Lasselsberger GmbH (Austria) plans to launch a plant for the production of fiber cement plates and a factory for kaolin wet cleaning in the Chelyabinsk region. Both companies will operate in Plastovsky District on the territory of the operating Plast-Rifey LLC bought by the Austrian investor. The total investments will amount to 60 million euros, the investment project duration is two years. About 200 jobs will be created with the launch of the new production facilities. The mineral raw materials produced in Plast are planned to be supplied to the Lasselsberger ceramic tile plant in Ufa and the future enterprise for the production of dry construction mixtures on the border of Bashkiria with the Chelyabinsk Region. According to experts, gaining access to raw materials will help the company to strengthen its position in the Russian market of ceramic tiles.
Swiss concern Omya intends to invest up to 200 million rubles to increase the capacity of its plant located in the village of Subutak (the Chelyabinsk Region). The relevant agreement was reached between Boris Dubrovsky, Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region, and Harald Pfaler, CEO of the South-East division of Omya International AG, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Pizzarotti, an Italian construction company, signed an agreement on investment cooperation with the government of the Chelyabinsk Region. The agreement provides for the implementation of a number of projects in the region with the involvement of public-private partnership (PPP), as reported by the press office of the regional Ministry of Economic Development.
China State Construction Company China Railway Group became a participant in the project of building a high-speed railroad between Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk; the investment in the project will amount to $ 2.5 billion, said E Zhongqi, Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of the International Trade of Heilongjiang Province, summing up the Fourth Russian-Chinese Expo in Harbin.
Pizzarotti I. E., a subsidiary of the Italian Pizzarotti, plans to construct two health facilities in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, the company’s CEO, Ferruccio Brazili, told reporters on Friday.
American company Emerson expands its production in Chelyabinsk due to the growth of the oil and gas industry in Russia, as reported by David Farr, President of the Corporation.