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Atom Cement launched in Russia

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Atomstroykompleks has launched its Atom Cement plant in Sysert, Sverdlovsk region, which has been designed with 550,000tpa of white cement capacity. The project represents an investment of RUB4.5bn (US$61.46m) and is expected to reduce the price of white cement in the region by up to 30 per cent.

Cemix plant holds opening ceremony with President Putin in attendance

18 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Lasselsberger Group recently held the opening ceremony for its Cemix greenfield   700tpd white cement production line in Russia. Sinoma-Tianjn Cement Industry Design & Research Institute (TCDRI) carried out the project on an EPC basis.   Russian President Putin attended the opening ceremony. The Austrian Prime Minister sent a congratulatory video message. President Putin gave a speech, fully affirming the technological advancement of the white cement production line based on the BIM pl...

Mikhaylov Construction Materials Plant completes Eurocement acquisition

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Sberbank has closed a deal to sell parent company Eurocement Group's shares and debt to OOO Mikhailovsky Kombinat Stroitelnykh Materialov (Mikhaylov Construction Materials Plant), which won the auction organised on the Russian Action house’s electronic platform. The transaction was valued at RUB161bn US$2.214bn).   The deal will have a positive impact on the group’s financial performance and will be reflected in Sber Group's IFRS Report for 3Q21.

Lasselsberger Group's 700tpd white cement plant nears commercial start-up

28 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Lasselsberger group of Austria is preparing to launch a new 700tpd of white cement plant in the Abzelilovsky district of Bashkiria, Russia. It is the second white cement plant in Bashkiria.   The Cemix plant under construction in Bashkiria will start producing its main product in May 2021. In addition to white cement, the company will produce coloured paving slabs and façade tiles. The facility is currently undergoing commissioning. According to the director of the company Ilya Dvor...

Russia on the rebound?

05 April 2021, Published under Cement News

After returning to growth in 2019, Russian cement consumption stalled in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Construction output stagnated during the year, but government programmes are expected to stimulate recovery and help cement consumption growth rebound, thus paving the way for cautious optimism in 2021. By Alexey Semenov, GS-Expert, Russia. Support measures announced by the Russian government have become stimuli for the domestic economy, construction industry an...

Buzzi Unicem outlook for 2021

30 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem's Board of Directors gave an outlook for 2021 with expected sales recovery in Italy and an economic recovery in the USA, while forecasting higher industry inflation forces for building material production going forward.  In Italy construction investments are expected to grow moderately, mainly favoured by the residential building renovation sector and by a gradual recovery of activity in the commercial and public segments. In this context, Buzzi Unicem believe that a recovery...

First stage of Eurocement e-auction to close

15 March 2021, Published under Cement News

The first stage of trading of the e-auction for 100 per cent of Eurocement’s shares  that  began on 18 February 2021  ends today (15 March 2021). Based on the results of the first stage, a list of participants will be formed and they will be invited to bid within the framework of the second trading session that will result in a winning investor in early April. The deal includes Sberbank's claims to Eurocement under credit and other agreements, 100 per cent of shares in GFI Investmen...

Eurocement begins auction for 84.2% stake in plant

01 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Russia's Eurocement has begun an open auction to sell an 84.19 per cent stake in its Akhangarancement plant in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The company is expected to sell 4,141,108 ordinary shares of the plant for a total value of UZS428.99bn (US$40.76m), according to a statement on the Republican Stock Exchange Tashkent.

Eurocement's shares put up for auction

18 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Sberbank has put 100 per cent shares of Eurocement up for an electronic auction,  including about RUB70bn(US$958m) of debt obligations. Sberbank is looking for a public buyer for the shares and is expected to write off part of the debt. Sberbank is the largest bank in Russia, central and Eastern Europe. An open electronic auction was launched on 18 February 2021.  The Auction House of Russia is the organiser and is providing an electronic platform where the selection of an investor will...

SIKA acquires Russian mortar company

12 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Sika has agreed to acquire Kreps LLC, a leading mortar manufacturer in Russia. The company offers a wide range of mortar products for interior and exterior finishing, complementing the existing portfolio and geographical footprint. The acquired business generates annual sales of CHF15m (US$16.8m). The transaction is subject to clearance by the local anti-trust authorities.   Kreps operates production plants in Saint Petersburg and Yekaterinburg, two geographical areas where Sika has not ...