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Rostsement reports RUB20,000 net profit for 2018

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Rostsement saw its revenues increase by 25.6 per cent to RUB49.79m (US$738,982) in 2017 when compared with 2016, when the company reported revenues of RUB39.63m. The Russia-based cement producer turned a net loss of RUB2.26m in 2016 to a profit of RUB20,000 by the end of 2018, according to Info-RL. Cost of goods sold increased by 18.51 per cent to RUB49.09m from RUB41.42m in 2016. Gross profit reached RUB704,000, a considerable improvement on the previous year’s loss of RUB1.79m. Rostsem...

Siberian Cement invests to develop units in 2019

20 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Siberian Cement has announced plans to invest RUB4.52bn (US$67.86m) to develop its production units in 2019. The funds, double the amount allocated in 2018, will be used for environmental measures, production renovation, automation of the process control system, technical renovation and logistics development, according to Kommersant-Sibir. The company’s Krasnoyarsk facility will see an RUB311m investment to construct a single 130m chimney for its kilns. The project is expected to b...

Eurocement to begin producing white cement

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia's Eurocement Group has announced plans to launch white cement production at its Zhigulyovsk Building Materials plant in Samara Region. "Today, the demand for white cements in Russia is largely satisfied with shipments from abroad. The launch of production at our enterprise is an important step in import substitution. The plant in the Samara region will produce about 300,000tpa of white cement, which will allow consumers to reduce costs. At the same time, customers will get cement w...

BusinessCem Almaty

14 December 2018, Published under Cement News

BusinessCem Almaty 2018, the 16th International Central Asia Conference and Exhibition, was held at the InterContinental Almaty, Kazakhstan, between 29-31 October. Around 100 participants gathered to explore the latest industry developments taking place in the region. Around 100 delegates gathered to update their knowledge with the latest developments in the central Asian cement industry The conference was opened by Evgeny Valyukov, general director of BusinessCem, who welcom...

RM Rail to supply 1000 cement hopper wagons

14 December 2018, Published under Cement News

RM Rail has been awarded the contract to supply Russia’s Gazprombank Leasing and VEB-Leasing on behalf of Russian cement companies as well as Kazakhstan’s largest cement manufacturer, Steppe Cement, with more than 1000 Type19-1217 cement hopper wagons by September 2019. The wagon producer said the Type 19-1217 has an ‘innovative’ teardrop shaped body giving a capacity of 73t and volume of 60m3, taking into account the density of bulk cement. There are smooth inner walls to speed up unloadi...

Chinese have land agreement in place for Sibay cement plant

11 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Chinese are reported to have begun designs for a cement plant in Sibay, Bashkira, Russia, close to the Kazakh border. A land lease agreement is already in place for Sichuan Junhe Environmental Protection CJSC and Kontur Plc, which is investing in the RUB13bn (US$195.5m) project, but there is no announced timetable for the building of the project, according to Brealnow Vremya. Rinat Kuzibaev, director of Kontur Plc, said: "The negotiations are being underway, the desire is there. Some w...

Fit for the future

10 December 2018, Published under Cement News

With US$18bn invested over the past 10 years, the cement industry in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) countries has already addressed major challenges in terms of energy efficiency and sustainability. ICR speaks with Mikhail Skorokhod, chairman of cement producers’ association SoyuzCement and president of Eurocement Group, to find out what further lies ahead for the EEU cement industry. Mikhail Skorokhod, chairman of SoyuzCement and president of Eurocement ICR: Can you tell us...

New Rudny plant to start export to Russia

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

A new US$100m cement plant was launched in Rudny, Kostanay region, Kazakhstan, to meet the requirements of the domestic cement industry as well as Russia’s southern regions, Kazakh media reported. By the end of the year, the works plans to produce 17,200t of cement. "We plan to get the first products within five days. There is already a buyer for cement – from Ufa (Russia). They are ready to purchase about 200,000-300,000t of cement, that is 50 per cent of the design capacity of the plant...

Aumund opens St Petersburg office with technical seminar

24 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Aumund relocated its representative office in Moscow, Russia, to St Petersburg in August, opening it up with a technical seminar attended by over 50 participants. The invited organisations represented a wide spectrum of applications in the bulk material handling of cement, lime and gypsum, amongst many other industries. "The fact that the participating project institutes came from different branches of industry made the discussions and the exchanges of experience particularly interesting a...

Belarusian cement exports to be sold through commodity exchange

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

From 1 January 2019, approximately 200,000tpa or 10 per cent of Belarus’ total cement exports will be available to purchase from the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), according to Roman Yaniv, press secretary of BUCE. Selling cement through this arrangement means that the country will be able to diversify target markets. Vladimir Kiselev, director general, Belarusian Cement Co, has stated that the company is ready to sell any amount of cement through the commodity exchange. ...