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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 set to introduce new antidumping duties on imports

23 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s interdepartmental commission for international trade has decided to introduce antidumping duties on imported cement clinker and Portland cement of 115 per cent for goods originating in Russia, 57 per cent for Belarus and 94.5 per cent for Moldova, according to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry. The duties will reportedly be levied for five years. The final antidumping duty will be charged as a percentage of the customs value and in addition to the import duty. The duty ...

Dal Engineering Group wins multiple orders

16 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Dal Group has reported the signing of a number of new orders in the cement sector in Colombia, Russia, Egypt and Qatar. Dal Machinery & Design (Dal Engineering Group) has been awarded the contract for delivering two surface feeders with a capacity of 2x200tph to Cementos Argos' Rio Claro cement plant in Colombia. According to the planned schedule, the installation of two surface feeders was executed in December 2018 and they are now fully operating. Dal Machinery & Design's surface fe...

Novorosscement and Verkhnebakansky to raise cement prices

16 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Novorosscement and Verkhnebakansky Cement will increase the price of cement by RUB300 (US$4.50)/t from 20 April 2019, according to Esmerk Russian News. The companies have attributed the price rise to higher rates for VAT, transportation equipment and rail freight as well as increasing raw material prices.

Russia: time for change

15 April 2019, Published under Cement News

While Russia’s economy has stabilised following several years of recession, domestic cement demand is expected to only return to growth in 2020. Meanwhile, trading volumes have also softened as cement imports and exports continue to decline on the back of lower demand from domestic and key export markets. By Aleksei Semenov, GS-Expert LLC, Russia. The construction of office and administrative buildings rose by 25 per cent YoY in 2018 although the major office market of Moscow exper...

Russia looks at Al Arabiya upgrade

08 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Representatives of several Russian companies have held negotiations to restore and upgrade the Al Arabiya cement plant in Syria as well as build a cement works in Muslimiya in Aleppa governorate. “Representatives of several large Russian companies have had a working visit to Syria, during which they held meetings with representatives of the Industry Ministry of the Syrian Arab Republic directly at two cement plants in Aleppo and at two metals plants in Hama,” according to a source of Prime...

Eurocement orders three VRMs from Gebr Pfeiffer

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement has ordered three more VRMs for its Akhangaran project in Uzbekistan from Germany-based Gebr Pfeiffer. The order includes an MVR 5000 R-4 for raw material grinding and two MVR 5000 C-4 models for cement grinding. The MVR 5000 R-4 has a total drive power of 2500kW and can grind 500tph of raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent R 90µm. The cement grinding mills, each with an installed drive power of 4000kW, are designed to grind 200tph of OPC at 3200 Blaine.

LafargeHolcim Russia appoints new CEO

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Russia appointed M Goncharov as the new CEO of the company on 1 March 2019. G Brusco, the former chief executive, has been transferred to the group’s corporate office in Switzerland, according to AK&M. Meanwhile, E Molodtsova was affirmed as the commercial director.

Intercem Engineering wins Russian high-efficiency separator order

07 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Intercem has been awarded the contract to supply a high-efficiency separator ICS 143, as well as the associated plant aggregates for a new cement plant in Russia. Intercem Engineering high-efficiency separator The high-efficiency separator, an in-house development manufactured in the company workshop, has a capacity of 115tph at 3000cm 2 /g according to Blaine and a total output of 258tph. The volume flow of classifying air is 143,000m 3 /h. The scope of supply also includes ...