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Colacem's L'Orignal plant could see fresh environmental objections

09 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Colacem’s Canadian cement plant could face further objections. Victor Bonspille, the Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council of Kanesatake, near Oka, Québec, wants the federal and Ontario governments to reconsider plans by Colacem to build a new cement plant near L’Orignal and for more consultation. On 19 December 2022, Mr Bonspille wrote to the federal Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault, who, had rejected Action Champlain’s request for a federal Impact Assessmen...

Domicem wins Energy Award for solar power plant

18 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The Domicem cement plant (Colacem group) has received the award of excellence in the Energy Rinnovabili category, for the project "Improvement in solar park control systems", in the 202 the National Award for Clean Productions, awarded by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in collaboration with other institutions of the Dominican Republic. The 1.5MW solar power plant was built on an area of 16,889m 2 and consists of 4616 photovoltaic panels of 325Wp. The solar park ann...

Sinoma CBMI Construction wins order for new Domicem production line

30 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma CBMI Construction will construct a new production line for Domicem (Colacem group) in the Dominican Republic. Colacem announced, in March 2021, that it would invest US$120m in its subsidiary Domicem for the construction of a new kiln line at Sabana Grande de Palenque. The project will double the existing cement capacity at the site to approximately 3.8Mta.

Tribunal issues decision in favour of Colacem for new plant

14 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Canada’s Ontario Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has issued a decision in favour of Colacem for a new cement plant near L’Orignal. A hearing had taken place in November and December last year, which resulted from two appeals made by opposing parties in response to planning decisions involving the plant in 2017. The tribunal found Colacem presented persuasive evidence relating to the employment benefits the cement plant will have and that the planning applications meet the require...

Colacem proposed plant hearing date set

19 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) case involving the proposed Colacem cement plant in Champlain Township, in eastern Ontario, Canada, will be heard beginning on 2 November 2020 for four weeks, local media have reported. The case involves two appeals connected to the proposed plant, according to an article published in The Review (Canada). Champlain Township council rejected the zoning changes needed to construct the facility and Colacem appealed the decision to the Ontario Municipal...

Colacem acquires Cemitaly's Spoleto facility

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Colacem has announced the acquisition of Cemitaly’s 0.7Mta Spoleto cement plant for an undisclosed sum. Cemitaly was unveiled as the new branding of Cementir Italia in 2018, after it was acquired by the Italcementi Group earlier in the year. "We are confident that the cement sector will have a significant role in the near future," said Colacem in a statement. "In our country there's a need for greater public and private investments for increasingly safe, efficient, innovative and s...

Colacem completes Maddaloni Cement acquisition

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Colacem SpA acquired on 1 June 2018 the entire share capital of Maddaloni Cement Srl, owner of a 0.3Mta cement manufacturing plant based in Maddaloni (CE), from Cementir Italia SpA (HeidelbergCement group). The transaction, which has been successfully finalised by the directors of the Colacem Board, will increase the domestic market share held by Colacem. "This step demonstrates our trust in the potential of our country and in the role cement will play as an indispensable product today...

Domicem appoints new CEO

04 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Colacem-owned Domicem has appointed Adriano Brunetti as its new CEO as part of the company’s drive to transform into a sustainable cement producer in the Dominican Republic. Mr Brunetti has worked for more than 25 years in Grupo Financo. Sergio Nin Maura, commercial director at Domicem, commented on the appointment: "The appointment of our new director represents a very important step for the entity, since we entrust him with the task of carrying on his shoulders the heaviest burden to ac...

Canada: Colacem is still battling to win approval for its 1.16Mta plant

10 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Colacem Canada is uncertain about its prospects to build a cement plant in L'Orginal in eastern Ontario, Canada. The company needs  permission from both tiers of local government, but it is in dispute with the Champlain Township's decision to vote against the project, and the cement company may have to take its proposal to the Ontario Municipal Board to win approval. Colacem Canada is seeking permission to put a cement plant on about 56ha (138 acres) beside its existing quarry operation...

Paraguay set for increased competition

14 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Competition in the Paraguayan cement market is expected to intensify following the announcement by Italy’s Colacem that it will invest US$220m in new production facilities in Concepción. Environmental impact studies are expected to start very shortly with construction of the 1.5Mta plant scheduled to begin in 1H17. The new plant will help to drive domestic cement prices down as well as increase supply to sufficient levels to enable cement exports from the Latin American country.