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Belarus to export 1.8Mt in 2015

06 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Belarusian manufacturers are expected to export 1.8Mt of cement in 2015, including 1.3Mt to be supplied to Russia's Eurocement, Construction Minister, Anatol Chorny, told reporters in Minsk on Thursday. Belarus sold 980,000t of cement to Eurocement in 2014, Mr Chorny noted. "This year we have signed an exclusive contract for the supply of 1.3Mt,” he said. “The contract is advantageous to Belarus because 50 per cent of the total amount shall be paid in advance and the rest shall be pai...

Russia: LSR completes cement divestment

23 January 2015, Published under Cement News

LSR Group has completed sale of its cement plant located in Slantsy, Leningrad region, to Russian market leader, Eurocement. Following closure of the deal, Eurocement has now acquired full operating control over the facility based in northwest Russia. The plant, which began operations in September 2010, operates a 5000tpd clinker line and has  a cement output of 1.86Mta. In a statement released yesterday, LSR reiterated that the divestment is part of its strategy of focusing on projects ...

Russia: Angarsk Cement full-year output up 8% YoY

16 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Angarsk Cement and Mining Plant increased the output of cement to 770,000t in 2014, up eight per cent YoY. Clinker production edged ahead one per cent to 624,000t.  The plant targets minimum cement production of a minimum of 715,000t this year.

SibCem unit sees full-year output ahead, Russia

30 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Output at Krasnoyarsk Cement, part of Siberian Cement (SibCem), is expected to have edged ahead by 1.32 per cent YoY to 922,000t in 2014 versus the 910,000t produced a year earlier. Krasnoyarsk Cement has been undertaking a modernisation programme to increase capacity and enhance environmental performance. At the heart of the project is the launch of a new dry-process line to double capacity at the factory. 

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