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San Luis rotary kiln burner ignited

27 February 2020, Published under Cement News

On 21 February 2020  the main burner of the rotary kiln in the Lindos project for Cementos Avellaneda at San Luis, Argentina, was successfully ignited. SINOMA-TCDRI  was the contractor for the project. The successful ignition marks the start of the trial production and performance test phase from the installation and commissioning stage.

Argentina remains optimistic

17 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Argentina is facing more economic woes as inflation, interest rates, unemployment and the poverty rate continue to climb. But given the pressing need for both housing and infrastructure, its cement producers continue to invest in new capacity. With a new occupant at the Casa Rosada, the Argentine President’s executive mansion, the country has an optimistic view of the future At the end of October, Argentinians went to the polls to elect their president amid challengi...

The next 50 years at San Luis

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

To meet Argentina’s growing need for sustainably-produced cement, Cementos Avellaneda is expanding its San Luis cement plant in La Calera with a new 2000tpd clinker line. With 1Mta of cement capacity, the project is aimed at better serving the company’s markets while improving the plant’s competitiveness and environmental performance. By Luis Montilla, Cementos Avellaneda, Argentina. A primary jaw crusher and two secondary cone crushers (pictured) crush the raw material A joint ...

Aumund supplies multiple elevators to Argentinian plants

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Aumund Brazil has worked closely with Sinoma Tianjin TDS of China to create two orders in South America. Aumund will supply three chain bucket elevators, eight belt bucket elevators, five pan conveyors and a drag chain conveyor for Loma Nega Cement's L'Amali Line 2 in Argentina. The order will also include 19 silo discharge gates. Sinoma TDI and Aumund have also been working together at Cementos Avellaneda, which is expanding the Olavarría and San Louis plants in Argentina. In the summer o...

Cementos Avellaneda will raise capacity at its La Calera plant by 2019

03 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementos Avellaneda will increase its production capacity at its La Calera (San Luis) cement plant by 0.7Mta from 0.3Mta to 1Mta with an investment of US$200m by 2019. In addition, the company is currently invest some US$30m at its Olavarría (Buenos Aires) plant where it has been increasing the cement production capacity by 0.3Mta with start-up expected before the end of 2017. Cementos Avellaneda also plans to make other investments aimed at improving productive infrastructure, its logisti...

Cementos Avellaneda to invest in Canuelas logistics centre

23 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s Cementos Avellaneda will invest in a logistics centre in Canuelas. The company, which is a joint venture between Votorantim Cimentos and Cementos Molins, acquired a 9000m 2 plot in an industrial complex alongside Route 6. Initial plans are to build a 1500m 2 warehouse, an office and a truck parking area. During a second stage, the company has the option to build a concrete plant.

Cementos Molins plans US$189mn investment in Argentina

26 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Molins SA, Spain, the main stakeholder in Argentina's Cementos Avellaneda, said on Monday it plans to invest US$189mn to expand production at the company's local facilities. The company currently operates a 0.3Mta capacity plant in San Luis province which will be expanded to 1Mta after the upgrade. The investment comes after moves by President Mauricio Macri to reconcile Argentina with global capital markets and improve the level of foreign investment in an effort to revive the fl...

Molins sees net 1Q15 profit up 132%

14 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Spanish cement producer Cementos Molins reported a net profit of EUR15.1m in 1Q15, up 132 per cent YoY from EUR6.5m in 1Q14. Although domestic sales improved by 7.1 per cent, the company said the advance was “insufficient”. EBITDA reached EUR2.1m, but net profit remained in the red. Its Mexican subsidiary Corporación Moctezuma posted a 37.3 per cent rise in sales while Argentina’s Cementos Avellaneda saw revenues increase by 51.1 per cent. In Uruguay, Cementos Artigos saw a 34.3 per cent i...

Molins more than doubles first-half profit

30 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos Molins recorded a profit of EUR17.9m in the first half of 2014, effectively more than doubling its 1H13 figure, on the back of its international business, said the company. The cement company increased its overseas profit by 2.9 per cent to EUR31.6m, but its Spanish subsidiaries recorded a EUR13.6m loss, 39 per cent below the 1H13 level. In the first six months of 2014, consolidated turnover fell 6.7 per cent to EUR248m. In Spain, revenues increased 10.7 per cent due to improved...

Argentina: Cementos Avellaneda to double capacity

27 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos Avellaneda plans to invest US$100m at its La Calera works in San Luis to double its production, according to CEO Miguel De Anquin. The expansion is expected to supply the local market in San Luis, which due to public works and private projects has seen its cement consumption rise to nearly 400kg per capita, significantly above the national average of 260kg.