Nevyanskiy Cementnik, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 80 677 t of clinker in February, equivalent to 103.4% of the planned production for that month. In the same period 66 377 t of cement was made, or 111.6% of the production plan. These figures put the plant 13% ahead on clinker production and 7.2% ahead on cement production compared to February 2014.
In total, 69 980 t of cement was shipped to customers during February 2015, a gain of 16.1% y/y. More than half of this was CEM II/A-SH 32.5 N, which increased by 2861 t or 8.6%. This type of cement, together with CEM II / B-W 32.5 H, is shipped in eco-friendly and durable 3-ply paper bags.
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