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Chechencement to reach full capacity in 2020

18 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Chechencement in Russia’s Republic of Chechnya increased its production capacity by 34 per cent to 0.64Mta in 2019. It is expected to nearly double its output in 2020 to reach 1.2Mta, driving a 2.2 per cent increase in the republic industrial output, according to its economics and development ministry as reported in Journal Cement. To date the company has invested RUB1.3m (US$17.343) in the modernisation of its two production lines. A significant part of the funding for the project was prov...

Metso wins Russian order for calcining system

17 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order value of approximately EUR30m has been booked in Metso's 1Q20 orders received. Commissioning of the system is expected in 2023. The system, which consists of two calcining lines with a total capacity of 420,000tpa, has been designed to remove moisture and volatile substances and improve the product’s physical and chemical features. Both lines feature a rotary kiln, an afterburner and a rota...

Russian market expands 8% in 2019

11 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Russia increased eight per cent to 57.8Mt in 2019, according to the country’s cement association, Soyuzcement. Exports by Russian producers expanded by 9.6 per cent YoY to 1.1Mt in 2019 on the back of rising volumes to export markets, which include Azerbaijan, the Baltic states, Belarus and Kazakhstan. However, according to industry sources the unfavourable exchange rate of the rouble is affecting the competitiveness of Russian producers when exporting cement and may ...

Gebr Pfeiffer wins lime equipment orders

09 March 2020, Published under Cement News

ECO-Zoloproduct invest LLC in 2018 started the construction of a modern high-tech lime production plant with the trademark ROSCA in Kassimow city, Ryazan region, Russia. The main products of the new plant will be lump lime as well as ground and hydrated lime of various fractions. The new plant products sales are scheduled for mid-2020. Gebr Pfeiffer signed in 2019 the first contract for the supply of a vertical roller mill MPS 160 B for quicklime grinding. Delivery and erection works are pl...

Krasnoyarsk’s burner exchange

24 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The burner system of Line 5 at the Krasnoyarsk cement plant in Siberia has been retrofitted from a direct-firing to a state-of-the-art indirect-firing system, courtesy of KHD Humboldt Wedag. The burner exchange project, primarily implemented to meet tighter emission regulations, yields further potential benefits for this wet-process plant. By Vladimir Afanasin, Krasnoyarskiy Cement, Russia, Victor Kravchenko, Sibcemstroi, Russia, and Alex Knoch and Wilhelm Wenzel, KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany...

Russian cement production up by 7% in 2019

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Russia’s cement producers increased their output by 7.4 per cent to 57.7Mt in 2019, according to Esmerk Russian News. Eurocement group was the country’s top producer with 2.1Mt, up 15 per cent YoY, while Dyckerhoff, DV-Cement and Novoroscement also increased production – by 11-13 per cent YoY. Rail shipments accounted for the largest share of 46.6 per cent of total sales, slightly down on 47.7 per cent reported in 2019. Road transport is reported to continue its growth.

Ukraine’s cement output slips in 2019

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The production of cement in Ukraine decreased by 0.5 per cent in 2019 when compared to 2018 and by 4.9 per cent when compared with 2017. Cement production reached 8.89Mt in 2019. The fall was attributed to the exit of HeidelbergCement from the market as well as the introduction of antidumping duties on Russian and Belarus imports.

BusinessCem Sochi 2020

27 January 2020, Published under Cement News

BusinessCem Sochi 2020, the 31st International Conference and Exhibition, will be held between 8-10 June at the Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre in Sochi, Russia. View website: www.BusinessCem.ru/

Aumund win clinker conveyor order from Ask Cement

23 January 2020, Published under Cement News

AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH has won a clinker conveying system order from ASK Cement, which is building a greenfield cement plant in Yekaterinburg, Ural region, Russia. AUMUND developed the concept for the complete clinker conveying package at the plant, together with ASK Cement and its long-time engineering partner, the Sibniiproject Cement Design Institute in Novosibirsk. The concept comprises transportation of clinker from the kiln to the clinker silo, which has five discharge channels, as...

Russian producers increase railway distribution in 2019

17 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Russian cement manufacturers shipped over 26.21Mt of cement by railway in 2019, an increase of four per cent YoY against 2018. The top regions for consumption of cement delivered by railway in 2019 were Moscow region (1.99Mt tons, +12.3 per cent YoY), the Republic of Tatarstan (1.79Mt, +7.2 per cent), Moscow (1.7Mt, +15.3 per cent), Krasnodar region (1.55Mt, -13.9 per cent), and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area (1.15Mt, +4.8 per cent).