Cement News tagged: Recent orders

Holcim orders 10 Hyliion Hypertrucks

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim US announced it is working with Hyliion Holdings to leverage the company's innovative electrified powertrain truck platform to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and accelerate its commitment to put sustainability at the core of its overall strategy.   Each Hyliion electric vehicle is estimated to reduce well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions by roughly 89 per cent when using re...

Drake Cement inaugurates new finish mill

25 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Ricardo Rizo Patrón, chairman of Skanon, the Board of Directors of Skanon Investments and Skanon CEO, Enrique Rozas, visited the Drake Cement plant on 11 May to inauguration the new finish mill at Drake Cement, Paulden , Arizona, USA. With this new project, Drake Cement and Materials continues to expand, reduce its environmental footprint and improve sustainability while offering high-qual...

IKN commissions Matres-Tolosane clinker cooler

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

An IKN Pendulum Cooler ® successfully started operation early this year at Martres-Tolosane cement plant in France.   IKN commissioned a 2500tpd cooler for a new production line at the Lafarge France ( Holcim group ) plant. Designed for use of up to 85 per cent alternative fuel, IKN’s clinker cooler reflects is equipped with a most modern single grate drive – dynamic linear drive (D...

Redecam commissions Bamburi Cement baghouse

17 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Redecam has commissioned a new bag filter at Bamburi Cement  ( Holcim Group ), Mombasa , Kenya. The project required a turnkey solution to convert the main kiln and electrostatic precipitator for a new baghouse. The project had been scheduled for 2020 but had been delayed because of COVID-19. There were no loss-in-time accidents.

Danucem’s Banská Bystrica plant adds alternative fuels line

Danucem’s Banská Bystrica plant adds alternative fuels line

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Companies Ecorec Slovensko and GreenTech Slovakia have joined forces and launched a new line for the production of alternative fuels at Danucem’s ( CRH ) Banská Bystrica concrete plant, Slovakia. Plastic waste that cannot be recycled again, will serve as a raw material for the production of alternative fuels. In the future, alternative fuels could replace up to 90 per cent of the energy...

SAMSON Materials Handling secures Eco Hopper order

09 May 2022, Published under Cement News

SAMSON Materials Handling has won an Eco Hopper order for handling cement clinker, limestone, coal and pellets to be installed at the port of Slite, Gotland, Sweden.   The SAMSON Eco Hopper will be suitably designed to unload materials at the quay area via crane grabs. The Eco Hopper will then discharge direct to trucks via a telescopic chute. Under normal operating conditions and based on...

 Bedeschi increases Domicem's reclaiming capacity

Bedeschi increases Domicem's reclaiming capacity

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has been awarded the complete revamping project to be managed by Domicem ( Colacem group ) for the limestone reclaiming system located at the San Cristobal plant, Dominican Republic. 

 The original stacking and reclaiming equipment, installed by Bedeschi in 2004, allows clay and limestone handling at the plant. The revamping of the machine will improve the limestone reclaiming sys...

ISA Engenharia completes Votorantim project

04 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Brazil-based ISA Engenharia, a specialist in automation solutions, has recently completed a project with Votorantim Cimentos to replace the gas analyser on Line 2 at Votorantim’s Sobral facility, Brazil. The new gas analyser was supplied by FLSmidth. Line 2 operates with a PlantPAx distributed control system from Rockwell Automation, which is designed to help cement producers make better, ...

CCB Beton receives new wheel loaders

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In 2020, Compagnie des Ciments Belges Beton (CCB Beton), part of the Cementir group , launched an investment plan for the replacement of its fleet of wheel loaders. Since then, four Volvo loaders have already been replaced and three more are scheduled to arrive at CCB Beton. With this replacement CCB Beton claims it will achieve a doubly positive impact. This includes guaranteed service...

SAMSON Materials Handling wins Turkish shiploader order

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

SAMSON Materials Handling has won an order for its narrow quay mobile shiploader systems to be installed in Turkey . The fully mobile chassis of the SAMSON mobile shiploader allows it to be operated anywhere in the port. The shiploader, designed to handle cement clinker material, will discharge direct to vessels typically up to 64,000dwt.     The proposed system will include one na...

MDG Handling Solutions wins Ciplan alternative fuel handling order

28 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions has been awarded the design, manufacture and testing of the complete new mechanical handling system for RDF alternative fuel system for the group Ciplan in Brazil. The project consist of a specially-tailored apron weighing conveyor and a huge main apron feeder as a collector. The assembly and testing of the weighing conveyor in underway at the company’s Italian wor...

Tamil Nadu Cement orders 10MW solar power plant

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamil Nadu Cement Corp Ltd   will be setting up a 10MW solar power plant at an outlay of INR650m (US$8.52m) for captive use, said Minister for Industries, Thangam Thennarasu. As per the Policy Note presented in the Assembly by Mr Thennarasu for 2022-23, Tamil Nadu Cement will construct the solar plant at its   Alangulam cement plant.  The company is also planning to install an altern...

Kanodia Cement completes Amethi grinding plant expansion

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Kanodia Cement has set up a new cement grinding unit at its Amethi plant, India. The grinding expansion is already completed and production began in April 2022. All four of the company’s cement grinding units are fully automated. Vishal Kanodia, managing director, Kanodia Cement, said that the Amethi expansion is part of the company’s strategy to increase its total cement capacity to 4....

Dal Machinery & Design win dryer order at Zement & Kalkwerke Otterbein

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Zement & Kalkwerke Otterbein has awarded Dal Machinery & Design (DAL Engineering Group) an EPC project to replace its limestone rotary dryer, which has been operating since 2005.  DAL will be responsible for manufacturing the complete new dryer which has dimensions of Ø3m x 22m including the shell, the internal material lifting plates, two tyres, four rollers and shafts and the rotary cha...

Mondi acquires paper bag lines from Lafarge Cement Egypt subsidiaries

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Mondi Group’s Mondi Paper Bags business unit has purchased paper bag converting lines from National Bag and Egypt Sack, two subsidiaries of Lafarge Cement Egypt . The addition of the production lines will increase Mondi’s annual capacity by around 150m-180m bags. Mondi Paper Bags COO, Claudio Fedalto, said: “Lafarge Cement Egypt is part of leading global building material company Holcim G...

AfriSam supplies N3 highway construction

13 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Work is proceeding apace on the N3, one of South Africa’s most vital arterial highways, between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Road upgrades, including extensive bridge work, are being conducted by Raubex Construction between Dardanellas and Lynnfield Park with cement, aggregate and ready-mix supplied by AfriSam .     Since April 2021, JSE-listed Raubex Construction has been active on a 4km ...