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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...

Sinoma to build 5000tpd Salavat plant

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

A cement plant worth almost RUB12bn (US$194m) will be built in the Russian Republic of Bashkiria, RBC news agency reported on Tuesday. The clinker capacity of the plant will be 5000tpd. Prominvest, a company specialising in the production of cement, acts as an investor of the project, which has become one of the priority projects in the Salavat region. Following the visit of the Bashkir delegation to China, an agreement was reached on the participation of Sinoma Group for the new plant....

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.