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Wärtsilä to supply 11 power plants to Eurocement

22 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply power plants for 11 cement factories of Eurocement Group in Russia. The project is part of a modernisation program of the factories which focuses on energy efficiency and environmental upgrading. Eurocement Group, making up almost 40 per cent of the Russian cement market, is one of the largest cement producers in the world. The contract was signed in November 2014.    "Eurocement Group modernisation program is based on energy efficiency and best inter...

LSR to sell Slantsy cement plant to Eurocement

15 December 2014, Published under Cement News

LSR Group is selling its Slantsy plant in the Leningrad region of Russia to the country’s leading cement producer, Eurocement Group. The parties have signed preliminary sales agreement with Eurocement having obtained approval from Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS). Control of plant operations is expected to be transferred later this month. LSR said in a statement on Friday that the deal is part of its strategy to “focus on projects with highest returns on inves...

Atrus halts Russian plant construction

12 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Austrian company Atrus Cement Holding AG has halted the construction of a cement plant in Krasnodar territory indefinitely, a source familiar with the situation told Interfax. The source said that the project had been temporarily put on hold due to a lack of funds to finance the construction. Atrus Cement Holding AG was planning to build a 2.1Mta cement plant in the Crimean district of Krasnodar, the district administration previously told Interfax. The project was expected to cost over RU...

Buzzi Unicem finalises Uralcement acquisition

02 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dyckerhoff GmbH, has completed the acquisition of a 100 per cent interest in Uralcement, Russia, from Lafarge. Uralcement is located near the town of Korkino, about 40km south of Chelyabinks. The wet-process plant has a capacity of 1.1Mta. The acquisition lifts Buzzi Unicem's production capacity in Russia to approximately 4.5Mta.

Russia: BaselCement’s Pikalyovo plant to modernise

27 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Leningrad region's BaselCement Pikalyovo plans to raise RUB8bn (EUR138.81m/US$173.16m) in loans to pay for modernisation. The funds will be spent to upgrade production to switch to a new cement-making process and reduce the cost of natural gas. Its railway transportation to the enterprise will be subsidised by the state. The approved amount of the subsidies totals RUB290bn in 2014.

BusinessCem Moscow 2015

26 November 2014, Published under Cement News

BusinessCem will host its 26th International Conference and the Exhibition under the theme of "The Cement Industry & the Market" in Moscow, Russia, over 20-22 April 2015. For more information, see: www.businesscem.ru/eng

Russia: Sibirskiy Cement produces 3.9Mt in 10M14

26 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Russia's Sibirskiy Cement produced nearly 3.9Mt of cement in the first 10 months of 2014, the company reported. In 2014, the Kemerovo-based holding company is planning to produce and sell about 4.3Mt of the construction material, which corresponds to the last year’s sales. The company and its subsidiaries produce and sell cement and cement-based building materials primarily in the Siberian Federal District. The group currently has a total cement capacity of 5.6Mta and 750,000Mm 3 of ...

Sibirsky Cement anticipates 2015 sales decline

20 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Russian concrete producer Sibirsky Cement expects its sales to decrease by per cent YoY in 2015, First Vice President Gennady Rasskazov told reporters. “We are making budget plans for next year, but I think that it (sales) will stand at 4-4.1Mt,” Rasskazov said. In 2014, sales are expected to remain flat from the previous year and stand at around 4.3Mt, he said.

Eurocement and Sinoma sign modernisation contracts

13 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group and Sinoma International Engineering Co  have signed an agreement for the modernisation of three plants at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. The contracts cover the construction of dry-process cement lines at the Kavkazcement, Belgorodsky Cement and Oskolcement plants in Russia. All the lines will have a clinker capacity of 6200tpa (3Mta) and each contract is worth US$$93.3m. Earlier in May, Eurocement signed six contracts to build new facto...

Russian cement trade January-September 2014

22 October 2014, Published under Cement News

According to the Federal Customs Service (FCS), Russia exported over 2Mt of cement worth US$155m in the first three quarters of 2014. Ukraine was the leader by shipments, with its share totalling 35 per cent. Kazakhstan's share reached 32 per cent and Belarus imported 21 per cent. Meanwhile, over 3.793Mt of cement were imported into Russia between January-September 2014. Belarus was the leader by shipments, with its share totalling 27 per cent. The shipments received from Belarus increased...