Belarusian Cement Plant (BCP, the town of Kostyukovichi, Mogilev Region) increased the production of cement by 22.3% in January-February 2008 to a total of 122,400 tonnes, a company representative told Interfax.
The output of cement packed in sacks (25, 50, 1,000 kg) made 19,600 tons (2 times up), the source specified.
The Klimovichi branch of the enterprise produced 15 thousand tonnes of lime (2.6% up). All lime is sold on the domestic market, the source reminded.
Cement accounted for 90.5% of commodities produced by BCP.
Over the period in question the company produced BYR 19.4 billion worth of commodities, or 20.1% up on the year.
Domestic sales of the BCP grew 36% on the year.
In late December 2007 the company commissioned another cement-making furnace. The furnace is expected to boost the annual capacity of the plant by 200,000 tonnes of cement, the source reminded.
In January-February 2008 the plant invested over BYR 611 million in the modernization of production facilities.
The Belarusian Cement Plant was set up in 1996. The staff counts 1,500 persons.