Belarusian Cement Plant (BCP, the town of Kostyukovichi, Mogilev Region) increased the production of cement by 22.4% in January-March 2008 to a total of 218,000 tonnes, a company representative told Interfax.
The output of cement packed in sacks (25, 50, 1,000 kg) made 37,300 tons (2 times up), the source specified.
The Klimovichi branch of the enterprise produced 24 thousand tonnes of lime. All lime is sold on the domestic market, the source reminded.
Cement accounted for 93% of commodities produced by BCP.
Over the period in question the company produced BYR 35 billion worth of commodities, or 21% up on the year.
Domestic sales of the BCP grew 42% 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 Q1 2008 the plant invested over BYR 1.6 billion in the modernization of production facilities.
The Belarusian Cement Plant was set up in 1996. The staff counts 1,500 persons.