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LafargeHolcim Russia appoints new CEO

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Russia appointed M Goncharov as the new CEO of the company on 1 March 2019. G Brusco, the former chief executive, has been transferred to the group’s corporate office in Switzerland, according to AK&M. Meanwhile, E Molodtsova was affirmed as the commercial director.

Intercem Engineering wins Russian high-efficiency separator order

07 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Intercem has been awarded the contract to supply a high-efficiency separator ICS 143, as well as the associated plant aggregates for a new cement plant in Russia. Intercem Engineering high-efficiency separator The high-efficiency separator, an in-house development manufactured in the company workshop, has a capacity of 115tph at 3000cm 2 /g according to Blaine and a total output of 258tph. The volume flow of classifying air is 143,000m 3 /h. The scope of supply also includes ...

Russia produces 53.7Mt of cement in 2018

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Russian cement producers have manufactured 53.7Mt of cement in 2018, according to Rossnet. This represents a decline of 1.9 per cent when compared to 2017.

Eurocement’s Voronezh plant sees 5% rise in deliveries

05 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Eurocement’s 3.075Mta cement works in Voronezh has increased its cement production by three per cent YoY to 1.87Mt in 2018, according to a company press release. Deliveries rose by five per cent YoY to 1.881Mt in 2018. The plant broke its monthly shipment record twice in the year: in June it shipped 202,000t of cement, followed by 206,000t of delivered product in August.

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...