International Cement Review articles tagged under : Case Studies

19 October 2021

Gasin Cement’s road to RDF

Faruk Investment Group (FIG) has recently launched a mechanical biological treatment facility in the city of Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq. The project aims to tackle the issue of uncontrolled municipal solid waste by converting it into refuse-derived fuel, thereby providing FIG-owned Gasin Cement Co with an alternative fuel source and reducing the environmental impact of waste disposal in the r...

14 September 2021

Lukavac’s AF initiatives

Since being privatised in 2001, the Lukavac cement plant in Bosnia-Herzegovina has seen a number of major investments. In more recent years, the focus has been on fine-tuning existing equipment to increase the plant’...

09 August 2021

Working in the present, looking to the future

While 2020 was a difficult year for the cement industry, Brazil’s leading cement player adapted and continued its expansion. Sustainability and the health and safety of its staff were key considerations in addressing...

06 July 2021

Modern milling in Mexico

Encouraged by healthy construction demand and promising growth potential, two regional cement manufacturers have decided to invest in cement grinding facilities in Yucatán, Mexico. Both Cementos Fortaleza and Holcim ...

Scaling up for growth 29 June 2021

Scaling up for growth

Cement producers do not just manufacture cement, they need to sell it too. So what happens when a new equity partner invests in the company with a plan to increase factory output sixfold? How do you scale up for grow...

28 June 2021

Asment Temara’s automated truck dispatch approach

Votorantim Cimentos Morocco has implemented a new automatic truck dispatch system to manage the flow and loading of trucks within its Asment Temara cement works. The move is part of the group’s global strategy to imp...

The arrival of Rhône Ciments 19 April 2021

The arrival of Rhône Ciments

Rhône Ciments, the new Cem’In’Eu grinding facility equipped with the latest 4.0 technology and a capacity of 240,000tpa, has now started production. After 18 months of construction work and delays due to the COVID-19...

12 April 2021

Commissioning from a distance

Thanks to digitalisation, it is no longer unusual to parametise and commission single components remotely. Always thinking ahead, for the first time BEUMER Group has  commissioned a complete packaging line including ...

08 March 2021

NIR online analysis for finish mill applications

Nuh Çimento’s SpectraFlow near-infrared online analyser improves quality control at the Hereke cement plant in Turkey While near-infrared (NIR) analysis is an established technology for the analysis of r...

08 March 2021

Building Biskria Cement

CBMI Construction Co Ltd was awarded the contract for a 2 x 6000tpd cement plant project by Biskria Cement Co of Algeria. Employing efficient construction management and innovative processes, the modern facility was ...

08 March 2021

Rising to the challenge

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and the way we work. CBMI has successfully navigated the impact of the crisis by progressing with construction of the Kalambaina Cement Plant Line 3 project for BUA G...

22 December 2020

DG Khan’s continuous drive

DG Khan Cement Co Ltd is one of Pakistan’s largest producers with a total capacity of 6.72Mta. Having launched a new integrated line in 2018, the company continues investing in its domestic manufacturing base to impr...

15 December 2020

Shchurovsky Cement celebrates 150 years

Part of LafargeHolcim Russia, this year Shchurovsky Cement’s plant in Kolomna is celebrating 150 years of cement production. Over its long history the integrated works has invested in continuous improvements to enhan...

23 November 2020

Mizu’s modernisation moves

Mizu Cimentos Especiais, Brazil’s fourth-largest cement producer, continues to invest in its production base employing sustainable production technologies. Part of the country’s business conglomerate Polimix, the cem...

26 October 2020

Supplying Cimco’s new plant

Earlier this year, Intercem and CimMetal Group signed an agreement for their fourth collaboration in west Africa, this time for a new 2.5Mta cement grinding plant in Togo. Under the name of Cimco SA, the new facility...

12 August 2020

Taking Loma Negra to the next level

InterCement subsidiary Loma Negra has been in the process of expanding its L’Amalí cement plant in Argentina, including a new 5800tpd state-of-the-art kiln, two vertical roller mills as well as a complete system for ...