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Austrian investors eager to build biodiesel plants in Ukraine

Austrian investors have recently expressed interest in investing nearly 200 million euros into biodiesel plants in Ukraine. BioDiesel Vienna has held negotiations in recent months with Ukrainian officials, expressing interest in investing 100 million euros into the construction of two biodiesel plants....

Silvinit to launch new deicing agents

Silvinit has started production of new deicing agents that meet Russian State Standards, said the company lately. According to State Standard 2003, the deicer layer  on the road must not be more than 1-5 mm thick. Russian Road Scientific Research Institute certificated the new material...

Development programme for chemical production in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan makes an extensive use of its own mineral resources for chemical production.  The country focuses on expansion of mineral fertilizer production for agricultural sector. The production of nitrogen fertilizers was expanded by opening the 350 tpa carbamide plant in Tedgen. Now the government...

Voronezhsynthezkauchuk JSC (Russia) Announces 10 Months' Operating Results

For 10 months of 2006 "Voronezhsynthezkauchuk" JSC, a Voronezh-based producer of synthetic rubbers, thermoplastics and latex,  manufactured 22,306 tonnes of rubbers and latex, including 8,315 tonnes  exports, 1,814 tonnes new generation rubber SKD-ND. In October all units  of...

Nizhnekamskneftekhim Ltd. launches commercial production of polypropylene

After optimizing technological processes, “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” Ltd. started up commercial polypropylene production, said the company lately. The company  acquired licenses for production of over 80 PP grades including homopolymers, thermoplastics, random and shock-resistant copolymers....

Amtel-Vredestein meets with Continental

Enschede, The Netherlands -Amid speculation by Russian media, Tyre producer Amtel-Vredestein N.V. (LSE:AMV) confirmed today that it has held discussions with Continental AG in relation to possible areas of cooperation in Russia, said the press service of Amtel. These discussions are at an early...

Chalk Production in Russia Has Increased by 42.4%

Over the past 6 years chalk production in Russia increased by 42.4%, exceeding 25.3 million tonnes in 2005. Raw materials used in cement manufacturing account for 91% of the total chalk production; around 4% of produced chalk is used in lime manufacturing. According to "Infomain"...

New Techologies Made Difference At Kukonsuperfosfat JSC (Uzbekistan)

Kukonsuperfosfat JSC,  a Kokand-based producer of phosphate fertilizers in Uzbekistan, has successfully completed modernization of its plant expanding capacities up to 700 tonnes of phosphate fertilizers per day.  Raw materials for this facility are supplied from Zarafshane, Fergana...

Ammophos JSC Produced Fifty-Millionth Tonne of Sulphuric Acid

Ammophos JSC (Russia) celebrated the production of a fifty-millionth tonne of sulphuric acid, which plays a key role in the plant's general technological chain, said the company's press service.The plant manufactured its first lot on 14 January, 1974. According to 2005 results, Ammophos...

Empils presented a program of business development in Russia and in Central Asia in 2007 for distributors

There was an International Conference of Empils' distributors for the company's partners from Russia and Central Asia. Empils organizes such information events for its customers annually. The Concern regards the conference as a necessary link in making a unified information field for the company...

Amtel-Vredestein Third Quarter Sales up 14%

Amtel-Vredestein, a car tyres producer in Netherlands and Russia, announced Q3 results. Q3 and Nine Months 2006 Consolidated Financial Highlights (un-audited)Net Sales increased 14% in Q3 2006 from $173 million to $198 million versus Q3 2005 and up 6% over Q2 2006. Net Sales rose 19% for the...

PVC of Sterlitamak-based 'Caustic' Certified by GOST R System

STRELITAMAK, November 17. /FIS/. Voluntary certification of polyvinyl resins production was conduced at the Sterlitamak-based 'Caustic'. Certificates of conformity in the GOST R certification system were issued for polyvinylchloride of suspension grades PVC-S -7058M, PVC-S-7059M, PVC-S-6359M,...

Sajanskchimplast JSC (Russia) plans to launch staight rigid pipes

Production of staight rigid pipes from waste cables and plastic sections is coming on stream at Sajanskchimplast plant, said the company's press service lately. The new product is used as insulation when laying electric cables and of high demand at the Russian market of industrial applications. The...

