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EAPC recommissions Athi River plant

06 May 2024, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement (EAPC) has recommissioned its Athi River plant in Kenya, boosting the company’s cement production capacity by 1Mta over the next two years, reports The Star. The plant has been closed for a month for renovations and maintenance. It also underwent the installation of a new kiln shell in 2022, resulting in a 38 per cent expansion in revenue. This latest closure and recommissioning forms part of EAPC’s plans to increase efficiency and production, enabling the co...

East African Portland Cement begins second phase of Athi River upgrade

01 April 2024, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement (EAPC) has commenced the second phase of its upgrading programme at its Athi River plant. The programme, which will involve a 25-day maintenance shutdown, is designed to boost cement production capacity at the facility to 1Mta in the next two years.  “Our machines have run for many years with upgrades in between and lack of maintenance, which has depreciated our capacity. For now we are doing the second phase of our machine upgrades and this is targeting t...

East African Portland Cement lose Athi River land decision

15 March 2019, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement (EAPC) has lost to a government decision on ownership of a plot of land in Athi River, Kenya. 

 State-owned Kenya Railways plan to construct a container terminus on the land, despite EAPC and local residents, known as the Aimi Ma Lukenya Society, having also claimed to own the disputed land. Speaking at Kibini hill in Kajiado East last week, Trade Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya confirmed that there is a deal for the land to be sold to Kenya Railways. "We have ...

Sinoma Energy to supply Athi River plant

22 January 2019, Published under Cement News

China’s Sinoma Energy Conservation has signed a KES25.5bn (US$251m) deal to power Devki Group’s Athi River cement plant and its Mombasa-based raw steel processor. Sinoma announced in regulatory filings last week that the kiln waste-heat project at the new Athi River plant and the other to power the steel plant in Kilifi will be built over a period of 20 months to produce a combined 53.5MW.