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Shiva Cement awards thyssenkrupp Industries India a 4000tpd kiln line project
Recent Orders - 27 November 2020

Shiva Cement awards thyssenkrupp Industries India a 4000tpd kiln line project

thyssenkrupp Industries India has won a EUR22m contract from Shiva Cement (JSW Cement Ltd) for a 4000tpd kiln line in Odisha, India.  Vivek Bhatta, MD and CEO of thyssenkrupp Industries India, said: “ We are delighted to have won the trust of Shiva Cement for this prestigious order. We are already seeing green shoots and a return to capital investments in the Indian cement industry.” VN ...

International - 01 December 2020

Colombian cement market expands 5% in October

Cement dispatches in Colombia increased 5.2 per cent YoY to 1.169Mt in October 2020 when compared with 1.111Mt delivered in October 2019, according to the national statistics agency, DANE. The rise was supported by an increase in the retail segment, where dispatches were up by 10.6 per cent YoY. Building companies and contractors increased their offtake by 4.2 per cent when compared with Oc...

Trading - 01 December 2020

Turkish cement exports to Turkmenistan rise by 79% in 9M20

Cement exports from Turkey to Turkmenistan increased by 79.1 per cent from January through September 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, amounting to US$14.8m, the Turkish Trade Ministry reported. In September 2020 cement exports from Turkey to Turkmenistan fell by 1.6 per cent compared to September 2019 and amounted to US$1.4m. In the same month,  Turkey exported US$344.6m worth ...

Freight Markets - 16 July 2020

Russia transports 11.18Mt of cement by rail in 1H20

In the first half of 2020, Russia’s cement producers shipped 11.18Mt of cement by rail, a 9.7 per cent decline YoY. Eurocement’s plants accounted for 37.5 per cent of the shipments, largely consistent with 37.7 per cent in the 1H19. As such, Mordovcement transported the most cement by rail (1.14Mt, -19.3 per cent). It was followed by Topki Cement (794,700t, -2.9 per cent) and Sebryakovcement...

Corporate - 01 December 2020

Riyadh Cement completes record kiln operation

Saudi Arabia-based Riyadh Cement Co has completed its longest kiln operation without interruption with 70 days of continuous operation (1676.67h) without any single minute interruption. The plant also operated the kiln at 103 per cent capacity, averaging 5145tpd of production from 5000tpd of designed plant capacity.   The stoppage was preventively taken to inspect the clinker pan conv...

Environmental - 30 November 2020

LafargeHolcim launch water-resistant cement in Bangladesh

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh has launched its Holcim Water project, a customised solution of water-resistant cement for the local cement market. The specially-designed cement reduces capillary action by resisting the permeation of water to make the product damp and seepage resistant. "This product has been developed through continuous consumer engagement, research and understanding of the damagi...

Recent Orders - 27 November 2020

Lucky Cement orders dual-fuel engines from Wärtsilä

Pakistan’s Lucky Cement has signed a contract with Wärtsilä for the supply of a combined cycle power plant with additional engine generating sets for its plant in Pezu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The facility is already equipped with 10 dual-fuel engines, supplied by Wärtsilä. "With new cement lines installed, an additional three Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines, each with an output of 10MW, have be...