International Cement Review articles tagged under : Case Studies

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 Group in Nigeria, and continuing operation and maintenance contracts for the producer. By Xintao Zhao, Bao Tian, Xiaolong Li, Ban Ding, CBMI Construction Co, Ltd, China. Kala...

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...

Supplying Cimco’s new plant 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 ...

Saraburi’s smart grinding 15 June 2020

Saraburi’s smart grinding

Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd (SCCC) has upgraded the raw material grinding unit at its Saraburi plant, Thailand, with a COMFLEX® system, engineered and supplied by KHD. The project has enabled the cement producer t...

26 May 2020

Minimising the mining impact

Limestone has been mined from Ube Industries’ Isa quarry in Yamaguchi, Japan, since 1948. However, what makes this mine special is that it is located in the immediate vicinity of a residential area. Therefore, Ube In...

19 May 2020

Cement for the future

Following a significant investment at its Rioclaro plant in Colombia, Cementos Argos has started the production of green cement based on the thermal activation of clays. Along with an increase in alternative fuel use...

12 May 2020

Automation at Caracolito

Integrating collective knowledge and suggestions for improvements by end users form the basis of CEMEX’s drive to advance operational excellence at its plant in Caracolito, Colombia. The plant’s Line 2 was the focus ...

07 April 2020

Powering up with WHR

In the south of Pakistan, Power Cement Ltd (PCL), part of the Arif Habib Group, has started production from a new 7700tpd clinker line supplied by FLSmidth. The hot exhaust gases from the new facility are utilised to...

24 March 2020

Tasek’s fabric filter conversion

CTP Team has completed an ESP conversion project for Tasek Corp’s Ipoh cement plant in Malaysia to help the producer comply with new regulations for dust emissions at the stack. The 3-in-1 fabric filter system is des...

18 February 2020

Medcem's Tunisian investment

Hanacem Tunisia is a subsidiary of Medcem Global, the sole cement and clinker exporting company for Turkey-based Eren Holding. To support export operations Medcem constructed the Hanacem grinding plant in Gabès, Tuni...

28 January 2020

Gaining ground in Gabon

As Gabon restructures its economy, local cement producers seek to consolidate their position in the domestic market. CIMAF Gabon is investing significantly to increase its presence through the expansion of its existi...

27 January 2020

New-look Limak Anka

The new-look Limak Anka integrated cement plant in Ankara, Turkey, was launched with modern production technologies and minimal environmental impact in mind. By employing the latest-generation equipment, optimising p...

13 January 2020

The making of Oruro

Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) recently brought its 1Mta cement plant in Oruro, Bolivia, online. The project is the first of two greenfield production facilities supported by the government t...