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Anhui Conch orders four bulkers from Jiangdong Shipyard

31 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Group has placed an order at Sinotrans & CSC affiliated Jiangdong Shipyard for the construction of four 12,500dwt bulk carriers. The vessels are scheduled for dleivery in 2020.

New plant commissioned in Uzbekistan

21 December 2018, Published under Cement News

A new facility in Korauzyak district, Karakalpakstan (Uzbekistan), has been commissioned, according to Trend News. The Uzbek-Chinese joint venture, Titan Cement, saw a total investment of UZS302.4bn (US$36.3m) in the 200,000tpa project. Furthermore, in the Andijan region of Uzbekistan, a new US$630m project has begun construction with the support of Chinese companies.

Jidong renews coal contract with Mechel

20 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Jidong Cement has renewed its coal contract with Mechel, according to the Russian metals and mining company. Mechel will supply Jidong Cement with up to 2Mt of thermal coal mined at the company’s South Yakutia facilities, Elgaugol and Yakutugol Holding Co. Monthly supplies will range between 100,000-150,000t of coal products and prices will be adjusted on a monthly basis following negotiations and on the basis of index rates. "This is a third major contract signed by Mechel and Jidong Ce...

Pakistan’s gateway to expansion

17 December 2018, Published under Cement News

With a newly-elected President, strong housing demand and infrastructure investment flowing in from China, Pakistan is at the gateway to a new beginning. The cement sector is thriving, rapidly adding new capacity and enjoying stellar demand growth. However, the continuing pace of investment could risk oversupply if demand expectations are not met. Anticipating considerable growth in demand thanks to housing programmes and large-scale infrastructure projects, the Pakistani cement in...

Holcim Philippines contracts Huaxin for US$245m project

13 December 2018, Published under Cement News

China’s Huaxin Cement has announced that it has been contracted to build and renovate cement production lines and supporting facilities for Holcim Philippines. The US$245m engineering, procurement and construction contract is expected to be fulfilled over a two-year period. It will see Huaxin build a 6000tpd production line, renovate an existing 3000tpd line and erect a 7MW waste heat power generation project. Huaxin will design, provide equipment, build civil works, install and debug equ...

Chinese have land agreement in place for Sibay cement plant

11 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Chinese are reported to have begun designs for a cement plant in Sibay, Bashkira, Russia, close to the Kazakh border. A land lease agreement is already in place for Sichuan Junhe Environmental Protection CJSC and Kontur Plc, which is investing in the RUB13bn (US$195.5m) project, but there is no announced timetable for the building of the project, according to Brealnow Vremya. Rinat Kuzibaev, director of Kontur Plc, said: "The negotiations are being underway, the desire is there. Some w...

China's carbon trading passes CNY6bn

26 November 2018, Published under Cement News

China's seven pilot carbon trading schemes reached CNY6bn (US$863.9m) at the end of October, rising from CNY4.7bn at the end of 2017, reported the Ministry of Ecology and Environment. China's pilot CO 2 trading schemes cover the cities of Beijing, Tianjan, Shanghai, Chongqing and Shenzhen, and the provinces of Guangdong and Hebei. The schemes were introduced in 2013 and include the cement and other carbon-emitting industries. A total of 250Mt of carbon dioxide changed hands on the exchang...

The WRA promoted courage and vision at its General Assembly and Conference

20 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Refractories Association's General Assembly and Conference on Innovation in Beijing was held on  15-16 November 2018, in Beijing, China. The World Refractories Association (WRA) met  representatives of the member companies and invited top-class experts to discuss the future of the refractories industry. The President of the WRA, RHI Magnesita CEO Stefan Borgas, stated at the beginning of the General Assembly: "It is our task to push the World Refractory Association forward. The ...

WCA opens Beijing and President's office

19 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced the opening of its World Cement Association Beijing and President's office. The facility will be an addition to the association's headquarters in London and will be located at the building of China National Building Material Group (CNBM). "We are delighted to further expand our presence in China by opening our World Cement Association Beijing and President’s office," said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. "As t...

Refratechnik joint venture strengthens its raw material resources

26 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Refratechnik, Haicheng Guotian Mining and Yingkou Jinlong Refractories have signed a joint venture contract for the production of high-grade caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) and dead burned magnesia (DBM) in Pailou town, Haicheng, China. Yingkou Jinlong Refractories is a long-standing partner of Refratechnik in China and Haicheng Guotian Mining is an existing CCM and DBM producer in Haicheng with long-term secure access to magnesite ore. The construction of the new state-of-the-art plant, ...