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Milling for higher demand

25 November 2015, Published under Cement News

To optimise its production capabilities, Sanghi Industries decided to add a third mill to its grinding facilities near Abdasa Taluka in Gujarat, India. The new grinding unit would enable the company to not only improve its supply to the domestic cement market with OPC and PPC but also expand its export business. By Rakesh Ghia, Shivachari Vishwakarma and Vinod Porwal, Sanghi Industries Ltd, India. Sanghi Cement’s new ball mill pushes up grinding capacity to 3.5Mta Under the Sang...

China Resources Cement new line commences operations

24 November 2015, Published under Cement News

On 15 November 2015, China Resources Cement (Lianjiang) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the China Resources Cement, commenced operation of its first cement grinding line with a production capacity of 1Mta in Lianjiang City, Guangdong province. The new production line will strengthen the company’s competitive edge in the south-western part of Guangdong, China Resources Cement said in a statement.

UBE's international aims

11 November 2015, Published under Cement News

During a recent visit to UBE Machinery Corp’s’ (UMC) headquarters in Japan, ICR spoke with Naohiko Yamaguchi, deputy manager and overseas sales manager of the company’s Industrial Machinery division, about the segment’s development. Serving both local and international markets, recent conveying advances by the company, plus the appetite for larger VRMs by foreign customers, now hold potential for further growth. The cement works in Yamaguchi prefecture is one of UBE Industries' three ...

Shree Cement commissions Uttar Pradesh grinding plant

02 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a grinding plant at Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on 30 October 2015, the company said in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange. The new facility has a cement capacity of 2Mta.

South Korea: Loesche wins new order from Sun Cement

28 October 2015, Published under Cement News

South Korea-based Sun Cement Co Ltd has placed an order for a Loesche vertical roller grinding mill for granulated blast furnace slag. Plans have been made to replace the current outdated ball mill at the cement producer's Mokpo works with a new grinding plant. Loesche has been commissioned to deliver a  LM 35.2+2 CS mill for the project. The vertical roller grinding mill will produce slag cement with a fineness of 4600 Blaine, at a capacity of 45tph. The capacity of the gearbox will be 160...

Estanda completes Semen Indonesia project

28 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Estanda has finished supplying and installing an outlet diaphragm for a cement mill for the Semen Indonesia cement group. The outlet diaphragm was installed for the A line (CM-A), with a mill diameter of 3.8m. This follows the previous delivery to the plant of an outlet diaphragm for the cement grinding line B (CM-B) and a third new outlet diaphragm for the C line cement mill is also in the process of being manufactured. The overall aim of the project is to improve the material flow in the...

UltraTech Cement second-quarter sales ahead

20 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Aditya Birla group company UltraTech Cement reported higher revenue and volume growth for the second quarter of FY16 as well as a better operational performance during the period. For the three months to the end of September 2015, standalone net sales edged ahead by 4.2 per cent to INR5621 crores compared to INR5379 crores a year earlier. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax rose 8.6 per cent to INR1033 crores. However, profit after tax fell 3.9 per cent to INR394 crore largely...

JK Lakshmi Cement receives environmental clearance for Bihar project, India

19 October 2015, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement has been granted environmental clearance to set up a 1.5Mta grinding plant in the east Indian state of Bihar. The project, to be located in Kishanganj district, also involves the production of 1000m3 per day of autoclaved aerated concrete blocks and a 10MW diesel generator (DG) set. "Based on the recommendations of the Expert Appraisal Committee, the Environment Ministry has given the environment clearance [EC] to J K Lakshmi Cement's proposed project in Bihar," the Econo...

Star Ferro and Cement subsidiary enters into agreement with West Bengal grinding unit

15 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Star Ferro and Cement Ltd on Tuesday said that its subsidiary has inked a production pact with another grinding unit in West Bengal, India. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Star Ferro and Cement saidL “A company's subsidiary has entered into production arrangement with another grinding unit in West Bengal.” The company manufactures and markets cement and clinker in India. It offers its cement under the Star Cement brand. It also exports its products internationally.

USA: Ecocem plans face local opposition

13 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Irish manufacturer Ecocem’s plans for a EUR45m (US$50m) grinding works in California have met with opposition from locals concerned about the environmental impact of the plant. Ecocem has filed an application with the City of Vallejo to repurpose a former flour milling site to a US$30m grinding plant which would make it the group’s first venture in the US. Under subsidiary Orcem California, the facility will include silos and truck/rail loading facilities. The project also includes the Val...