Baselcement develops new quarry
First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Baselcement-Pikalevo has announced that it has started to extract limestone from a new quarry near Leningrad in Russia. The new site at Zapadny will produce more than 800,000 tonnes of limestone a year when in full operation following opening of the second phase in 2011. The €10.6million investment will help the company meet demand for limestone from its alumina oxide facility.
Baselcement is also working on developing a new quarry at Vostochny which would add 25million tonnes of limestone reserves.