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Eurocement deliveries advance 5% in 2013

18 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Eurocement, the largest building materials group in Russia and the CIS states, reported a five per cent YoY increase in cement deliveries last year, exceeding 2012’s level by 1Mt. The combined production of the group’s 15 cement plants in Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, amounted to more than 24.5Mt in 2013. Among the company’s highlights last year was the launch of its 3Mta state-of-the-art 3Mta plant in the Voronezh region. The company also began the realisation of new manufacturing l...

Buzzi sees advances in Russia and US

10 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Italian cement major Buzzi Unicem saw turnover decline by 2.1 per cent last year to EUR2754m as the company saw another fall in its domestic market of Italy, but Russia and the US were its best performers. Net debt at the end of December was 5.3 per cent below the level seen a year earlier at EUR1066m. Group cement deliveries in 2013 increased by 0.3 per cent to 27.4Mt, but ready-mixed concrete deliveries declined by 5.1 per cent to 12.9Mm³. The underlying EBITDA, which will be announced ...

Eurocement eyes Belarus cement investment

06 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The Eurocement Group of Russia is ready to invest US$70-80m to upgrade cement production facilities in Belarus, Minister of Architecture and Construction, Anatoly Chernyi, told a press conference. "Eurocement Group suggested helping us to switch the cement production plants from the wet-process of cement production to the dry-process,” the minister said. Further negotiations will be held between the participants of the project to upgrade the facilities until 2017 with the use of the Russia...

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 ...