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Nordic stability lies ahead

24 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Nordic cement markets comprising Sweden, Norway, Finland, Demark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have many modern cement plants operating kilns with some of the highest alternative fuel substitution rates. The region also has a wealth of cement terminals and grinding stations, encouraging strong trade, especially via sea routes. Sweden, Norway and Finland are the three biggest Nordic cement markets, with Denmark a distant fourth in terms of cement demand. The three Baltic countrie...

Akmenes sales increase 5%, Lithuania

14 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Akmenes Cementas, Lithuania’s sole cement producer, posted a five per cent rise in sales for the first two months of 2012 to LTL13.4m (EUR3.88m) from LTL12.8m in the same period last year. The company has resumed its upgrade project, which includes converting its kiln line from wet to dry-process technology, due to warmer weather, company representative Giedre Kundrotiene told Baltic News Service. “The construction and installation of a new technological line were somewhat adjusted due...

Lithuania’s Akmenes Cement seeks export markets

23 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Following the completion of upgrade works at the Akmenes Cement works in Lithuania, the company has said it is seeking new export markets for its additional output. The company is installing a new line which will raise capacity from 1.2Mta to 1.5Mta. “Search for new markets and customers is vital for us and we focus on that now. We are building a new plant, which will have the capacity way larger what we have now, hence we must secure our future sales today,” Akmenes Cementas CEO, Arturas...