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Tabuk Cement continues trial run on second production line

30 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Tabuk Cement said trial operations are still proceeding at Line 2 at its plant in Saudi Arabia. Commercial operations are expected to start in the third quarter of 2016, the cement producer said in a bourse statement on Sunday.

Cong Thanh Group begins production from second line

27 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese producer Cong Thanh Group on 18 November held a ceremony to mark the first batch of cement made by its second production line at its cement plant in the northern province of Thanh Hoa. The new line has a clinker capacity of 12,500tpd or 3.6Mta, the group said on its website Thursday. The operation of the second production line will help contribute to the province’s industrial production growth and contribute VND600bn (US$27m) to the provincial budget.

Estanda completes ball mill water injection system for Buzzi, Italy

27 November 2015, Published under Cement News

At the end of October 2015, Estanda completed the installation of a water injection system for a 3.8m diameter ball cement mill for the Buzzi Unicem group (Italy). This project enabled Estanda to achieve the target requested by the customer: ie, to obtain an outlet temperature in the cement of lower than 100˚C without compromising the quality of cement and maintaining the productivity of the process. The water injection system installed includes the following features, as outlined by Estan...

Algeria: Biskra plant on course for 2016 production start

26 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Algeria and Souakri’s joint venture, the 2.7Mta Biskra cement works, will enter into production in 2016, a group official said on Tuesday. During a presentation to journalists at Lafarge Algeria’s Oggaz plant in Mascara, Serge Dubois, the company’s director of Public Affairs and Communications, highlighted that the plant will bring the group’s overall capacity to more than 11Mta. Currently, the overall production of group Lafarge Algeria is 8.7Mta from two cement works: M’sila and ...

China Resources Cement new line commences operations

24 November 2015, Published under Cement News

On 15 November 2015, China Resources Cement (Lianjiang) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the China Resources Cement, commenced operation of its first cement grinding line with a production capacity of 1Mta in Lianjiang City, Guangdong province. The new production line will strengthen the company’s competitive edge in the south-western part of Guangdong, China Resources Cement said in a statement.

Shree Cement commissions Uttar Pradesh grinding plant

02 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a grinding plant at Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on 30 October 2015, the company said in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange. The new facility has a cement capacity of 2Mta.

CIMAF inaugurates Cameroon plant

30 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Ciment de l’Afrique (CIMAF), a subsidiary of the Addoha Group of Morocco, has opened its new factory in Cameroon. The new plant, located in the industrial area of Bonaberi in Douala, was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang. Commissioning of the plant comes nearly a year after the start of cement production by the plant with a current capacity of 500,000tpa.

India: Orient Cement reports on 'challenging' second quarter

21 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement reported a 35.4 per cent YoY decline in 2QFY16 net profit to US$4.32m due to lower income and higher expenses and finance costs. Net sales for the three months to the end of September 2015 fell to US$54.7m in the quarter compared to US$59.2m in the same period of the previous years. The company's total expenditure rose to US$51m from US$49m in the same period of 2014. Deepak Khetrapal, managing director and CEO of Orient Cement said: "The quarter ended September 30 has...

Dangote Tanzanian plant set for October commissioning

29 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement is set to commission its new 3Mta cement plant located in Mtwara District of Tanzania on 10 October 2015. The company will also hold the groundbreaking ceremony for 25ha of jetty land at Mgao village in Mtwara District in the country the same day, according to AllAfrica News. The commissioning of the new cement plant, which is part of the company's Africa expansion strategy, will be the fourth in the series after Ethiopia, Zambia and Cameroun. Cement plants due for commissio...

Orient Cement commissions Karnataka plant, India

28 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement has commissioned and started commercial production of its new integrated greenfield cement plant Chittapur, Gulbarga district, Karnataka, with an installed capacity of 3Mta. The first consignment of cement from the new plant was dispatched on 26 September 2015. Completion of the project lifts Orient Cement’s total cement capacity to 8Mta.