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Mykolaivcement’s net profit falls to UAH174m

03 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ukrainian cement producer Mykolaivcement, indirectly controlled by CRH, has seen its net profit decline by 6.1 per cent to UAH174m (US$6.5m) in 2018, according to Ukrainian News Agency reports. Revenues slipped 3.1 per cent to UAH1.083bn YoY in 2018 while cement sales fell seven per cent to 712,000t. As a result, the company had a domestic market share of 7.9 per cent.

Ukraine cement output up 77% in March

26 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s cement producers increased output of cement by 77.3 per cent YoY to 0.717Mt, according to data from the Ukrainian State Statistics Service. Compared with production in February 2019, output increased 8.8 per cent from 0.538Mt. In 2018 cement production slipped one per cent YoY to 8.926Mt.

Ukraine picks up the pace

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ahead of the forthcoming UkrCemFor 2019 conference in Kiev next month, Pavlo Kachur, chairman of the Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine (Ukrcement), provides a timely update on the domestic cement sector’s priorities, progress and prospects. CRH-owned Mykolaiv Cement’s 1.3Mta works is one of the three cement plants owned by the Irish group in Ukraine ICR: How did the Ukrainian construction industry and domestic cement demand perform in 2018? Pavlo Kachur (PK): The st...

HeidelbergCement reportedly considers selling Ukrainian assets

11 February 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is reportedly considering the sale of its assets in Ukraine, according to Interfax-Ukraine. "HeidelbergCement is selling its assets in Ukraine. The deal is to be held in March-April of this year. The buyer will be the Ukrainian investment group Concorde Capital," said a source for the news agency. HeidelbergCement Ukraine owns three plants in the country – Kryvyi Rih, Kamyanske and Amvrosiyivka. As yet, the company has not commented on the alleged sale.


04 February 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has sold, or agreed the sale of, a number of assets. These include a 50 per cent interest in Ciment Quėbec, land in the Cairo area that used to have a cement works and a minority stake in Syria.  The agreed sale of the activities in the Ukraine include one integrated cement works, one grinding plant, two quarries and two ready-mixed concrete batching plants. In total, these disposals add up to in excess of EUR150m.        

Ukraine cement output slips 1% in 2018

25 January 2019, Published under Cement News

The production of cement in Ukraine has fallen by one per cent to 8.926Mt in 2018 when compared with the previous year, according to the State Statistics Service. In 2017 Ukrainian cement producers manufactured 9.307Mt of cement, up 2.3 per cent YoY. In December 2018, domestic output decreased by 19.9 per cent YoY to 355,000t while MoM the drop was 50.4 per cent.

Kryvyi Rih plant orders ESP to baghouse conversion

30 October 2018, Published under Cement News

CTP Team has recently signed a contract for the replacement of the existing electrostatic precipitator (ESP) with a modern bag filter with HeidelbergCement, a project to be carried out at the cement producer's plant in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine. CTP Team will supply a new baghouse equipped with SWAP bag cleaning technology, which uses low-pressure compressed air. The new filter will take into account the strict demands made by the existing surroundings. CTP will design the new filter to make use ...

Belarusian cement exports to be sold through commodity exchange

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

From 1 January 2019, approximately 200,000tpa or 10 per cent of Belarus’ total cement exports will be available to purchase from the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), according to Roman Yaniv, press secretary of BUCE. Selling cement through this arrangement means that the country will be able to diversify target markets. Vladimir Kiselev, director general, Belarusian Cement Co, has stated that the company is ready to sell any amount of cement through the commodity exchange. ...

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...

Ukrainian cement production falls 3% in 8M18

05 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Ukraine for the Jan-Aug 2018 period has fallen 2.9 per cent YoY, according to Pavlo Kachur, head of the Ukrcement Association of Cement Manufacturers. "The results of work for the eight months are not very optimistic. We have a decline in cement production by about 2.9 per cent compared to the same period in 2017. Production of clinker also slowed down. And this despite the fact that construction increased by 5.7 per cent," said Mr Kachur. The decrease in production ...