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Anhui Tongling Conch temporarily suspends three production lines

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Tongling Conch Cement Co Ltd was required to suspend operations of a cargo pier in late May, according to a notice jointly issued by the Tongling Environmental Protection Bureau and Tongling Port and Shipping (Local Maritime) Bureau, China. Since the pier is an important channel for the shipping of cement and clinker products as well as the delivery of raw coal to the company’s cement plant, its suspension has resulted in a temporary halt at three of Tongling Conch’s clinker lines. Th...

Siemens seals agreements for Belt and Road Initiative

08 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Siemens has entered into more than 10 agreements with Chinese partners in support and exploration of opportunities from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in projects that target the market potentials of countries and regions such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Nigeria, Mozambique as well as South America. At the Belt and Road International Summit held by Siemens, the company signed agreements with a number of leading Chinese enterprises, including China Gezhouba Group Corporation Internat...

Hongshi Holding Group expected to contract FLSmidth for equipment supply

07 June 2018, Published under Cement News

China-based Hongshi Holding Group Co Ltd is expected to award a contract to FLSmidth for the supply of mills, crushers and feeders for its 8000tpd plant in East Java, Indonesia. The US$40m contract is expected to be signed at the end of the month, according to Lu Jianlong, manager at the company’s equipment supply sector. The dry-process facility represents a total investment of US$314.7m, with equipment procurement estimated at US$227m, reports Inside International Industrials. Sinoma (...

Chinese cement industry reaches record monthly profit

06 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The profit of the Chinese cement industry reached a record monthly high of CNY14.7bn (US$2.3bn) in April, according to the China Cement Association. Over the first four months of 2018, profits increased 220 per cent YoY to CNY33.7bn. The profit surge has been attributed to the government scheme to reduce overcapacity in the sector, which has reduced the supply of cement, reports the Xinhua News Agency. As a result, prices are expected to remain high even during the upcoming season. Nat...

Cameroon sees exports more than double in 2017

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement exports from Cameroon reached 57,459t in 2017, a considerable increase from 19,700t in 2016, according to data released by the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Trade. Most of the volume is supplied to countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC). The rise has come on the back of an increase in local cement production by Cameroon’s cement manufacturers, which have a total production capacity of 3.7Mta. The domestic market saw its local supply su...

CNBM appoints new board members

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Song Zhiping, chairman of the board of China National Building Material Co Ltd (CNBM), as well as Guo Chaomin and Xu Weibing, both directors of the board will step down from the board with effect from 13 June 2018, when the company’s annual general meeting takes place. The board of directors has thanked both directors for their service to the company. Resolutions for approval at the AGM have been proposed to approve the electdion of Peng Jianxin as executive director. In addition, Xu Weibi...

Taiwanese giants profit on mainland China

08 May 2018, Published under Cement News

This week the Taiwanese cement giants operating on the Chinese Mainland disclosed they expect a profitable year ahead with pickings envisaged to be richer than in their domestic market. While it had not increased cement capacity in China,Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) became the sixth-largest cement manufacturer in China before the end of 2017. This followed an 8Mta cut in production capacity to 51.5Mta by China Shanshui Cement Group. In addition, Asia Cement Corp (ACC), part of Taiwan cong...

Taiwanese giants profit on mainland China

04 May 2018, Published under Cement News

This week the Taiwanese cement giants operating on the Chinese Mainland disclosed they expect a profitable year ahead with pickings envisaged to be richer than in their domestic market. While it had not increased cement capacity in China,Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) became the sixth-largest cement manufacturer in China before the end of 2017. This followed an 8Mta cut in production capacity to 51.5Mta by China Shanshui Cement Group. In addition, Asia Cement Corp (ACC), part of Taiwan conglomer...

Taiwan cement producers forecast profits from Chinese operations

01 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Taiwan and Asia Cement are expecting to experience a profitable year, on the back of price hike in China and increasing pressure on cement manufacturers on the mainland who cannot meet Bejing's stricter environmental regulations. Taiwan Cement Corp is forecast to generate net profit of TWD16.48bn (US$556.1m) for the whole of this year, a 117 per cent surge from TWD7.6bn last year, Taishin Securities Investment Advisory Co said. Taiwan Cement's revenue is forecast to grow 21.6 per cent a...

Sinoma to build 5000tpd Salavat plant

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

A cement plant worth almost RUB12bn (US$194m) will be built in the Russian Republic of Bashkiria, RBC news agency reported on Tuesday. The clinker capacity of the plant will be 5000tpd. Prominvest, a company specialising in the production of cement, acts as an investor of the project, which has become one of the priority projects in the Salavat region. Following the visit of the Bashkir delegation to China, an agreement was reached on the participation of Sinoma Group for the new plant....