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Cementownia Warta orders Aumund conveyors

28 October 2020, Published under Cement News

In mid-2020 Cementownia Warta ordered an Aumund arched plate conveyor type BPB-SF in heavy-duty design. This conveyor is to be supplied before the end of the year, for Cementownia Warta's new limestone crushing facility in central Poland.  Aumund also supplied five pan conveyors in 2019 as part of Cementownia Warta's project to build a steel-roofed concrete silo designed to hold 120,000t of clinker. Silo feeding is carried out by an Aumund pan conveyor with a centre distance of 145m and a...

Tajikistan exports 31% of production in 9M20

28 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan exported 990,000t of cement in the January-September period of 2020, according to the country’s Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. Around 31 per cent of the cement produced in the country was exported in the 9M20, mainly to Uzbekistan (562,000t), Afghanistan (391,000t) and Kyrgyzstan (43,000t). Three Tajik-Chinese joint ventures accounted for 82 per cent of cement production in the nine-month period. This included Huaxin Gayur Cement (27.1 per cent), Chzungtsai Mohir...

Małogoszcz cement plant to see EUR100m investment

27 October 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim, together with KPT-Polish Investment Zone, will modernise the Małogoszcz cement plant in Poland. The new kiln line will have a production of 4000tpd with first clinker scheduled for the end of 2022 or start of 2023. Modernisation of the Małogoszcz cement plant will see an investment of more than EUR 100m. The production facility will become one of the most modern in Europe, says Stanislaw Sobcyk, industrial director and vice president at LafargeHolcim, Poland. Th...

Two plants in Uzbekistan report fall in production

22 October 2020, Published under Cement News

According to Uzbekistan’s Antimonopoly Committee, Akhangarancement announced the failure of two rotary kilns on 7 October. As a result, the company’s cement volumes offered for sale decreased on average from 7000 to 5000tpd. Almalyk MMC’s Jizzakh cement plant has also seen its production volumes decrease from 11,000 to 5000tpd on average, due to ongoing repairs on its kiln. Therefore, the average volume of daily production in the country amounts to almost 37,000tpd with sales at 35,000...

TCMB appoints new CEO

15 October 2020, Published under Cement News

As of 13 October 2020, Volkan Bozay was appointed CEO of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB). He succeeds Ismail Bulut, who will continue his activities as an advisor to the chairman of the Board of Directors, having made major contributions to the TÇMB 's strategic work areas during his tenure as CEO. Dr Tamer Saka, chairman of the Board of TÇMB , made the following statement: "We would like to extend our gratitude to Mr İsmail Bulut for his valuable c ontributions and...

Tajikistan reports 4% rise in cement production

09 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan has produced more than 2.8Mt in the first eight months of 2020, representing a rise of 3.5 per cent YoY over the 8M19. There are 13 companies currently producing cement in the country, with an estimated annual capacity of 4.7Mta.

Steppe Cement sees 5% revenue increase for the 3Q20

09 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan’s Steppe Cement saw a 5.2 per cent YoY increase in revenue to KZT11.11bn (US$26m) for the 3Q20, up from KZT10.56bn a year earlier. However, its sales volume declined four per cent to 556,162t. Average prices for delivered cement advanced to KZT18,841/t from KZT18,157/t. Kazakhstan’s cement market is expected to expand two per cent YoY in 2020.

Iskitim Cement produces 684,000t in the 8M20

02 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Iskitim Cement (Sibcem) produced 684,000t of cement in the first eight months of 2020, down 13 per cent compared to the target of the company. By late 2020, the company is expected to reach 90 per cent of its targeted volume for the year. Managing Director of Iskitimtsement, Vladimir Skakun, noted that the decline in production volumes was influenced by the suspension of all construction projects due to the coronavirus pandemic.

CIMSA selects Dal Teknik Makina for cyclone modification

23 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Dal Teknik Makina (Dal Engineering Group) has won an order to modify CIMSA's Mersin No 1 kiln line by upgrading the first and second stage cyclones for both strings. The main work to be carried out includes installation of new first- and second-stage cyclones and riser ducts, modification of downcomer ducts, dip tubes, pendulum flaps, meal pipes, plash boxes, manholes and poke holes, measuring points, dismantling and refractory procurement, demolition and installation.  These changes wil...

Kyzylkumcement sees net profit rise 71%

17 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Kyzylkumcement saw a net profit of US$20.3m in January-June 2020, rising 70.9 per cent YoY. Revenue also advanced 12.4 per cent to US$97.1m. In the 1H20 the plant increased cement production by three per cent YoY to 1.75Mt, which amounted to 32.2 per cent of the total cement production in the country. Kyzylkumcement is also intending to build its fourth line for the production of clinker by the end of 2020, with the project valued at US$112.63m. The project will be finance...