more than last year
The largest in Russia and the CIS holding for the production of building materials "EUROCEMENT group" for its performance in the first half of this year, a strong growth of key indicators: an increase in shipments of cement consumers +7%.
For the six months of 2013 total production of 16 plants of the Holding Company in Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan was more than 11.5 million tons of cement, which is 5% higher than the same period last year. The growth in cement shipments to customers amounted to an average of 7% and 1 million tonnes higher than in the same period of 2012.
"Today" EUROCEMENT group "has a capacity capable of providing high-quality cement global projects of any complexity and volume. On our cement constructed subway station in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara and other cities, drilling platforms, roads, sports facilities, "the 2013 Universiade" in Kazan — stadiums and related infrastructure, building for use as part of the World Football Championship in 2018, including the stadium "Spartak" Moscow. The volume of production of the Holding Company allows to build 100 million m2 of housing, to lay 20,000 km of roads, build 67 million m2 of industrial infrastructure in the year. Our customers are 300 million people, "- said the President of the Holding" EUROCEMENT group "Mikhail Skorokhod.
Products Russian enterprises "EUROCEMENT group" is the owner of the highest awards — Platinum Quality Mark International exhibition (competition), "Russian Mark (III millennium). Quality mark of XXI century "and diplomas of the" 100 best goods of Russia "and passed environmental review and the conclusion has to be compliant with" EcoMaterial Basic. Eco-friendly building materials. " Obtaining the certificate confirms that the product complies with all enterprises with environmental standards, is safe for humans, and in the manufacture of products using advanced technology and equipment, which minimizes the impact on the environment.
"Plans" EUROCEMENT group "- holding radical modernization of existing facilities and the increase in the production of dry cement from 25% to 100% by 2018. This will significantly improve the energy efficiency of production and to increase the capacity of the Holding Company for 4,000,000 tons of cement per year. The modernization also involves a significant investment in training, who will work on the advanced equipment in the world ", — said Mikhail Skorokhod.
Background on "EUROCEMENT group"
"EUROCEMENT group" — an international, vertically integrated industrial holding, is the leader of the Russian production of construction materials.
"EUROCEMENT group" one of the ten largest cement companies in the world, comprises 16 cement factories in Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, as well as plants for the production of concrete, reinforced concrete, quarries and non-metallic materials and industrial construction.
Production capacity of the Holding is 40.0 million tons of cement, 10 million m3 of concrete. Stocks of non-metallic materials for the extraction of carbonate rocks with total explored reserves amount to over 2.8 billion tons, mining granite reserves — about 1.8 billion tons
In December 2012 "EUROCEMENT group" launched a new plant for the production of cement "dry" method in the Voronezh region, designed to produce 3 million tons of cement per year. The share of cement production "dry" method increased from 13% to 25% of the total production of the Holding.