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GCC tyre burning permit nearing approval, USA

21 March 2012, Published under Cement News

A plan to burn tyres at GCC’s Rio Grande plant in Pueblo, Colorado, USA is nearing final approval. State air pollution regulators have issued a draft permit for GCC Rio Grande's proposal. The plant would use old tires piled up at the Midtown tire dump south of Fountain. According to the Pueblo Chieftain the state will hold a 30-day public comment period before issuing a final permit. GCC Rio Grande's 2631tpd greenfield plant at Pueblo, Colorado made its first clinker in January of 2008. ...

New SLV Cement dealer for GCC countries

01 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Cachapuz Bilanciai Group has extended the representation of SLV Cement and SLV Platform solutions to new countries in GCC through the Rameez Kalbani FZC company. With this partnership, the SLV Cement solution will be promoted in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Rameez Kalbani FZC is an engineering, consulting and trading company located in Fujairah Free Zone, UAE, and is offering electro-mechancial solutions related to cement plants, steel plants, oil field facilities and win...

GCC cement sector capacity to hit 120Mt by 2013

24 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Cement capacity in the GCC cement sector is expected to hit 120.7Mt in 2013, according to a Global Investment House (GIH) report with rising demand in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait expected to take pressure off the oversupply situation. Saudi Arabia is driving the capacity gains as the country continues to outperform the region. Volumes are expected to reach 58Mta in 2013 and demand is expected to be on a par as new projects across all sectors emerge due to increased government spending....

Cemtech Middle East & Africa 2012

26 October 2011, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Conferences and Exhibitions successfully concluded its seventh annual Middle East & Africa event over 12-15 February 2012. Returning to the luxury of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai, UAE, the meeting attracted 250 delegates from over 30 countries, all keen to discuss topics under the theme of “Growth Markets, Technology Advances and Operational Efficiency.” While the North African cement sector has been hard hit by political turmoil over the past year, several oil rich countries in Afr...