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Eurocement and Sberbank sign agreement

29 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group and Sberbank of Russia have signed a cooperation agreement to secure funding for the construction of new plants in Russia. The agreement was signed by Filaret Galchev, Eurocement’s chairman of the board of directors, and Herman Gref, CEO and chairman of Sberbank during the XVIII St Petersburg International Economic Forum. The investment will allow Eurocement to increase its share of dry-process production to 100 per cent by 2018. By the time the programme reaches its conc...

Eurocement inks US$500m Chinese supply deal

21 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Russian cement major Eurocement Group has signed a package of contracts with Chinese companies for equipment supply, engineering, installation supervision and employee training services, totalling over US$500m. The contracts were signed with units of China’s Sinoma, CNBM, and Sinomach. “The contracts signed 20 May 2014 imply a delivery of a complete set of equipment necessary for the construction of new production lines for the production of cement using the so-called dry method,” a press r...

Lafarge inaugurates 2Mta Russian plant

20 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has officially opened its 2Mta Kaluga cement plant in Russia with a ceremony attended by First Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov. Located in Ferzikovo village, it is the first cement production facility in this region and is strategically located thanks to its proximity to Moscow. This plant will complement Lafarge’s presence in Russia where the group has been present for nearly 20 years. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was also attended, among other distinguished guests, by the K...

Russian imports from Belarus increase by 85% in 1H14

06 May 2014, Published under Cement News

In 1H14 Belarusian cement producers increased their supplies to Russia by 85.6 per cent YoY, reports BelTA. Quoting CMPRO data BelTA  states that in January-March 2014 Belarus shipped 278,000t of cement to the Russian market. Russia also buys cement from the Baltic states, Iran, Sweden and Turkey. In January-March 2014 Russia imported 744,000t of cement, ie 3.1 per cent down from the same period a year before. According to the cement research organisation, in terms of Russian exports, B...

Russia’s cement industry gathers in St Petersburg

29 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement producers from Russia, CIS countries and Eastern Europe have gathered in St Petersburg, Russia, for the 8th Petrocem international cement conference and exhibition. Addressing delegates on the first day of the meeting, Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group, the leading cement producer in Russia, heralded the emergence of a modern and more efficient cement industry in the region, where dry-process cement plants utilising state-of-the-art technologies are now becoming the no...

KHD books another order in Russia

10 April 2014, Published under Cement News

ZAB Zementanlagenbau GmbH Dessau, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, has signed contracts totalling over EUR90m for equipment and services for a new cement plant consisting of two 3000tpd clinker lines. The new plant will be built in the Kaluga region of Russia for Pervaja Cementnaja Kompanija (PZK), part of the same group as major Russian construction company SU-155.

Russia: Eurocement terminates project with KHD

02 April 2014, Published under Cement News

ZAB Zementanlagenbau GmbH Dessau, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, has received notice of project termination from Eurocement group company Stavropolsky Zavod Stroitelnih Materialov, the German equipment supplier announced in a statement today. In May 2012 KHD confirmed that ZAB Zementanlagenbau received an order worth more than EUR80m from Stavropolsky for the construction of a 1.3Mta plant in Stavropol, Russia. KHD's scope included the EP supply of production equipment...

Lipetskcement reports 8.8% rise in output, Russia

31 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement group, produced 81,420t of cement in the first two months of this year, 8.8 per cent more than the same period of 2013. In February 2014 alone, output increased by five per cent YoY to 44,000t.  Half of the overall volume of produced cement in February 2014 consisted of the high-strength plain cement CEM I 42.5N. Clinker production amounted to 80,000t, and increase of 3.3 per cent from February 2013. Over the first two months of 2014, clinker output ...

Belarus set to increase cement exports to Russia

27 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Belarus is set to increase cement exports to Russia by 0.5Mt this year, according to Belarusian Archictecture and Constructions Minister Anatoly Chernyl. In line with an agreement with the Eurocement Group of Russia, exports will rise by 0.5Mt in 2014, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency quoted the official as saying. Belarus has guaranteed the delivery of 1.5Mt of cement to Eurocement in 2014 and with another 0.5Mt available to the market, exports to Russia from Belaruse could potentially inc...

Russia: Lipetskcement output continues upward trend

24 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of Eurocement group, has continued its steady growth trend with clinker and cement output up by 46 and 13.7 per cent YoY, respectively in January 2014. In the first month of the year the company produced 105,500t of clinker and 37,500t of cement. Production of CEM II A/S and 32.5N and CEM I 32.5N increased by 28.5 per cent and 16 per cent, respectively. Bagged cement production rose by 40.3 per cent.