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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...

Conch to begin Ulyanovsk plant construction in 2018

28 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement of China plans to begin construction of a cement plant in Russia's Ulyanovsk region, in spring 2018, local media have reported citing the press office of the region’s Russian Development Corp. "At the moment, a legal entity has been established and the first staff recruited to coordinate all activities carried out under the project. The design work has begun. In spring of the next year, the company plans to start construction,” Sergey Vasin, director of the Ulyanovsk Reg...

NLMK Group to supply raw materials to Eurocement

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

International steel and vertically-integrated company NLMK Group has signed a five-year contract for the supply of raw materials to the production facilities of Eurocement group. The contract, which runs until the end of 2022, covers a supply of up to 5Mta of raw materials to seven Eurocement Group companies. The raw materials that will be supplied include iron-containing additives and granulated slag from NLMK Lipetsk, chalk and clay from Stoilensky in Belgorod region and limestone scr...

Russia: driving development

26 April 2017, Published under Cement News

In spite of significant headway already made in terms of modernising the Russian cement production base, plenty of room for development remains. The modernisation of the industry continues as the country’s cement association, Soyuzcement, outlines plans to accelerate best-practice in the sector and appeals to the government for increased use of cement in infrastructure programmes. By CMPro, Russia. The drive to develop and improve the industry’s sustainability record continues I...

New international standard in Russia

04 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Russia has introduced Interstate standard GOST 31108-2016 “Cements Technical Specification,” as a national standard of the Russian Federation (RF), effective 1 March 2017. The technical characteristics requirements of the new standard are broadly similar to the EU’s EN 197-1: 2011 standard, except that GOST has 23 sub-types compared to the EN 197’s 39 sub-types. The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed the introduction of the standard as a step towards greater compatibility between ...

Gornozavodsktsement FY16 net profit down to RUB370.8m

30 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Gornozavodsktsement reported a -9.9 per cent drop in revenues to RUB3.65bn (US$64.7m) in FY16 vs RUB4.05bn in FY15, according to Russian accounting standards. FY16 net profit fell -45.4 per cent YoY from RUB679.3m to RUB370.8m.

Eurocement signs LoI for Uzbek cement plant

16 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement and Uzbekistan’s Uzqurilishmateriallari have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to build a cement plant in Uzbekistan. The new 2.4Mta works is expected to raise Eurocement’s production capacity in the country to 4.2Mta by 2020, according to Eurocement President Mikhail Skorokhod. “Besides construction of the cement plant, we are also discussing projects to upgrade the line for production of magnesia bricks and innovative construction materials, which will be sold not o...

The world in 2016 and outlook for 2017

10 February 2017, Published under Cement News

This year will be a challenging year for the multinational cement companies, which are now faced by uneven economic performance in the emerging markets, combined with a new era of global political uncertainty that could further destabilise markets. On balance, however, global growth looks set to be anchored by positive trends in the major markets of China, India and the US, more than offsetting the poor performance elsewhere. The large cement majors have spent years diversifying their por...

Russia: Sibirsky Cement reports 17% drop in output

24 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Production at the Russian cement company Sibirsky Cement fell 17 per cent YoY to 3.169Mt in 2016, said the company in a statement. The company attributed to declining sales to contracting domestic demand. Sibirsky expects demand for cement to fall 8-10 per cent to 4.7-4.8Mt in 2017. Output at Topkinsky Cement, Kemerovo region, declined 22 per cent YoY to 2.15Mt in 2016 while Krasnoyarsky Cement saw production slip three per cent to 752,500t. The Timlyuisky plant posted a 10 per cent d...