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Livetouch Investments starts production at Redcliff plant

30 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Livetouch Investments has commenced cement production at its 410,000tpa capacity plant in Redcliff, Zimbabwe, a senior company executive said. Managing director Dongning Wang told The Sunday Mail Business that the US$34m plant had started operations and has the second biggest production capacity of all local cement producers. Livetouch’s production is currently being distributed to potential customers to give the potential consumers a feel of the quality of the products. "This is o...

Arabian Cement postpones Rabigh grinding operation

12 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co expects the commercial operation of the grinding unit at its Rabigh plant, Saudi Arabia, to start in the 3Q18, instead of the earlier-announced 4Q17. Construction on the project is still ongoing and according to a statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange, the delay is attributed to the contractor who does not commit to the scheduled deadline. The financial impact of the new facility is difficult to determine as it depends on supply and demand in the cement market, said the ...

Gebr Pfeiffer now supplying to Nepal

19 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Nepalese cement producer Kapilvastu Cement Udhyog Pvt Ltd, part of the Ghorahi Cement Group,  has awarded the order for a vertical roller mill to Germany's Gebr Pfeiffer SE. The new MVR 3070 C-4 mill will be installed at its new grinding plant in Sonparwa, Barkalpure in the Kapilvastu District of Nepal, and will ground OPC at a rate of 70tph. The scope of supply includes an SLS 2650 BC high-efficiency classifier as well as an innovative system of hot gas generation to provide heat to evap...

Emami plans to lift capacity to 6Mta

14 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Emami Cement Ltd plans to raise its total production capacity to 6Mta as its 2Mta plant being set up in Odisha's Jajpur district is likely to be commissioned by March 2018. Presently, Emami Cement is producing 60 per cent of the current total cement capacity of 4Mta through its clinker plant in Chhattisgarh and the grinding unit at Panagarh in West Bengal, Vivek Chawla, CEO of Emami Cement Ltd, told reporters. By March 2018 these two units target to achieve the operational production c...

Pakistan’s Pioneer Cement Ltd orders four Loesche mills

04 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement Ltd has awarded Loesche with the contract for four vertical roller mills (VRMs) for its new production line at its Chenki/Kushab district, Punjab. The new line will expand the cement producer’s production capacity at the site to 8000tpd. The contract includes a 630tph VRM for raw meal grinding as well as two cement mills that will grind clinker at a rate of 235tph each. The LDC (Loesche Dynamic Classifier), which is used in the plant and is optimally customised to the Loesch...

Foundation stone laid for new grinding venture

16 August 2017, Published under Cement News

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new grinding factory in the port city of Tema, some 30km east of the capital city Accra. The project is being executed by CBI Ghana, an affiliate of Lafarge-Holcim, and is to be located at the Free Zones Enclave. "I look forward to the construction of what we expect to be a state-of-the-art cement grinding factory to diversify the sector, promote healthy competition, and improve pr...

President of Ghana to lay foundation stone for new plant

14 August 2017, Published under Cement News

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana will tomorrow lay the foundation stone a new grinding plant for CBI Ghana at the Tema Free Zones Enclave. When complete, the CBI Ghana plant will produce premium cement under the brand name, Supacem. "We intend to produce and supply high-quality Supacem cement to Ghanaian builders and stabilise cement supply for all required grades in Ghana,” Managing Director, Frédéric Albrecht, told the Business and Financial Times. Supacem will launch w...

Petron receives new order from Ramco

14 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Petron Engineering Construction Ltd has received work order for civil and mechanical works from India-based Ramco Cements Ltd for its Line-II grinding unit project at Kolghat in West Bengal. The order is worth an approximate value of INR620m (US$9.7m).

Ramco Cements to increase grinding capacity

08 August 2017, Published under Cement News

India-based Ramco Cements has embarked on an investment project to increase its grinding capacity in West Bengal and set up a new facility in Odisha. “We are doubling the capacity of grinding units in Vizag and Kolaghat (West Bengal) from 0.9Mta to 2Mta each, AV Dharmakrishnan, CEO, Ramco Cements told the business section of the Hindu (India). “Besides, we are setting up a new unit in Odisha of 0.9Mta,” he added. The proposed expansion will be completed in 18 months and the cost will me...

Chettinad Cement receives clearance for Odisha grinding plant

04 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Chettinad Cement Corp has received approval from the Odisha’s State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) to establish a grinding plant.   The project will have a capacity of 2Mta and is to be located at Kalinga Nagar Industrial Complex.   The Government of Odisha has been actively trying to create a conducive business environment to encourage companies across the country to set up or expand their business in the eastern Indian state.