Dow Chemical Applauds Announcement on the US-Russia Bilateral Agreement for Russia's World Trade Organization (WTO) Accession

The Dow Chemical Company congratulates both Russian and American trade negotiators on concluding in principle a comprehensive and commercially meaningful bilateral agreement – enabling the next steps for Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).With operations in Russia since...

Belarus : Belneftekhim-Shanghai trading company to venture in China

China is going to add a new name in its trading company list in this December i.e Belneftekhim-Shanghai. In this combined venture Belarusian company will share about 90 percent of the capital.Company is optimistic about the trade turnover, will reach about USD 50 million by next year. A trading organization...

JCS Sibur Holding completes an agreement with Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Japan)

On October, 7 JSC Sibur Holding completed a collaboration agreement with Yokogawa Electric Corporation.  The agreement aim is to upgrade engineering process of JCS Sibur Holding using Yokogawa modern system of engineering process, measuring system, information technology and services.JSC Sibur Holding...

EuroChem enterprise in Nevinnomyssk produced merchant-grade products worth rur 8.7 bn during the first nine months of 2006

During the first nine months of the year Nevinnomyssky Azot, a part of EuroChem - the largest Russian producer of mineral fertilizers - produced merchant-grade products worth RUR 8.7 bn.The enterprise hit its production target ahead of schedule (106.4%). At the same time there was a trend towards scheduled...

Ukraine to Participate In Construction of Gas Storage Tanks And Chemical Plant In Iran

In cooperation with Ukrainian Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen (UUMB) and "Eastern European Alliance" enterprise,  Ukrainian and Irani government officials plan to realise a range of projects in chemical, energy, transport and building sectors.These issues were discussed during the...

Arsenal of Industry (Russia) Starts Up New Plant of Disposable Cups

Research and Production Association “Arsenal of industry” (Russia), specializing in the design, development and manufacture of state-of-the-art blown film making machinery, started up a new plant for plastic disposable cups in Belgorod  in October, 2006. The production capacity of the...


RUE "Svetlogorsk PA "Khimvolokno" is to carry out 9 investment projects for production of Fully Drawn Yarns,  composite  threads, yarns on spools and others to 2007."Khimvolokno" PA is comprised of a Polyester Yarn Plant, a Viscose Production Plant,...

Belshina (Belarus) to Modernize Production of Extra Large Tyres

A part of equipment for modernizing  production of extra large  tyres is about to arrive at Belshina JSC, said the company's press service. At present Belshina  is carrying out preparatory construction and assembly works at its  tyre plant. The company has already held...

Kemerovo-based Azot JSC Celebrates Anniversary

On 3 November, a ceremony dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Azot JSC took place in the town of Kemerovo.Nowadays Azot JSC is one of the largest chemical enterprises in Western Siberia. It manufactures a wide range of chemicals: caprolactam, chemical fertilizers, sulphuric and nitric acids, and others....

Severodonetsk Azot Association Advances Equipment at Water Treatment Unit

In the nearest future "Severodonetsk Azot Association" CJSC plans to purchase 20 new ion-exchange filters for its water treatment unit, which has been used for more than 30 years and is completely worn out now. The unit is supplying   "Severodonetsk"   operations...

Ammofos Ltd produced fifty millionth tonne of sulfuric acid

Ammofos Ltd (Russia) has produced the fifty millionth tonne of sulfuric acid recently, said the company's media service.  The government officials of  Vologda Region and senior managers of Phosagro CJSC attended a ceremony devoted to this happening.The Mayor of Cherepovets Mikhail Stavrovskij...

NATO-supported pesticide destruction project opens in Moldova

The opening ceremony of the NATO-OSCE Trust Fund project for the destruction of dangerous pesticides in Moldova was held on 7 November in Chisinau. The event was attended by Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin and other high-level officials from Moldova, NATO, the OSCE and the contributing countries.Belgium...

Volzhsky Orgsynthese JSC (Russia) announces nine month results

Volzhsky Orgsynthese JSC announced preliminarily operational results for the first nine months of 2006. During the reported period, produce (services) sales revenue growth made 32.5%, income increased by 22.9%, net profit  - by 23.9% in comparison with 2005 results....

