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Dalmia commences trial operations of Karnataka plant

31 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, has commenced operations at its new 2.5Mta cement plant in Belgaum, Karnataka, on 23 March 2015 and has now started trial production. Commissioning of the Belgaum plant will take Dalmia Bharat Group's total installed capacity to 24Mta.

Dangote commences operations in Senegal, Cameroon

30 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has commenced operations at new cement facilities in Senegal and Cameroon, which form part of the company's plans to become a pan-African enterprise. The new Senegalese plant, located in Pout district, about 75km from Dakar, the country’s capital, has a total production capacity of 1.5Mta. With the new plant, the company hopes to improve the country’s cement production capacity with an additional 1.5Mta while serving an export market demand of 2Mt along the Mali ax...

Southern Province Cement starts trial operations of new line

25 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement (SPC) on Monday launched trial operations of a third production line at its plant in Tuhama, Saudi Arabia, the company said in a bourse filing. Without disclosing any financial details, SPC said the new production line will have a daily capacity of 5000t. The trial period will last about four months.

HeidelbergCement ‘confident’ on 2015 outlook

19 March 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s 2014 consolidated financial results show increases in revenue and operating income, and significant increases are expected for the year in hand. The group's turnover increased by four per cent last year to EUR12,614m, or by 8.4 per cent on a comparative basis, and the EBITDA improved by a 2.9 per cent to EUR2288m and the trading profit advanced by five per cent to EUR1595m, or by 12.9 per cent adjusting for currency movements and changes in the scope of consolidation. Af...

Cimpor sales rise 6% in 2014

03 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Cimpor’s turnover eased by 0.8 per cent in 2014 to EUR2603.7m while the EBITDA declined by 6.7 per cent to EUR645.6m. The trading profit emerged 7.9 per cent lower at EUR448.8 and the net financial charge declined by 8.8 per cent to EUR371.4m, giving a pre-tax profit 3.5 per cent lower at EUR77.3m and at the net attributable level there was a swing from a loss of EUR19.4m to a profit of EUR27.2m. Net debt at the end of 2014 stood at EUR3561m, an increase of 3.7 per cent, while shareholders’...

Shree commissions cement mill at Chhattisgarh, India

03 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a 2.6Mta cement mill at Baloda Bazar near Raipur in Chhattisgarh, India, on 24 February 2015, the company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange. Shree Cement’s eight cement plants in Rajasthan and one grinding unit in Uttrakhand have an aggregate capacity of 13.5Mta.

India: production begins at JK Lakshmi's Durg plant

22 January 2015, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement has started production of its 2.7Mta cement works in Durg, Chattisgarh state, central India. The greenfield works, which will manufacture various types of cement including OPC, PPC and slag cement, began production earlier this week, according to a company statement.  The new plant boosts JK Lakshmi’s total installed capacity to 9.3Mta. The start-up of the Durg plant is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s "Make in India" initiative to boost economy and growth of ...

First quarter launch for Al Jouf Line 2

05 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Al Jouf Cement is to launch commercial production from its second kiln line in the first quarter of 2015, the Saudi-based cement producer said in a bourse statement. The new 5000tpd line is currently undergoing trial operations which have taken longer than expected, the company noted.

JK Lakshmi commissions Chattisgarh works, India

29 December 2014, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement has commissioned its cement plant in Chhattisgarh and is now looking to serve eastern Indian states from the 3.5Mta works. The integrated plant, situated in Durg, was commissioned on 15 December.Aside from sales to the Chhatisgarh market, the company's 'Proplus' cement will be targetted at the Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal regions. Cement will be sold at INR285-290/bag, a company source told Cogencis news. Going forward, JK Lakshmi Cement  is looking to constru...

Guyana’s first integrated plant officially opened

16 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Caricom Cement Company Inc has officially opened the first cement plant in Guyana in the presence of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds. The plant, situated in Everton, East Bank Berbice, has a capacity of 0.5Mta and is located in the same compound as Caricom Cement’s bagging facility. Also in attendance during the opening ceremony, which took place on 13 December 2014, were Irfaan Ali, Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce; David Armogan, chairman of Region Six; Roshan Habbibullah, CEO of ...