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Packing in the clouds

23 May 2018, Published under Cement News

When Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) awarded Claudius Peters the contract for a packing and palletising facility at its cement works in Oruro, Bolivia, the project sent the German equipment supplier into the clouds. By Claudius Peters Projects GmbH, Germany. ECEBOL’s new Oruro cement plant will benefit from the latest packing and palletising technology The new Oruro cement plant of Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) is located in the ...

Quinn Cement releases new bagged cement range

30 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Quinn Cement has launched a new range of bagged cement products following an investment of over EUR3m.The range includes three new cement products: Master Grade Cement, Premium Grade Cement and General Purpose Cement. Quinn Cement factory has installed a new bagging line for the weatherproof plastic bags. The new packaging is ideal for merchants' and builders' yards. Premium Grade Cement offers superior strength at 42.5N. Premium Grade is likely to be a popular choice for screeders and tra...

Automation for India

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world and its cement producers are constantly looking for possibilities to increase efficiencies of their cement manufacturing operations. BEUMER Group supports customers with automated solutions to remain competitive within in a progressively-challenging market environment. By BEUMER Group, India. A calibrated electronic weighing unit within the BEUMER fillpac® R ensures exact degrees of filling BEUMER Group India began effo...

Pulau Baai packaging plant will increase PT Semen Padang's cement sales

19 February 2018, Published under Cement News

A new packaging plant in the port of Pulau Baai, due to come on-stream later this year, has led PT Semen Padang to target cement sales of 442,100t in 2018. The new packing plant in the provincial city of Bengkulu "will guarantee good quality and availability of supply throughout the year of 2018,"  said Nur Anita Rahmawati, public relation head of PT Semen Padang. "In 2017, Semen Padang dominated the cement market in Bengkulu, and we believe the market share could still be increased in ...

Foreign currency shortage leaves Sino Zimbabwe short of cement bags

01 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Sino Zimbabwe Cement company has a foreign currency shortage problem that has left it short of funds to pay for cement packaging material, reports the Zimbabwe chronicle. The Gweri-based cement producer has been pledged foreign currency allocations as a priority by the central bank to enable it to buy raw materials for cement production, but with demand for cement rising so quickly that there has been an increase in the need for bagging material as well for which Sino Zimbabwe needs foreig...

PT Siam Cement Group will seek growth in packaging sector

04 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Thai owned PT Siam Cement Group (SCG) Indonesia plans to acquire more packaging companies in Indonesia to achieve higher growth amid tighter competition in the cement industry. PT SCG Indonesia business support director Vikorn Phongsatorn said his company would target local companies. "We will target some particular companies but it is hard to say how many because merger and acquisition opportunities come and go," Vikorn said in Jakarta. PT SCG Indonesia has three main businesses, cement ...

Lafarge Cement rolls out new Point of Sale for Merchant Partners

22 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Packed cement pallet Aggregate Industries has designed new point of sale materials for its Lafarge Cement range to help support its merchant stockists drive sales.   F ollowing 18 months of product innovation to extend its range of packed products, including a Sulfate Resistant Portland fly ash cement and a Postmix offering, Lafarge Cement has launched what it describes as "a simple yet incredibly effective piece of point of sale that ensures maximum impact."   The new Lafarge Ce...

Caribbean Cement to upgrade packaging equipment

13 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Caribbean Cement Company has said that equipment upgrades required in the packing area will be undertaken over the weekend. The work will improve efficiency and consistent packaging of the company’s products. Hardware merchants and dealers last week reported that they were unable to meet demand because of a lack of supply from the cement producer. Corporate Communication and Public Relations Manager, Sophia Lowe Pinnock, explained that the lack of delivery related to an issue in the pl...

Nepal: Arghakhanchi Cement introduces moisture-proof packaging.

06 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The Arghakhanchi Cement company has introduced new moisture-proof packaging for its bagged cement, reports myrepublica.com. “We have introduced this new packaging to ensure the standard weight and to keep the cement safe from moisture. We have successfully achieved a new milestone in our commitment by providing high-quality products to dealers, consumers, and constructors which will strengthen our trust and relationship,” Pashupati Murarka, director of Arghakhachi Cement, said in the stat...

Nepal: new packaging for Jagdamba Cement

22 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Jagdamba Cement announced new packaging for its Jagdamba Ultra Premium OPC Cement. In a statement the company said that its products can now compete with any international product available in Nepal. It has received NS 49, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015/ISO 14001:2015 certifications.