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Kazakhstan develops new cement regulations

30 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Trade and Integration has met with the country’s cement and concrete association, QazCem, to discuss the illegal circulation of counterfeit cement. "Today, Kazakh cement is of high quality and is competitive both in the domestic and foreign markets," said the Minister of Trade and Integration, Bakhyt Sultanov. "We have the second-generation plants. But, unfortunately, there is counterfeit, cheap cement on the market." The meetings were held to develop adjustments ...

Lasselsberger Group's 700tpd white cement plant nears commercial start-up

28 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Lasselsberger group of Austria is preparing to launch a new 700tpd of white cement plant in the Abzelilovsky district of Bashkiria, Russia. It is the second white cement plant in Bashkiria.   The Cemix plant under construction in Bashkiria will start producing its main product in May 2021. In addition to white cement, the company will produce coloured paving slabs and façade tiles. The facility is currently undergoing commissioning. According to the director of the company Ilya Dvor...

Belarusian Cement BUCE’s No 2 exporter in 1Q21

22 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Co was named the second-largest exporter on the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange in the first quarter of 2021, according to BUCE spokesperson Roman Yaniv. While timber products accounted for two-thirds of exports, cement exports nearly increased five-fold to US$10.2m in the 1Q21. “Such a surge was possible thanks to Belarusian Cement Company’s interest in concluding long-term contracts to supply products in the course of a year. If the company continues to apply th...

TürkCimento’s DigitalCem discusses the way to a net zero emission future

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

TürkCimento, the Turkish cement association, hosted Digitalcem from 20-21 April 2021 and covered discussions in decarbonisation in its opening session and the current state of the cement sector’s path towards net zero emissions by 2050. Koen Coppenholle, C EMBUREAU CEO, outlined the EU cement sector carbon neutrality roadmap. He advocated that the cement sector should be proud that cement is an enabler of the Green Deal. Cement will allow the construction of green wind energy and transport...

Sharcem set to acquire plant from Kazakhcement

14 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Singapore-based International Cement Group (ICG) has incorporated a new subsidiary in Kazakhstan. Sharcem will be 60 per cent owned by the group’s direct subsidiary, International Cement Shar Pte, and 40 per cent owned by Nurzhan Shakirov. Sharcem has subsequently entered into a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Kazakhcement and the Development Bank of Kazakhstan for the sale of a cement plant and related assets in the country. The total consideration of the agreement is KZT7.07bn (US$...

Bedeschi wins reclaimer order for Polish plant

12 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has been awarded a new contract by Nanjing Kisen International Engineering ()CNBM), for a LafargeHolcim cement plant in Poland. The new order will include the refurbishment of an existing storage with the installation of two new semi-portal reclaimers Pal SP 130/18 for limestone at a capacity of 340tph each and a new crushing system featuring two RI 450/1500 double roller crushers to reduce gypsum, correctives and other cement additives. This order follows the project just com...

Russia on the rebound?

05 April 2021, Published under Cement News

After returning to growth in 2019, Russian cement consumption stalled in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Construction output stagnated during the year, but government programmes are expected to stimulate recovery and help cement consumption growth rebound, thus paving the way for cautious optimism in 2021. By Alexey Semenov, GS-Expert, Russia. Support measures announced by the Russian government have become stimuli for the domestic economy, construction industry an...

Mohir Cement launches new plant

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan’s Mohir Cement LLC held the official opening ceremony of its new plant in Jaloliddin Balkhi, Khatlon, yesterday, with the ceremony attended by the country's President, Emomali Rahmon. The facility has a capacity of 600,000tpa and will produce M400 and M500 cements. Cement from the unit is expected to be exported to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.

A TEC to install flash dryer at Királyegyháza Cement for alternative fuels

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

To reduce the moisture content of the alternative fuel (RDF) for the kiln, Lafarge Cement Hungary Ltd (LafargeHolcim) has awarded A TEC a contract for the implementation of a new AF concept for the kiln front end at Királyegyháza, near Pécs, Hungary.   The system will enable the plant to feed two parallel AF streams simultaneously. A TEC will provide its innovative flash dryer where material will be dried using residual hot gas from the chlorine bypass system and a satellite burner for f...

IKN is building a new line for Qizilqum Cement

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

IKN is erecting a new production line at Qizilqum Cement plant, Uzbekistan. IKN's scope of supply, as a main equipment supplier, includes process integration and equipment design for the pyroprocessing line as well as supply of the core parts for preheater, kiln and cooler, including ID fan, kiln drive and burners. With the start-up scheduled for 2022 the new six-stage preheater will be a new landmark in the region.