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Saudi: City Cement starts trail operations of Line 2

11 December 2014, Published under Cement News

City Cement Company has started trial operations of a second production line, the Saudi-based producer said in a bourse filing. The company said the new production line will have a capacity of 5500tpd. The trial period will last about four months. Last week City Cement announced it intends to invest SAR25m (US$6.7m) in an alternative energy project, to be carried out by Chinese engineering company Sinoma and be completed by the end of 1H15.

Nepalese factory gets set to launch commercial production

09 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Arghakhanchi Cement is set to start commercial production from its greenfield works next week. The cement factory has a clinker and cement capacity of 1200tpd and 1000tpd, respectively.  Finished product will be sold under the Arghakhanchi Cement brand. The plant is largely being promoted by a collaboration of local investors. Siddhartha Group holds a 35 per cent stake, the Murarka Group has a 30 per cent share and the Kediya Group owns a 17.5 per cent holding. The remaining 17.5 per ce...

Indonesia: PT Conch South Kalimantan cement plant on-stream

05 December 2014, Published under Cement News

PT Conch’s greenfield cement plant has come on-stream in South Kalimantan, Indonesia, with an installed capacity of 1.5Mta. Construction of the factory began in 2012 and has involved an investment of US$202m. It has the capacity to produce 3200tpd.  The project is parent company Anhui Conch Cement's first cement plant in Indonesia. The facility was built with a 36MW steam powered electric plant in a strategic location near the South Kalimantan-East Kalimantan highway, only 30km from Tanju...

Century Textiles Manikgarh unit starts production

07 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Century Textiles & Industries has commenced production and started cement dispatches from its Manikgarh Cement Unit No II as of 26 September 2014. The new facility, which is an expansion of the Manikgarh Cement plant, has a capacity of 2.8Mta. The plant is situated in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

JK Cement starts commercial production at Rajasthan unit

02 October 2014, Published under Cement News

JK Cement has commenced production and dispatch of cement from its new cement manufacturing facilities at JK Cement Works, Mangrol, Chittorgarh district, in the state of Rajasthan. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange the company said the new facility has a cement capacity of 1.5Mta. JK Cement is one of the largest cement manufacturers in north India.  The company exports white cement to countries like South Africa, Nigeria, Singapore, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, UAE and ...

Aganang works to launch clinker production

14 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Sephaku Cement has completed the commissioning of the clinker production facility at Aganang, South Africa, and is ready to commence production, the company said in a statement. The first consignment of clinker will be delivered to the Sephaku’s Delmas grinding plant by the end of the month. Dr Lelau Mohuba,  CEO of Sephaku Holdings, said: “The production of its own clinker is an important step for SepCem, enabling it to become a fully-integrated producer of cement. We are confident that it...

New Fijian cement plant officially launched

12 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Tengy Cement (Fiji) Company Ltd (TCFL), a Chinese investment company, has officially launched operations on the island of Fiji. Construction of the plant, situated in the outskirts of Lami, Suva, started in 2012 and was completed last year. Cement production began in February 2014 with 20,000tpa produced to date. There are also plans by the company to trade beyond Fiji. The Tengy Cement plant now becomes Fiji’s second cement producing plant. Pacific Cement (formerly Fiji Industries) o...

NORM inaugurates Qizildas works, Azerbaijan

22 July 2014, Published under Cement News

NORM Sement has marked the official launch of its 2Mta greenfield Qizildas cement works with an inauguration ceremony attended by Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan. Cement production at Norm’s 2Mta plant, located about 2.6km north of the Sangachal Oil Terminal in Baku’s Garadagh district, began in September 2013 using imported clinker until full construction of the plant was complete. During yesterday’s inauguration, President Aliyev toured the new factory, including the laboratory and...

Mexico: Cementos Fortaleza plant to be inaugurated next week

04 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Mexichem, Elementia and Lafarge will inaugurate the first plant of Cementos Fortaleza on Tuesday, 8 July 2014. The event will be led by Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, and Carlos Slim Helú, head of Grupo Carso. The new works is located in Santiago de Anaya, Hidalgo, and is expected to produce 2Mta. Cementos Fortaleza is a strategic alliance between Elementia, which holds 53 per cent of shares, and Lafarge, which holds the balance.

Shree commissions Bihar grinding plant, India

02 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a 2Mta grinding unit at Aurangabad in Bihar as part of its plan to gain a foothold in the east of the country. In a statement to the stock exchanges, the company said it had commissioned the facility on 30 June 2014. Prior to its completion, Shree Cement had a capacity of 13.5Mta. It has embarked on expansions to take its total capacity to 25Mta by 2015 aimed at consolidating position further in the north India market and establish a presence in the east.