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Sibirsky Cement's cement production falls in 9M18

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Sibirsky Cement has seen a minor fall in cement production from its three plants in the 9M18, slipping to 2.507Mt from 2.516Mt in the year-ago period. The company’s Topkinsky facility recorded a flat YoY result of around 1.7Mt, while Krasnoyarsky increased its production by three per cent to 268,100t. However, Timlyuysk noted an eight per cent drop to 268,100t. The decline is due to a reduction in cement consumption in the Buryat Republic, eastern Siberia, which decreased 12.6 per...

Ukrainian embargo on Russian clinker imports will not affect supply

10 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The Ukrainian government’s embargo on Russian clinker imports will not create a shortage of products on the country’s market, according to Pavlo Kachur, head of the Ukrcement Association of Cement Manufacturers. "There is enough capacity for burning clinker on the Ukrainian market, so we don't need to import it, especially from Russia. According to Pro-Consulting, the capacity of clinker burning facilities in Ukraine is more than 15Mt. In 2017, we made 6.3Mt of clinker and imported 877,000...

PSK to construct new plant in Russia

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia's Pervaya Stroitelnaya Kompaniya (PSK) has announced plans to construct a cement plant at the Borisovsky deposit in Petrovsky, Tambov region. PSK had previously purchased assets from Tambov-Cement Co, which owned the licence to develop the deposit and build the same facility. Infrastructure preparation is expected to begin in 2019, with the processing lines to be launched in 2025. The final capacity of the plant is anticipated to exceed 1.2Mta, while total investment in the project ...

Ukrainian government approves ban on Russian clinker imports

30 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved a ban on the import of clinker originating from the Russian Federation. The decree was developed by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine to protect the interests of national economic security and Ukrainian cement producers, according to the government portal. "The introduction of cement clinker in the list of goods prohibited for import is carried out within the policy of economic counteraction to discriminatory actions again...

Belarus and Russia trade US$400m of cement in 2014-18

02 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The Belarusian Architecture and Construction Ministry (BACM) has announced that US$400m of cement was traded between Belarus and Russia between 2014-2018. Anatoly Cherny, BACM minister, and Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group, met on Wednesday to discuss 1H18 results and future tasks, according to Belarus Daily News. A bilateral document was signed in 2014 allowing Eurocement to sell Belarusian cement in Russia, fully satisfying the demand for the country’s cement on the Russi...

Ukraine's ICIT to initiate anti-dumping investigations

05 July 2018, Published under Cement News

On 4 July 2018, Ukraine's Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade (ICIT) announced the initiation of two anti-dumping investigations into imports of steel and cement. The products being looked at by the investigations include cement originating from Russia, Belarus and Moldova. Both investigations are the latest in a series of Ukraine's probes into and measures against Russian and Belarus exports, but this is the first time when Ukraine called products from Moldova into questio...

Mordovcement carries out modernisation plan

19 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Mordovcement plant, part of Eurocement, is implementing its modernisation plan to increase the reliability of existing equipment and further automate the productioni process, according to Esmerk Russian News. The cement producer is investing in a new cement milling shop, which will enable the semi-dry plant to produce cement and improve the company’s total performance.

LafargeHolcim plays major role in World Cup stadium construction

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim contributed to the construction and reconstruction of key infrastructure projects in Russia, including eight of the 12 stadiums that will be used for the football tournament.   The group's cement plants in Shurovo, Ferzikovo and Volsk and aggregate quarries in Karelia Republic all played a vital role in providing construction materials for stadiums, such as Moscow's flagship Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven matches including the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arab...

Russian cement companies delivered 4.43Mt of cement by rail

01 May 2018, Published under Cement News

In the first quarter of 2018, Russian cement companies supplied 4.43Mt of cement to their customers by rail. EuroCement Group accounted for a 34.5 per cent share of this total, down from 37.5 per cent the previous year, according to Esmerk Russian News. The top five suppliers by rail transport are Novoroscement with 405,950t (+18.3 per cent), South Ural Mining And Processing Company with 348,500t (+35.4 per cent), Mordovcement with 338,250t (-25.8 per cent), Sukholozhskcement with 295,2...

Sibirskiy Cement production stable in 1Q18

30 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Sibirskiy Cement produced 473,500t of cement in January-March 2018, maintaining a stable output when compared with the equivalent period of the previous year, according to Esmerk Russian News. Topkinskiy Cement produced 320,100t of cement, Krasnoyarsk Cement 126,800t and Timluysky Cement 26,500t. Analysts reported that cement demand in Siberia fell 2.6 per cent YoY to 670,000t in the first quarter of 2018. Gennadiy Rasskazov, first vice-president of Sibirskiy Cement, expects a...