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UAE cement prepares for Expo 2020

26 July 2019, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported on the cooperation agreement between two cement producers in the UAE – Al Ain Cement Factory (Arkan Group) and National Cement Factory. This is the latest of several trends that suggest that cement production in the UAE is changing with manufacturers looking to put themselves on firmer footings in the build-up to Expo 2020 (20 October 2020-10 April 2021). In a recently-published report, the Dubai government recently highlighted that the Expo 2020 would contribute...

UAE cement producers sign cooperation agreement

24 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Al Ain Cement Factory (Arkan Cement Group) and National Cement Factory, owned by Lttihad International Investments, will collaborate on as 'partners of choice' under a new agreement signed by both. The agreement will see opportunities for better clinker supply, and reduced production and logistical costs. Abdulaziz Asad, Arkan Cement's chief operating officer, said the "new agreement is a cooperation of the two largest cement and steel slag producers in Abu Dhabi." "With this collabora...

UAE: Arkan testing hazardous waste recycling

15 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Arkan have agreed a test project which will see hazardous waste material from smelting pots recycled for use as cement kiln fuel. EGA is the largest industrial unit of Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi’s strategic development conglomerate. EGA said yesterday that it would provide between 1000-3000t of the spent smelter pot inner-lining (carbon waste usually sent to landfill) to test as both fuel to fire the kiln and as refactory material to be inco...

UAE: Arkan Cement AED117.7m waste-power deal

20 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Arkan Cement is set to sign a AED117.7m (US$32m) deal to set up a waste-to-power operation for its Al Ain plant. The technology, which will convert about 1000tpd of municipal waste into power for the plant, is being deployed for the first time in the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC), according to Martti Malmivirta, chairman of Arabian Finnish Waste Refining (Arafin). Arafin will partner with Arkan in this project as a joint venture. "We want to make it a very local company so that people fe...