GENERAL SPONSOR OF PETROCEM 2018:
SPONSORS OF PETROCEM 2018:
PETROCEM 2006 ARCHIVE: GENERAL INFORMATION
On 9 – 11 April 2006 journal Cement and its Applications held the 4th Petrocem conference – Petrocem-2006.
Since it was first held in 2000 the Conference has become the largest
and most effective forum of cement specialists in FSU, acquired
traditions and constant participants (whose circle keeps expanding
every time) of its own. While Petrocem-2000 was attended by 170
delegates, the number of delegates at Petrocem-2006 was over 380. They
came from 36 countries and represented 210 companies and organizations.
Taking part in the Conference were representatives of most Russian,
Ukrainian, Byelorussian and Kazakhstani cement plants, cement producers
from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Israel, Ireland,
Latvia, Moldova, Portugal, Finland, France, Croatia, Uzbekistan and
Switzerland. Also represented were the Cement Industry Association,
Administration of St. Petersburg, largest Russian and international
cement holdings. Among the participants there were many cement
consumers, and especially widely represented were cement equipment
producers and services and materials suppliers. This provided an ample
chance for broad and fruitful contacts.
The conference agenda included 54 presentations covering varying
topics. A large part of the reports was devoted to the current status
in the cement industries of the world, Russia and her neighbours, and
also to investment potentials. The subject matters of equipment and
material suppliers’ presentations covered the current status of
practically all the cements production process stages and ways of
effective resource saving, environmental protection, cost reduction and
satisfying consumers’ requirements. The session devoted to laboratory
equipment, which presented new areas of process control, attracted a
good deal of interest.
No less interest than the presentations was caused by a large
exhibition with over 50 participants, which gave the delegates a chance
to see product samples and company prospectuses, obtain consultations
from specialists and discuss various details. It was at the exhibition
where topics of interest were discussed and specific problems were
As always, the conference was held at the famous Astoria Hotel and
ended with a gala dinner in a sumptuous marble hall of one of the most
beautiful palaces of St. Petersburg situated in Arts Square. The dinner
was accompanied by a concert given by outstanding showmen.
The PETROCEM organizers are proud of their record, which shows that
each consecutive Conference meets has been more successful than the
previous one. A great contribution to this success is assured by an
active participation of the conference sponsors – EUROCEMENT Group (Russia) as the general sponsor, as well as FLSmidth Group (Denmark); Credit Suisse Bank (Switzerland); Agroescort Company (Russia); International Cement Review journal (Great Britain).