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Ultratech places follow-up order with Gebr Pfeiffer

21 November 2022, Published under Cement News

As part of Ultratech Cement Ltd 's expansion drive, Gebr Pfeiffer SE (Germany) and its Indian subsidiary Gebr Pfeiffer (India) Pvt. Ltd, has received an order for the delivery of several grinding plants with vertical roller mills (VRMs) for grinding cement raw material as well as solid fuels. The cooperative partnership between Ultratech Cement Ltd, India's largest cement producer, and Gebr Pfeiffer is once again confirmed and expanded by this follow-up order, the equipment manufacture...

Nuvoco Vistas to open 1.2Mt grinding plant

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd , India's fifth-largest cement group, is planning to set up a 1.2Mta grinding plant at its existing works in Bhiwani , Haryana, as part of its expansion in the North region of the country. According to the company, the new grinding facility will aid full utilisation of clinker production in the region. Its flagship brands - Concreto, Duraguard and Double Bull - offer a mix of products across all price points, with Double Bull the fastest growing cement brand in th...

Gebr Pfeiffer to supply three more MVR mills to Pakistan

16 June 2022, Published under Cement News

As a follow-up to the state-of-the-art MVR mills recently supplied to Askari Cement's Nizampur plant, Gebr Pfeiffer has now been contracted to supply three additional MVR mills to Fauji Cement's new plant in Salar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab province, Pakistan. Fauji Cement's merger with Askari Cement and the addition of the new lines will make Fauji Cement the third-largest cement producer in Pakistan with a total future capacity of 10.3Mta, Gebr Pfeiffer highlighted. As with the Nizampur ...

Cementos Melon inaugurates new grinding unit

25 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cementos Melón has officially inaugurated its new grinding unit about 8.5km north of Punta Arenas in the country’s southern Magallanes region. The new 0.25Mta plant represents an investment of US$45m and is expected to produce 80,000t of cement in its first year as it ramps up capacity. At the inauguration, Cementos Melón General Manager, Jorge Eugenín, said: “For us Magallanes has always been an interesting market, its consumption is comparable to cities in developed count...

CAD40m to Ciment Québec to reduce carbon footprint

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

The Government of Québec announced that it will provide CAD40m to Ciment Québec Inc to modernise part of the cement producer’s Saint-Basile plant to enable the production of lower-carbon cement. The project will include a new grinding workshop with two new grinding mills and could benefit from an additional CAD6m, added as financial support from the Québec Ministry of Finance. The addition of more efficient grinding systems will lead to a 10 per cent drop in greenhouse gas emissions. Ele...

Tamilnadu Cements to build new grinding unit

04 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamilnadu Cements has revealed plans to build a new grinding plant at Alangulam, in Tenkasi district, Tamil Nadu, India. The new unit, which will cost US$5.23m, will serve the nearby Arasu cement plant, according to The Hindu newspaper. With construction expected to take 10 months, the new facility will double capacity from 0.28Mta to 0.56Mta, helping to meet huge demand in the southern districts and boosting production of Tamilnadu Cement's Valimai brand, which the company has sold ...

Bringing down temperature

12 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s tropical climate, with its high humidity, places extra challenges on FICO-YTL’s grinding plant operations in Tay Ninh, affecting the performance of the final product. However, following an upgrade the cement produced in the mill is now of a significantly better quality, while output has increased and power consumption reduced. By Hongzhi Zhu, CETEC Co Ltd, China. Following an upgrade at FICO-YTL's grinding operations in Tay Ninh, Vietnam, the company's cement quality has ...

Norcem temporarily halts production at plants

22 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Norway-based Norcem has suspended operations at its Brevik and Kjøpsvik plants due to annual scheduled maintenance work and the crash of a central mill engine at Kjøpsvik. In addition, a supplier who should have carried out some of the maintenance work dropped out. Part of the production has been replaced by imports. CEO John Sunde says the company expects stocks to cleared but was unable to say for how long.

Decarbonisation and grinding innovation

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Christian Pfeiffer (Germany) is one of the leading suppliers for grinding and separation technologies to the global cement industry. Martin Paterson, managing director, discusses the latest trends in cement manufacturing technology and the potential for decarbonisation to drive innovation in grinding technologies. Martin Paterson, Managing Director of Christian Pfeiffer ICR: Can you give us a ‘virtual tour’ of Christian Pfeiffer and its main activities? Martin Paterson (MP...

Českomoravský Cement plans CZK300m sustainability investment into Radotín

28 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Czech cement producer Českomoravský Cement is preparing an investment of CZK300m (US$13.71m) to improve the environmental performance of its Radotín plant. The purchase of a new vertical mill and other environmental measures will enable the works to reduce CO 2 emissions by 12 per cent and electricity consumption by 24 per cent by 2030. The company intends to select the technology for the new mill this year and prepare project documentation for the building permit application in 2023....