurocement plans to spend US$2bn to add 8.1Mta of cement ca...

Eurocement awards contract for new power facilities, Russia

20 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Russia’s leading cement producer, Eurocement Group, is to build power facilities in the Samara region and has signed a contract with FGC UES for their construction. Power facilities to be constructed include a 220kW transmission line and a 220kV electric power substation, SKIRIN news reports.

Pikalevskiy Cement production rises, Russia

18 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Russia-based producer Pikalevskiy Cement reported a rise in cement production of three per cent in 2011 to 1.78Mt, SKRIN newswire reports. The company, which operates in the Leningrad region and is part of the Eurocement Group, said clinker production amounted to 1.55Mt, up 12.2 per cent on 2010 figures. Shipments for last year reached 1.78Mt, a YoY increase of 3.8 per cent.