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Russian cement consumption rises by 3.5% in January

16 March 2018, Published under Cement News

In January 2018 the volume of cement consumption in Russia amounted to 2.2Mt, up 3.5 per cent on January 2017, reported the Cement Producers’ Union (CPU). Domestic cement production increased in January 2018 by 7.9 per cent to 2.1Mt when compared with the same period in 2017. The CPU added that the Russian market was on course for three per cent growth in cement demand in 2018, with February's demand expected to also see a three per cent rise, supported by the building renovations in Mosc...

Anhui Conch

22 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch is seeking funding to the tune of US$500m to help realise its plans to build a new cement plant in Russia. In 2016 the company signed a joint venture with Ulyanovsk Oblast Development Group to construct a 5000tpd cement works in the Terengulsky district of the Ulyanovsk region. Construction of the plant was due to begin in 1Q18 with the facility due for completion in late 2020-early 2021. “Currently the project is still in the pre-preparation stage, and design and equipment pr...

Eurocement to modernise two Leningrad works

16 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group will invest RUB2.2bn (US$37.7m) in the modernisation of two cement plants in the Leningrad region, Russia. Pikalyovskiy Cement will see investment of RUB1bn as it receives new milling equipment and one of the two grinding lines will be converted to a closed-circuit set-up. This will enable the works to increase the output of premium cement, lower production costs and reduce air emissions.  At the Peterburg cement works Eurocement will built a gas-fired thermal power p...

Anhui Conch seeks finance for Ulyanovsk plant

31 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement Company Ltd requires US$500m from financial institutions to bring its plan for a cement in Russia to fruition, according to Xu Yue, Anhui Conch's minister of equipment. Anhui Conch Cement signed an agreement with Ulyanovsk Oblast Development Group to develop the project together on 19 July 2016 and a joint venture was agreed in December 2016. Anhui Conch concluded that Ulyanovsk State's cement project was the best of a number of possible cement projects along the Federal...

Lipetskcement produces 0.684Mt of cement

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 684,000t of cement in 2017, representing a rise of 6.8 per cent YoY, and 600,000t of clinker, a YoY increase of 16.1 per cent. Bagged cement output grew by 2.7 per cent YoY to 160,500t. CEM I 42.5N high-quality cement accounted for 478,500t , an increase of 17.5 per cent when compared with 2016. The company’s cement sales advanced by 2.4 per cent YoY to 667,500t with more than 400,000t delivered by road, an increase of 13 per cent ...

Voronezh Cement increases dispatches by 5%

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement-owned Voronezh Cement saw a five per cent YoY advance in its shipments to customers in 2017. Dispatches rose to 1.8Mt by the end of the year. The company increased its cement output by five per cent to 1.808Mt while its clinker production rose by 10 per cent to 1.717Mt when compared with the company’s production figures in 2016.

Nevjansky Tsementnik increases output in 2017

24 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Nevyansky Tsementnik, part of Eurocement, produced 823,339t of clinker and 1Mt of cement in 2017. This represents an increase by seven and 15 per cent, respectively, when compared with 2016. Production and shipment of cement at the plant reached an all-time high in July 2017. Output increased to 121,682t while deliveries were up to 127,284t.

Jidong Cement awards Mechel coal contract

21 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Chinese cement producer Jidong Cement has awarded a 3Mt coal supply contract to Russian mining company Mechel. "Over the year Mechel will supply up to 3Mt of steam coal mined at LLC Elgaugol's Elga Open Pit Mine and JSC Yakutugol's Neryungrinsky Open Pit Mine,” said the Russian mining company in a statement. The Elga coal complex is one of the world’s largest untapped deposits with coal reserves of around 2.2bnt in Yakutia. The Neryungrinsky mine is one of three in the company’s 197.5Mt Y...

Lipetskcement brings new logistics facility online

20 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, has launched a new RUB600m (US$10.4m) production and logistics facility for packing, palletising and shipping of cement. The investment enables Lipetskcement to ship up to 10,000tpd of cement. The company has increased its loading rate of bulk cement trucks by more than five times. In the packing section, the bagging rate has more than doubled to 2400bags/h.

Eurocement Group to invest in Kaliningrad plant

26 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement Group is reported to be considering investment in the construction of a new plant in the Danor industrial park, in the Guruyevsky district of the country’s Kaliningrad exclave, according to the Government of the Kaliningrad region. The new cement works is expected to reduce the region’s dependence on cement trucked in from other parts of Russia while making a positive contribution to the development of Kaliningrad’s industry. "This large-scale project is in line w...