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Kant Cement Plant completes conversion project

10 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Kant Cement Plant OJSC , the largest producer of cement in Kyrgyzstan, has successfully completed conversion of its cement mill No 8 to a closed-circuit grinding system to achieve improve its product quality and energy efficiency. The project forms part of a large-scale reconstruction of production by the United Cement Group .  Modernisation of the Kant Cement Plant began in 2021 with the replacement of outdated electrostatic precipitators with modern bag filters, the installation of n...

Cement production in Kyrgyzstan up by 16 per cent in May

27 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement production by Kyrgyz cement producers increased by 15.6 per cent to 323,700t in May 2023, according to the country’s National Statistical Committee. In the January-May 2023 period, cement output in the country increased by 11.9 per cent to 1.1Mta. Cement production in 2022 was up 7.1 per cent YoY to 2.7Mt.

Buzzi Unicem sells Ukraine operations to CRH

21 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Buzzi , through its fully owned subsidiary Dyckerhoff GmbH , has reached an agreement to sell some of its businesses in Eastern Europe to CRH , a leading building materials solutions company, for a consideration of EUR0.1bn. The transactions include the business in Ukraine and ready-mix concrete assets in east Slovakia. Completion of the transaction in Ukraine is subject to the granting of the required regulatory approvals and is expected to occur in 2024. In Ukraine, Buzzi operates...

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 ...