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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 ...

Russia produces 53.7Mt of cement in 2018

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Russian cement producers have manufactured 53.7Mt of cement in 2018, according to Rossnet. This represents a decline of 1.9 per cent when compared to 2017.

Eurocement’s Voronezh plant sees 5% rise in deliveries

05 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Eurocement’s 3.075Mta cement works in Voronezh has increased its cement production by three per cent YoY to 1.87Mt in 2018, according to a company press release. Deliveries rose by five per cent YoY to 1.881Mt in 2018. The plant broke its monthly shipment record twice in the year: in June it shipped 202,000t of cement, followed by 206,000t of delivered product in August.

Rostsement reports RUB20,000 net profit for 2018

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Rostsement saw its revenues increase by 25.6 per cent to RUB49.79m (US$738,982) in 2017 when compared with 2016, when the company reported revenues of RUB39.63m. The Russia-based cement producer turned a net loss of RUB2.26m in 2016 to a profit of RUB20,000 by the end of 2018, according to Info-RL. Cost of goods sold increased by 18.51 per cent to RUB49.09m from RUB41.42m in 2016. Gross profit reached RUB704,000, a considerable improvement on the previous year’s loss of RUB1.79m. Rostsem...

Siberian Cement invests to develop units in 2019

20 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Siberian Cement has announced plans to invest RUB4.52bn (US$67.86m) to develop its production units in 2019. The funds, double the amount allocated in 2018, will be used for environmental measures, production renovation, automation of the process control system, technical renovation and logistics development, according to Kommersant-Sibir. The company’s Krasnoyarsk facility will see an RUB311m investment to construct a single 130m chimney for its kilns. The project is expected to b...