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Eurocement places order with KHD for new plant, Russia

01 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Leading Russian cement producer Eurocement has placed an order for more than €80m with KHD for a new cement plant to be built in Stavropol, Russia. The contract between Stavropolsky Zavod Stroitelnih Materialov, a member of the Eurocement group, and ZAB Zementanlagenbau GmbH Dessau, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, is for a new cement plant with an output of 1.3Mta. KHD’s scope will cover the EP supply of production equipment, starting from raw material crushing all th...

Eurocement increases stake in Holcim, Switzerland

12 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Russia's largest cement maker Eurocement has increased its stake in Holcim to 10.8 per cent, newspaper Handelszeitung reports in article to be published Thursday. Eurocement's owner, Filaret Galchev-Kaltsidis, has spent CHF100m (US$109m) to raise its holding from 10.1 per cent, the paper reports. "Our position in Holcim is now about 35 million shares, or 10.8 per cent. We have taken advantage of the low share prices for the purchase," Thierry Sauvaire, chief executive of Eurocement Holdi...

Dyckerhoff may revive Russian cement plans

28 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff is currently examining options to revive plans for the construction of a cement factory in Akbulak, German newspaper Boersen-Zietung reports. According to the daily, plans for the new plant have been frozen for the past few years. Last year, the company boosted Russian cement deliveries by 33.7 per cent to 2.43Mt and prices by 6.6 per cent. This year, the company expects the overall Russian market to advance by 10.5 per cent as housing and infrastructure continues to drive dema...

Sibirsky to pay out EUR4m on failed Set deal, Russia

15 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Sibirsky Cement has paid out over EUR4m to the London branch of Netherlands-based ING Bank NV regarding a failed deal between the Russian producer and Italcementi for Turkish assets, according to local press reports. In 2008, Sibirsky concluded an agreement with ING Bank to organize the purchase financing of the Italcementi Set Group of Turkey which is a subisidiary of Ciments Francais (which, in turn is a unit of Italcementi). The deal was not completed and the bank demanded compensation...

Pikalevskiy Cement surpasses production target, Russia

15 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Russian cement producer, Pikalevskiy Cement, part of the Eurocement group, produced 86,710t of cement in February – 0.5 per cent above its target. Meanwhile, cement shipments for the month totalled 88,915t, 2.7 per cent above the target plan.

Belgrod Cement increases shipments, Russia

14 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Russia-based producer Belgrod Cement, part of the Eurocement Group, increased shipments by more than 30 per cent YoY in the first two months of 2012. Cement and clinker production increased by more than 60,000t compared to the same period of 2011. Furthermore, its bagged shipments increased seven-fold. In terms of energy efficiency, savings per ton of cement from the beginning of this year amounted to 13.5kWh, SKRIN News reported. 

Nevyanskiy Tsementnik monthly production beats target, Russia

07 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Nevyanskiy Tsementnik, which operates in the Sverdlovsk of Russia, produced 72,747t of cement in February 2011, exceeding the company’s plan by seven per cent. Clinker output, meanwhile, totalled 80,087t, representing a YoY increase of 3.8 per cent). Nevyanskiy Tsementnik is part of the Eurocement Group.

RTsK eyes stake in Iskitimcement, Russia

01 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Russian Cement Company, a joint venture of Sibtsem Holding and Rostekhnologii State Corporation, has reached agreements in principle for the acquisition of a 63% stake in Iskitimcement with RATM-Holding. An application will soon be submitted to Russia's antimonopoly service. At present, auditors hired by RTsK and RATM-Holding are near to complete the audit of Iskitimcement. According to the sources from RTsK and RATM-Holding, the company is in a satisfactory financial position. Source: S...

Eurocement appointment, Russia

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Vladimir Petrov has been appointed as General Director of Pikalevskiy Cement, a part of Eurocement Group of Russia. Pikalevskiy Cement operates in the Leningrad region.

Maltsovskiy Portlandcement production rises, Russia

24 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Maltsovskiy Portlandcement, part of the Eurocement Group, reported a rise in cement production of 2.5 per cent YoY to 3.16Mt. Clinker production totaled 3.34Mt for the year, a 3.9 per cent increase. Shipments were up 3.14Mt, SKRIN news reported.