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Limak Cement addresses Turkey's "Green Transformation"

16 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Limak Cement 's new business platforms will be “the most important catalyst in the Green Transformation," said Limak’s CEO, Erkam Kocakerim, speaking at the ‘Climate Change Summit: Green Transformation’ held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 14 June 2023. In the first such gathering following the formation of the government, more than 200 top business executives and bankers, some of them from the most carbon-intensive sectors of the economy, gathered to exchange views on the efforts needed to ensure ...

Bekabadcement carries out plant modernisation

08 June 2023, Published under Cement News

United Cement Group (UCG) is undergoing a large-scale modernisation of its JSC Bekabadcement  plant to transform it into a modern high-tech plant.  Since the start of the modernisation, the plant has installed modern Unitherm burners, equipped all heat exchangers with new components from CNBM Beijing Triumph, connected a new fourth-generation cooler KC 4.1-0955 from BTIEC and re-launched a rotary kiln with a new lining. One of the stages of the modernisation is an overhaul of the we...

Jizzak cement orders Bedeschi reclaimer

06 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi SpA of Italy has been awarded an order to supply one circular storage unit to handle coal inside the  Huaxin Cement 's Jizzak plant in Uzbekistan. The capacity of the plant is 5000tpd and the storage has a diameter of 80m. Bedeschi will supply one STK RC with the capacity of 300tph and one PAL FR lateral scraper reclaimer with a capacity of 150tph. The new supply will be similar to the circular storage of the image below.   Bedeschi circular storage stacker/reclaimer

Qatar National Cement signs digital and Uzbekistan MoUs

30 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) has made a strategic decision to partner SAP and Google Cloud to fuel its digital transformation and ensure future-proof operations.   Eng Essa Mohammed Ali A M Kaldari, QNCC CEO, emphasised the significance of this transformation: "Our aim is to modernise and streamline our systems, increase efficiencies, and enhance the services we deliver to our customers and employees. After implementation, our operations will be more agile and scalable, ena...

Kyzylkum Cement participates in project 'Green land'

25 May 2023, Published under Cement News

This Spring, Kyzylkum Cement JSC (United Cement Group) has been planting 3000 saplings of elm and other ornamental trees and 200 saxaul saplings in Navoi region, Uzbekistan. This is the next stage of UCG holding's active participation in the ‘Greenland’ project aimed at greening areas of Uzbekistan, where historically industrial enterprises are placed. Previously, UCG supported the planting of 3200 seedlings of trees and planted 500kg of seeds of shrubs in the sanitary protection zone of ...

CTP Team proceeds with Medcem project

23 May 2023, Published under Cement News

CTP Team engineers are currently working at the Medcem cement plant in Turkey.   While the concrete works are proceeding on the AQC (quenching) boiler for the waste heat recovery system, the process fabric filter on the coal mill is under erection. In addition, the process fabric filter on kiln and raw mill are ready for the installation of the SWAP cleaning system. All site works are carried out in parallel with the construction of the new cement line. The project includes the insta...

Alicem Sro completes Cement Hranice clinker cooler project

18 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Alicem Sro has successful fulfilled the guarantee conditions of the modernisation clinker cooler project in the Czech Republic. The contract included including a new kiln head, which Alicem Sro implemented as part of the overhaul at the beginning of this year for Cement Hranice , Czech Republic. This technical and time-consuming project was completed while meeting and even significantly exceeding all guarantee conditions. The clinker cooler project has enabled Alicem improve the ...

Holcim invests in Coomtech

10 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim invests in Coomtech, a cleantech start-up that offers an innovative low-emission kinetic drying technology for raw materials. Coomtech's technology combines low-carbon and circular benefits to emits up to 75 per cent less CO 2  than traditional drying methods, enabling the use of recycled materials in cement and concrete that would otherwise require a high amount of energy to dry. The investment builds on Holcim and Coomtech’s current collaboration to develop a new low-carbon cement...

Kyzylkumcement announces large-scale modernisation plans

05 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Kyzylkumcement, the leading cement producing plant of Uzbekistan and the flagship of UCG Holding , has presented detailed plans on its large-scale modernisation project and discussed the results of its zero test with KHD Humboldt Wedag, during the 2023 PetroCem International Conference.   Kyzylkumcement JSC's General Director, Sergey Melnikov, reported that a meeting with the management of the engineering company KHD led to a technical audit at the plant, which made it possible to fo...

Heidelberg Materials divests its joint venture in Georgia

26 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has completed the divestment of its joint venture in Georgia. The company previously held a 45 per cent stake in CaucasusCement Holding BV, the parent company of HeidelbergCement Georgia Ltd and Terjola Quarry Ltd. Heidelberg Materials sold its share to its long-term joint venture partner Cement Invest BV, an investment company jointly managed and owned by the Georgian Co-Investment Fund and Hunnewell Partners. The joint venture’s scope included two integrated cem...