ERJ staff report (BC)
Amherst, Massachusetts – Russian carbon black producer Omsk Carbon Group has announced plans to build a new carbon black plant in Mogilev, Belarus, according to Notch Consulting.
A new company, IOOO Omsk Carbon Mogilev, will manage the plant, which will cost an estimated $130m (€102m) and will come onstream in 2015 with a capacity of 80 000 tonnes, expanding to 150 000 tonnes by 2019.
Employment will total 450 at full capacity. More than half of output will be consumed by OAO Belshina, a…