Cement News tagged under: Al Safwa Cement

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A flurry of activity in the white cement sector

28 June 2019, Published under Cement News

This week ICR reported on FLSmidth’s successful contract award of Al Safwa Cement's project to convert one of its grey production lines to white cement by 2020. The white cement market is providing extra opportunities to Saudi cement producers as demand for grey cement has been subdued and additional revenue streams are needed. Previously, another Saudi cement company, Al Jouf Cement , had spotted the opportunity offered by this profitable niche market. In April, it announced it would con...

Arabian Cement in merger talks with Al Safwa Cement

09 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement has entered into potential merger talks with Al Safwa Cement of Saudi Arabia, owned by El Khayyat Group, Public Pension Authority (PPA) and General Organisation for Social Insurance (GOSI). Arabian Cement has been attracted by the locational advantage of the plants of both companies and source of raw materials, besides the cost savings in selling, general and administrative expenses and relatively lean inventories, according to Al-Rajhi Capital Research. In addition, both...

Al-Safwa Cement, SEC, sign deal for recycling of carbon ash

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has signed a cooperation agreement with Al-Safwa Cement Co of Saudi Arabia for the recycling of carbon ash and the use of oils and oil residues as an alternative fuel source. Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Tuaimi, executive vice president Generation at SEC, said approval has been granted by the General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection. This would reduce the full dependence of the cement factory on heavy fuel, thereby reducing dependence o...