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Boral concludes deal with Geelong Port for new facility

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

A new clinker grinding and cement facility is to be built at Geelong following an agreement between Boral Cement and Geelong Port, Australia. The 25-year agreement will see Boral invest AUD130m (US$94.3m) in a 1.3Mta facility, which is to be connected by a conveyor system to Lascelles Wharf to provide efficient discharge and processing. The new facility is expected to enable Boral to increase capacity to meet future infrastructure demand in Victoria and extend Boral’s range of products. ...

Boral's Geelong grinding unit wins environmental approval

02 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Victoria's planning tribunal has given the approval for the Boral to construct a 1.3Mta clinker grinding facility at Geelong Port without further environmental monitoring. The Environment Protection Authority approved the construction of the AUS$100m (US$73.7m) facility on vacant land in the Lascelles Wharf precinct last October. However a local man took the EPA to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), asking for conditions to be added to the approval related to noise,...

Boral to cut 28 jobs as Maldon prepares to cease clinker production, Australia

20 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Boral is to axe up to 28 jobs as the Australia-based producer ceases clinker production at its Maldon works as of 31 December. Ross Harper, executive general manager of Boral Cement, said a decline in demand for off-white clinker, which forms the basis of a range of specialty cement products, was behind the decision. “Unfortunately demand has declined sharply as consumers switch to products made from imported ‘white’ clinker.  “This decline has coincided with a downturn in demand, ...