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Thatta completes modernisation project, Pakistan

17 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Thatta Cement on 13 July 2015 successfully started clinker production from its modernised plant situated in Thatta district, Sindh province, the company informed the Karachi Stock Exchange. Production had been suspended from 28 February 2015. The expansion project will lift capacity at the plant from 0.25Mta to 0.525Mta. In the first nine months of FY14, the company earned a net profit of PKR 241m compared to PKR195m  in the corresponding period of the previous year. Sales during the n...

Eurocement launches Ulyanovsk plant, Russia

15 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement Group has launched a 1.3Mta cement plant in the town of Sengiley, Ulyanovsk, regional Governor Sergei Menyailo told local reporters on Tuesday. Investments at the dry-process plant were estimated at RUB16bn (US$282m)

Burnpur Cement inaugurates Jharkhand plant, India

14 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Burnpur Cement's 800tpd cement plant in Patratu was yesterday inaugurated by Raghubar Das, chief minister of Jharkhand state, India. Addressing the gathering Burnpur Cement director, Ashok Gutgutwa, said the plant is based on dry-process technology. It is situated close to Patratu Thermal Power Station and within 10-15km of limestone deposits. It will produce OPC, PPC and Portland Slag Cement (PSC).

Sanghi inaugurates Kutch grinding plant, India

13 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Industries' new 1.2Mta grinding plant was inaugurated on Friday by Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel, in the western Indian state's Kutch district. The new unit lifts Sanghi's cement production capacity from 2.9Mta to 4.1Mta. Ravi Sanghi, chairman and managing director, said during the ceremony: “Inauguration of the grinding unit by the Gujarat Chief Minister is a testimony to the fact that Sanghi Industries Ltd is considered as one of the leading corporate which has contribut...

Menzel delivers seven motors to North African plant

07 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Menzel Elektromotoren has engineered and delivered six new motors between late 2014 and June 2015 for a North African cement plant. A seventh will follow in August 2015. All of the motors are replacements for legacy drives in the plant, the largest being a six-pole size 800 slip-ring motor with 4800kW rated power, 11,000V rated voltage and a speed of 992 min-1. As the customer wanted to retain the old starter for this motor, the new motor needed to feature completely identical rotor da...

India: Dalmia expands footprint in western region

06 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd (DCBL), the flagship company of the Dalmia Bharat Group, has commenced operations at its greenfield cement plant in Belgaum district of Karnataka, India. The 2.5Mta cement works will cater to the needs of the customers in Maharashtra and Karnataka markets, a company statement said. Dalmia Cement wants to address the needs of its customers through 800 dealers in Maharashtra. The company has a total cement capacity of 24Mta from its 11 plants across India. It has ...

Sanghi Industries to inaugurate new mill, India

03 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Industries has installed a new 1.2Mta grinding mill at its plant located in Sanghipuram, Kutch district, taking total capacity to 4.1Mta. The company now proposes to commence work on a 15MW Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) system at the main part of the plant. Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel, will inaugurate the grinding facility and lay the foundation stone for the WHR plant at a ceremony on 10 July 2015.

Successful start-up for Indonesia Baturaja EPC project

02 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Semen Baturaja's 5000tpd clinker line, contracted to Sinoma-TCDRI, was successfully started up on 28 May 2015. The project is located in the Baturaja area of Sumatra, adjacent to the existing production line. On 2 April 2015, Sinoma-TCDRI signed another EPC contract for another 5000tpd clinker production line for Semen Baturaja Persero TBK in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. At present, the projects under construction for Sinoma-TCDRI in Indonesia are including: a 10,000tpd line for Heidel...

SPCC to launch second production line, Saudi Arabia

22 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement Co (SPCC) is likely to launch the second production line at Bishah cement plant in December, said CEO Safar Dhaffir. The 5000tpd  line is established by China's CNBM at a total value of US$190m (SAR 713 million), to meet the growing demand for cement in the kingdom. The plant operates currently with a production capacity of 5,200tpd of clinker, OKAZ newspaper reported.

Cemex invests GBP1m in new concrete plant

16 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemex has invested GBP1m in a new concrete plant at its existing site in Leeds, UK. Cemex demolished the old plant in January 2015 after 63 years of operations. The new plant can batch 6m3 in around four minutes, or approximately 90m3 an hour. “The new plant has a simple and logical layout, and is well engineered,” said regional director Craig Williamson. “So for example, there is overhead storage for 500t of aggregates enabling it to go directly from the storage into the mixing area. We a...