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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...

Mikhailovcement Jan-Sept output up 20.2% YoY

14 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Mikhailovcement, part of the Eurocement group, produced 1.21Mt of cement in January-September 2014, up 20.2 per cent on the comparative period of last year. The Mikhailovcement plant, situated in the Ryazan region, produced 281,350t of  CEM I 42.5H (+65.6 per cent) and 981,620t of clinker (+17 per cent) during the period. A total of 1.234Mt were shipped to customers, up +21.1 per cent YoY.

Belarus intends to increase exports to Russia

08 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Belarus intends to export more cement to Russia in the years ahead, according to Vice Prime Minister of Belarus Anatoly Kalinin At a meeting with Russia's leading producer Eurocement Group on 3 October 2014, Mr Kalinin remarked that work is in progress to implement the contractual obligations signed by the two parties, the press service of the Belarus government told BelTA. At the same time, these exports are about 30 per cent behind the adopted schedule. According to Mr Kalinin, the Be...


03 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has agreed the sale of its wholly-owned Russian subsidiary Uralcement to Buzzi Unicem for EUR104m and the proceeds will be used to reduce Lafarge's net debt. In May, Lafarge commissioned its Ferzikovo works in Russia, which is better placed for serving the more vibrant Moscow market. Lafarge is selling its 47 per cent stake in its Mexican associate Cementos Fortaleza to the majority shareholder Elementia less than two years after the jointly-owned company was formed. The industria...

Buzzi Unicem

03 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem is to acquire, through its subsidiary Dyckerhoff, the 100 per cent interest in Uralsement from Lafarge for EUR104m in cash. The deal, which still requires regulatory approval, is expected to be completed later this year. The single plant has a capacity of 1.1Mta and is located near the town Korkino some 40 km south of Chelyabinsk and has ample raw material reserves. When completed, Buzzi Unicem should have a Russian cement capacity of some 4.5Mta, all in the Urals.