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Akhangarancement hits 1.5Mt of cement output during Jan-Nov period

02 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Akhangarancement, part of Eurocement Group, has reported a rise in clinker in cement production in the first 11 months of 2013. Over January-November, the Russia-based producer produced 1.074Mt of clinker and 1.47Mt of cement, a YoY rise of 11.7 and 2.2 per cent, respectively. During the reporting period, Akhangarancement’s shipments increased by 2.1 per cent YoY to 1.463Mt. The company also reported a 17.4 per cent rise in bagged cement shipments to 46,524t. SPC 400 cement proved to be it...

Pikalevskiy Cement registers strong rise in monthly output, Russia

24 December 2013, Published under Cement News

JSC Pikalevskiy Cement, part of the Eurocement Group, has reported strong increases in cement and clinker output during November. The company produced 135,100t of cement and 128,200t of clinker, an advance of 34.9 and 48.6 per cent, respectively, on the same month of the previous year. Sales also increased by 31.2 per cent YoY in November 2013 to 130,180t. The company highlighted that there has also been a 15 per cent increase in the amount of CEM I/A-Sh 32.5 B and PTs 500 DO N cement type...

Ulyanovskcement output rises in first 11 months, Russia

23 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Ulyanovskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 1.726Mt of cement and 1.45Mt of clinker in the first 11 months of the year, representing a four and five per cent increase on the same period of 2012, respectively. The company’s sales were also ahead by four per cent, having delivered 1.742Mt  of cement to its customers over the period. There was a 15 per cent increase in the amount of road deliveries. There has also been steady growth in the amount of bagged cement produced by Ulyan...

KHD subsidiary wins Holcim order, Russia

12 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Volskcement OJSC Russia (Holcim Group) has placed an order with Zementanlagenbau GmbH Dessau (ZAB), a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), to construct a production line in the Volsk cement factory. The scope of the contract, with an order value of over EUR77m, comprising engineering and the delivery of equipment. The project is scheduled to run until the end of 2016.

Kolomna plant hits production highs, Russia

06 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim’s Kolomna plant in Russia produced 1Mta of clinker for the first time in 2013 on the new production line on November 24 at 3.00am. The company attributed the achievements to the coordinated efforts of production staff as well as maintenance and support services. In July this year, the company reached another significant high, having produced a record monthly volume of grey cement of 239,885t.

Russian cement unloader to be supplied by Cargotec

07 November 2013, Published under Cement News

UK-based TAD Enterprises Ltd has signed a contract with Cargotec for a Siwertell 5 000 S mobile unloader for cement-handling operations in the Black Sea port of Yeysk, south of Rostov, in Russia. Delivery is planned for February 2014 from Cargotec's production plant in Bjuv, Sweden. "The new Siwertell unit will offer the company a flexible, low cost cement handling operation," says Jörgen Ojeda, Siwertell sales director. "TAD Enterprises currently employs a pneumatic mobile unloader, but is...

Eurocement launches two new cement types, Russia

01 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Eurocement’s new Podgorensky plant in the Voronezh region of Russia has launched the production of two special types of cement designed to be used in the construction of residential, infrastructural, and industrial facilities. The company said in a statement that  addition to the TSEM I 42.5N, it has "certified and launched the production of two new types of cement: TSEM I 52.5N and TSEM II/ A-Sh 42.5N."  Russia's leading cement producer launched the 3Mta Podgorensky plant in December ...

Cement imports - fortress Mexico breached

25 October 2013, Published under Cement News

The first industrial scale consignment of bagged cement in 25 years has successfully been imported to Mexico, marking a unique milestone in the recent history of the Mexican building materials sector. Shipunloading at Puerto Progreso, Mexico On 9 October, the vessel M/N Atenea docked at Puerto Progreso on the Yucatan Peninsula with a cargo of 2850t of bagged cement, according to a spokeperson for Comercio para el Desarrollo Mexicano del Sureste SA de CV (CDMS), the import compan...

Russia: the rise of imported cement

11 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has launched a case against stevedoring companies and ports in the Rostov region for refusing the transfer of shipments from Turkey over the past few months, against a backdrop of increasing imports into parts of the country. The Russian competition watchdog initiated the case following a series of complaints against SK "Blue Wave", LLC " Don port", OAO " Rostov port ", OAO "Sailor" for refusing to handle Turkish deliveries since July o...

Ulyanovskcement reports steady gains

10 October 2013, Published under Cement News

JSC Ulyanovskcement, part of Russia’s Eurocement group, has shown a steady increase in all of its performance indicators during the first eight months of this year. In January-August 2013 the plant produced 1.243Mt of cement and 1.046Mt of clinker, a YoY rise of one and five per cent, respectively. Shipments reached 1.26Mt during the period, surpassing last year’s amount over the first eight months of 2012 by 23,000t (two per cent). The company also saw a 13 per cent increase in road deliv...