Mogilev-based Strommashina is planning to participate in the modernization of Belarusian cement plants, Interfax learnt from the company's administration.
The corresponding agreement was signed during the visit of representatives of the Chinese CITIC International Cooperation Co., Ltd to Strommashina. The Chinese company is carrying out upgrading projects at Belarusian cement plants, the source explained.
Strommashina plant was founded in 1913. It is the CIS leading manufacturer of equipment for the production of construction materials and railway ties. The company also specialises in equipment and technological lines (over 40 titles) for producing ceramic and fire bricks, asbestos-cement products (roofing slates, pipes), soft roofing (ruberoid, glass-fibre mats), railway sleepers and pointwork sleepers, cement goods (paving slabs, curb stones). The plant employs about 2,500 people.
In 2007 the company produced BYR 66.3 billion in commodities, 19.6% up on the year. Half of the output was exported.