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Algerian port exports record clinker levels in 4M22

26 May 2022, Published under Cement News

The port company of Skikda in Algeria has exceeded its annual clinker export target set at 274,907t, by exporting more than 325,000t in the first four months of the year, according to Abdelmalek Hamidecha, the company's communication and information officer. The increase in clinker exports at the port has been enabled through facilitation measures taken to encourage and support economic operators and promote exports. The clinker was exported from the port to Germany, France, Great Britain...

Lafarge Algeria exports 0.9Mt in 1Q22

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim -owned Lafarge Algérie has exported nearly 0.9Mta of cement and clinker in the first quarter of 2022. The volume represents an 87 per cent rise when compared with the 1Q21, when 482,000t of products were exported. A considerable volume of clinker as well as white and grey cements were exported from Oran, Mostaganem, Jijele, Annaba and Skikda. This includes 30,000t of white cement, shipped from the port of Oran to Mexico and Guatemala. In addition, Lafarge Algérie also delivered 3...

Lafarge Algeria aims to export 3Mt

23 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim -owned Lafarge Algérie has carried out two more export shipments from the port of Oran, Algeria. A cargo of 35,000t of bulk grey cement and a 30,000t shipment of white cement in big bags were supplied by the Oggaz plant and are destined for the Americas. This year, the company aims to export 3Mt. In 2021 Lafarge Algérie exported 2.6Mt of cement, up 120 per cent when compared with 2020. The shipments have propelled Algeria to be the largest exporter in Africa and the No 2 in the M...

Algerian trucker dispute threatens clinker exports

18 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Following the decision of the Algerian authorities to strictly apply the laws of overloading trucks, the transport sector has responded with a call for higher transport rates, a truckers’ strike and road blockages – actions that are threatening the export of clinker from the country. In a statement to the local press, cement producers GICA, Lafarge Algérie, Amouda and Biskria have denounced the persistence of road blockages by protesting carriers. “After negotiations with the transporters ...

Lafarge Algeria hits 2Mt export record

03 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Algeria, part of the Holcim group, has exported 2Mta of cement and clinker for the first time, according to a company press release. The company achieved the volume less than five years after the start of cement exports from Algeria. The 2Mta volume represents a considerable increase from the 1.2Mt of exports achieved in 2020 and puts the company firmly on the way to its 2.5Mt target by the end of this year. In 2022 the cement producer aims to export 2.6Mt. This symbolic bar of 2...

Algeria’s SSCB exported 25,000t of cement in 9M21

01 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Société Saoura Ciment de Béchar (SSCB), part of Algeria-based GICA, exported 25,000t of cement to African countries such as Mali, Niger and Mauritania since the start of the year. Mauritania has accounted for 60 per cent of SSCB’s exports. The shipments are example of the shift in cement trading following the government’s extensive investment in production capacity, turning Algeria from a net importer to a net exporter since 2018. In 2020 cement exports reached 3.6Mt with expectations for...

Sinoma Construction to supply 2000tpd white cement line for Biskria Cement

05 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma Construction Algeria has signed a contract with Biskria Cement for a 2000tpd white cement project, including site installation and civil construction service contract. Rong Yakun, assistant general manager of the company and general manager of the Algerian company, and Mr. HOGGUI Mohamed Laid, chairman of Biskria Cement Company, signed the contract on behalf of both parties. The project is located in the Branis area. The scope of the project is to transform the original grey cem...

Algeria starts clinker exports to France

29 March 2021, Published under Cement News

CILAS commenced Algerian clinker exports to France with a 9000t shipment of clinker from the port of Skikda. In the coming weeks, other shipments of 10,000t will leave Algeria for France, according to M Souakri. Clinker exports to other European countries such as Serbia and Belgium are also being considered. The company has set a clinker export target of 1Mt this year. Earlier shipments of 80,000t of clinker were sent to Guadeloupe and Martinique from Djendjen and to Cameroon and Sierra ...

Building Biskria Cement

09 February 2021, Published under Cement News

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 completed much to the satisfaction of the plant owner and paves the way for future projects to come. By Yakun Rong, Wenshuai Bo and Mingfei Tang, CBMI Construction Co Ltd, China. CBMI Construction Co Ltd of China was awarded the contract for 2 x 6000tpd lines for Biskria C...

Annaba port exports 300,000t clinker in 2020

28 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The port of Annaba in Algeria has exported 300,000t of clinker to several African countries since the start of 2020. Furthermore, by improving port services and supporting exporters through a modern logistics service, the port plans to increase the volume of clinker exports in 2021. The port company plans to build covered spaces for the storage of export clinker and acquire modern loading and unloading equipment with a capacity of 1800tph. Exporters plan to export around 900,000t of cl...