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Anhui Conch works with China Telecom and Huawei to roll out 5G smart plant

05 October 2020, Published under Cement News

A 5G end-to-end smart factory system developed by China Telecom and Huawei is enabling Anhui Conch to reduce its energy consumption and increased its productivity, resource utilisation and profitability, according to Conch Group Deputy General Manager, Hé Chengfa. It has taken two years to develop and implement the smart factory concept, with the first going into production in Chuzhou, Anhui province. "The cement factory has been transformed into a smart factory end-to-end," said Mr Hé...

Anhui Conch's 1H20 profit rises 5.3%

24 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement's net profit rose in the 1H20, on the back of a resumption of construction projects in Asia and higher sales in western China. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cement sales volumes fell across the regions the company operates in, except for west China. The cement company's net profit increased by 5.3 per cent to CNY16.09bn (US$2.33bn) during the period, the company reported. First-half operating revenue rose 3.3 per cent to CNY74.01bn. The company said it will se...

Conch: window on 2025

16 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The dramatic expansion of the Chinese cement market over the past three decades has been nothing short of an economic miracle. ICR speaks with Dengbang Gao, chairman of the Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association, about the growth of the domestic sector and the achievements of Conch Group in China and abroad. Dengbang Gao, chairman of Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association ICR: Cement consumption in China has grown at an asto...

Carbon capture is a loss-maker for Anhui Conch

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch has invested US$10m in carbon capture equipment at its Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China. The pilot carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, installed last year in the city of Wuhu in Anhui province, separates and purifies 50,000t of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) a year, which Conch will sell to industrial consumers, reports Reuters. As a pilot project the technology currently is designed to capture a small percentage of the 1.5Mt of CO 2 generated by a single...

Anhui Conch places laboratory equipment order

06 August 2019, Published under Cement News

China’s Anhui Conch has ordered four polab® laboratory automation systems from thyssenkrupp, including units for the world’s two largest cement plants in Wuhu and Tongling, eastern China. "More and more cement manufacturers are showing interest in our smart factory and digitisation solutions. Our automation systems make cement plants fit for the future. This order with our long-lasting client is an outstanding reference in the industry underlying the global trend for efficiency improvement...

Cosco Shipping Bulk signs logistics agreement with Conch

17 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cosco Shipping Bulk has signed an agreement with Conch Logistics, the logistics business of China-based Anhui Conch Group. The two companies will jointly develop the cement logistics business, reports Splash 247. Anhui Conch ordered four 12,500dwt bulk carriers at Jiandong Shipyard with delivery scheduled in 2020. Cosco Shipping Bulk operates the largest bulker fleet in the world with total capacity of over 33mdwt.

Anhui Conch first to benefit from higher cement prices

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement supply has dropped in China after the crackdown on polluting industries. This has encouraged price increases and higher profits for cement manufacturers. Anhui Conch reported an 88.1 per cent jump in its net profits in 2018 to CNY29.8bn (US$4.43bn). The company's total revenue of CNY128.4bn increased by 70.5 per cent on its 2017 performance. Anhui Conch's profits equalled 25 per cent of the total profits of the top 10 cement companies in China over the last two years, says Caixin Glo...

Anhui Conch to set up distribution centre in Indonesia

02 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement is seeking project finance for a US$105m cement transport centre in Palembang, Indonesia. The company plans to raise 80 per cent of the total investment via debt from international and Chinese banks.  The plans include a transportation and storage centre, with a berth for vessels of a 3000dwt capacity, which will import and export 400,000tpa of cement. The project is expected to be completed within 18 months.

Anhui Conch reports positive profit expectations

24 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The Board of Anhui Conch has announced it expects to record a YoY increase of CNY5373-6717m (US$788.3-985.4m) in its net profit attributable to equity holders for the six months ended 30 June 2018, prepared in line with PRC accounting standards). In 1H17 the company’s unaudited net profit attributable to equity holders reached CNY6717m while the net profit after extraordinary items attributable to equity shareholders reached CNY5123m. The company attributes the rise mainly to the signifi...

Anhui Tongling Conch temporarily suspends three production lines

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Tongling Conch Cement Co Ltd was required to suspend operations of a cargo pier in late May, according to a notice jointly issued by the Tongling Environmental Protection Bureau and Tongling Port and Shipping (Local Maritime) Bureau, China. Since the pier is an important channel for the shipping of cement and clinker products as well as the delivery of raw coal to the company’s cement plant, its suspension has resulted in a temporary halt at three of Tongling Conch’s clinker lines. Th...