LLC Korund commissions facility for alkyd-based polyesters

LLC Korund  (Dzerzhinsk, Nizhnij Novgorod Territory) launched a facility  for alkyd-based polyesters  on November, 7, said the company's media service recently.   The  30,0000 tpa unit  was constructed  at the company's site within the framework of ...

Uralkali to hold extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on December 14

On November 2, Uralkali's Board of Directors agreed to call an extraordinary general meeting  for setting the volume of dividends to be paid according to the 9 month results in 2006.  The decision is to be made by absentee voting on December 14. Registration deadline is on November 7. Recommended ...

Lukoil-Naftokhim to construct chlorine factory in Kalush, Ukraine

Victor Yushchenko attended a ceremony of laying a foundation for chemical factory in Kalush (Ivano-Frankivsk Region) to produce chlorine and caustic soda, whose major investor is Lukoil-Naftokhim, president's press office reported. In his speech, the President described this three-year...

Uralkali restarts operations at its chemical plant

The chemical plant of Uralkali's First Mining Division restarts operational activity, said the company on November 3.Uralkali (Berezniki, Perm Territory) has renewed the work of the chemical plant of the First Mining Division. Its mine was stopped on the October, 28 due to the significant increase...

JSC Sumykhimprom increases output up to 2,436 tonnes

JSC Sumykhimprom has increased its output compared with last year, informed the company's press-service lately. It produced 2,436 tonnes of various chemicals from March to September 2006, against 1,176 tonnes for the same period last year.This year the company expanded product...

Shares of “Zaporozhkoks” (Ukraine) fell by more than 40 %

 Shareholders of “Zaporozhkoks”, a Zaporozhje-based coke producer,  took off the item of share floating from the agenda, said "Delo" newspaper recently. "Floating of additional USD2.2m shares won't be considered at the shareholders' meetings in the nearest...

Russian GOTEK Group Is Recertified

In October GOTEK Group was recertified to confirm that its quality management system meets ISO 9001:2000 requirements. Experts from  "Russian Register JSC" Certification Association carried out a three-day audit at GOTEK Group's enterprises. They checked organizational management,...

Slantsy JSC launches expanded polyethylene facility

Slantsy JSC (Slantsy, Russia), a leading producer of petrochemical products, has recently commissioned a facility for expanded polyethylene   with full capacity of 130 tonnes per mounth. The product features 6mm thick extruded flexible  elastomer with a closed-cell structure. This expanded...

Siegwerk opens production plant in St. Petersburg

Ink manufacturer Siegwerk opened its new manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg, Russia, Coating Flash  reports."Russia is a fascinating market, in which we invest, in order to offer our most important Russian customers fast, on-site service", said Siegwerk's CEO Herbert Forker at the...

Trading company Belneftekhim-Shanghai to start working in China in December

The trading company Belneftekhim-Shanghai will start working in China in December this year. The concern Belneftekhim and the foreign company Hengsen Shanhai are its founders. The share of capital of the Belarusian company in the new joint venture will make 90 per cent, BelTA was told in the concern....

Zarja JSC to auction its assets again

An auction held by Zarja JSC (Dzerzhinsk, Russia)  on October, 24, 2006, was declared void  because nobody came.  Equipment from its  membrane cell facility was to go on auction block for the  lowest  price of RUB7m (USD260,000). Zarja`s creditors are to fix the...

Silvinit JSC upgrades its energy-saving technology

Silvinit JSC (Solikamsk, Russia) has recently commissioned a power and energy control automatic system (PECAS) to make a further step in its energy-saving policy. This instrument will enable the company to control energy supplies and consumption in real-time mode at all units by providing...

Development programme of Belaruskali adopted by Council of Ministers

According to the regulation of the Belarus Council of Ministers, "Development Programme of RUE "PA "Belaruskali" until 2012" was adopted.The Programme aims at  increasing company exports by expanding production of potash fertilizers up to 9...

KuibyshevAzot moves west

The Board of Directors of KuibyshevAzot OJSC made a decision on its meeting held on 26.10.2006 to open a representative office in Latvia. The company explains its western move by a desire to optimize costs for its product deliveries to Europe. As the railway tariffs for transportation of fertilizers...
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