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Steppe Cement records strong sales in 1Q19

11 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement reports that in the 1Q19 the cement producer sold 266,393t of cement for KZT4455m (US$11.76m), compared to 197,179t of cement for KZT2313m in the 1Q18, an increase of 35 and 93 per cent, respectively. Steppe Cement reports that higher transport tariffs and rental expenses have been offset by savings due to better utilisation of the wagon fleet and increased sales in markets close to the factory. Kazakhstan’s cement market grew by 3.6 per cent in the 1Q19 and Steppe Ceme...

Pengfei Group completes order for Alasim Cement

29 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Pengfei Group's first batch of cement equipment has arrived at the Khorgos Customs in Xinjing province and leaving for the Alasim Cement plant project site in Kazakhstan. Pengfei Group of China and Alasim Cement Co Ltd. signed an EPC turnkey project for a 1.2Mta kiln line. The project covers all supporting contents such as engineering design, construction engineering, mechanical and electrical equipment, installation materials, and compliance commissioning. The project forms part of the 'O...

New cement plant for Aktobe, Kazakhstan

25 February 2019, Published under Cement News

A new 1.8Mta cement plant will be built in Kazakhstan’s Aktobe region, according to the head of SEC Aktobe, Anuar Makhanov. Representing an investment of KZT101bn (US$268.8m), the production facility will be located in Baiganinsky district by Turkey-based Dal Holding Investment Co. “A joint venture of Aktobe Cement was established, a Roadmap was signed. Construction and installation work will begin in April 2019. In the course of cooperation between SEC and DalHolding Investment Company, ...

Kazakhstan’s Alacem to launch KZT49bn cement plant

21 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan-based Alacem plans to launch a cement plant in the Kerbulak rural district of the Almaty reigon in 2019, according to the regional administration’s press office. The new plant will have a capacity of 1.2Mta and represents and investment of KZT47bn (US$125m).

Kazakhstan becomes net exporter of cement

30 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan became a net exporter of cement in 2018. During 9M18, domestic cement producers exported more than 1.4Mt of cement with a total value of US$71.5m, almost doubling the export volume of 2017. Imports remained at the previous year’s level of 717,000t, supplied at a total value of US$38.8m. Imports have always exceeded exports by several times, reaching a record US$150m in the pre-crisis year of 2013, according to Forbes. Output from the Kazakh cement industry has been gradually r...

Steppe Cement sees revenue up 32% in 2018

11 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement Ltd reported 2018 revenue of KZT28.34bn (US$75.4m), up 32 per cent YoY. The Kazakhstan cement producer had cement volumes of 1.7Mt, a rise of six per cent while the average cement price rose by 25 per cent YoY to KZT16,480/t. Steppe Cement's market share increased to 17.5 per cent, while the company's exports rose by 50 per cent to 146,000t. Despite this positive set of results, cement consumption in Kazakhstan fell by four per cent to 8.8Mt last year.

BusinessCem Almaty

14 December 2018, Published under Cement News

BusinessCem Almaty 2018, the 16th International Central Asia Conference and Exhibition, was held at the InterContinental Almaty, Kazakhstan, between 29-31 October. Around 100 participants gathered to explore the latest industry developments taking place in the region. Around 100 delegates gathered to update their knowledge with the latest developments in the central Asian cement industry The conference was opened by Evgeny Valyukov, general director of BusinessCem, who welcom...

RM Rail to supply 1000 cement hopper wagons

14 December 2018, Published under Cement News

RM Rail has been awarded the contract to supply Russia’s Gazprombank Leasing and VEB-Leasing on behalf of Russian cement companies as well as Kazakhstan’s largest cement manufacturer, Steppe Cement, with more than 1000 Type19-1217 cement hopper wagons by September 2019. The wagon producer said the Type 19-1217 has an ‘innovative’ teardrop shaped body giving a capacity of 73t and volume of 60m3, taking into account the density of bulk cement. There are smooth inner walls to speed up unloadi...

New Rudny plant to start export to Russia

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

A new US$100m cement plant was launched in Rudny, Kostanay region, Kazakhstan, to meet the requirements of the domestic cement industry as well as Russia’s southern regions, Kazakh media reported. By the end of the year, the works plans to produce 17,200t of cement. "We plan to get the first products within five days. There is already a buyer for cement – from Ufa (Russia). They are ready to purchase about 200,000-300,000t of cement, that is 50 per cent of the design capacity of the plant...

Kazakh-Singaporean MoU on new plant in Almaty region

22 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A Kazakh-Singaporean business forum held on 21 November provided the venue for a bilateral investment treaty between the two countries as well as some 12 MoUs to establish partnerships.   The agreements included an MoU on the construction of a cement plant in the Almaty Region between Kazakh Invest JSC and International Cement Ltd, Alacem LLP, according to Central Asia News.