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Anhui Conch

24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch has reportedly signed an agreement to construct a 2Mta cement plant in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Located on the Volga River in the west of the country, Ulyanovsk lies 893km from Moscow. The new plant is rumoured to be costing US$274m. Cement demand is expected to be strong in the region following the announcement of over 325 infrastructure projects over the last five years. Over half of these are due to be realised in 2015-2020 with some planned to finish closer to 2030. In total the ...

Conch reportedly planning Russian investment

11 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement Co of China is planning to build a 2Mta a cement plant in the Ulyanovsk region of Russia, local press report. The estimated investment in the project is US$300m, according to Esmerk Russian News.

Russia: BaselCement output up 4% YoY

23 July 2015, Published under Cement News

BaselCement produced just over 1Mt of cement and clinker in the first half of 2015, up four per cent YoY, according to the statement. "Significant growth in production was achieved at Serebryansk Cement Plant: the enterprise produced almost 650,000t of cement in the first half. Shipments to the construction market in Moscow and Moscow region rose 15 per cent YoY. The plant's share of the Moscow region's cement market rose to nine per cent," BaselCement said. The Achinsk Cement Plant sh...

Eurocement launches Ulyanovsk plant, Russia

15 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement Group has launched a 1.3Mta cement plant in the town of Sengiley, Ulyanovsk, regional Governor Sergei Menyailo told local reporters on Tuesday. Investments at the dry-process plant were estimated at RUB16bn (US$282m)

Verkhnebakanskiy Cement Works board elects chairman

06 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Russia-based Verkhnebakanskiy Cement Works on 1 July 2015 elected Lev Kvetnoy as chairman of the Board.

Mechel signs memorandum with Jidong Cement

10 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Russian mining and metals company Mechel ОАО signed a  coal supply memorandum with Chinese cement producer Jidong Cement. According to the signed memorandum, Mechel is due to supply 1Mt of steam coal produced at Neryungrinsky and Elga open pits to Jidong Cement between April 2015 and March 2016. The price and exact volume of the supplies will be determined on a monthly basis. The sides also agreed to consider expanding further their cooperation into supplies of metallurgical coals to Jidon...

Buzzi improves in the USA & central Europe

11 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem's first-quarter turnover increased by 3.4 per cent to EUR513.39m and the EBITDA went from a EUR10.26m to EUR27.15m. The loss at the trading level was reduced by 48.6 per cent to EUR19.24m. Net financial charges increased by 31.3 per cent to EUR43.01m giving a seasonal pre-tax loss 24.5 per cent lower at EUR46.16m. Net debt at the end of March was 6.6 per cent higher at EUR1133.3m, giving a gearing level of 45.1 per cent compared with 45.5 per cent a year earlier. Cement deli...

Anhui Conch Cement Co

29 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Earlier this month a delegation from Anhui Conch Cement Company Ltd met with the governor of the Chelyabinsk region in Russia to discuss the possibility of setting up a cement plant in the South Urals. During the four-day visit, various sites were inspected along with the Atlyan limestone deposit near Miass and the Slavyansk deposit near Bakal. The company is reportedly yet to decide whether to upgrade the wet production facilities at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works or to launch a new ...

Conch reportedly in discussions for Chelyabinsk plant, Russia

10 April 2015, Published under Cement News

The government of the Chelyabinsk region (Urals) and China's Anhui Conch Cement Co (ACCC) are negotiating the construction of a cement plant, according to Russian news sources. Conch has been provided several plots for assessment, the reports state. According to General Manager Wang Jianchao, a project scheme will be determined in the near future, whether to modernise existing production facilities or build a new at an undeveloped deposits. (Source: Esmerk Russian News)

Russia: Gornozavodsktsement to raise output

09 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Gornozavodsktsement, based in the Volga region of Russia, plans to produce 1.55Mt of cement worth RUB4.49bn (EUR74.01m) in 2015). The company, which has a capacity of 2.2Mta, produced 1.578Mt in 2014 (+3 per cent against 2013). Revenue amounted to RUB4.472bn (+3.5 per cent). Net profit totalled RUB941m against RUB 838m in 2013.