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Boral bids for 24h mill at Geelong

28 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Australian cement producer Boral has applied to the Australian Environmental Protection Authority to run a 24h grinding mill in Geelong’s north. The new facility at the proposed North Shore site will have a capacity of 1.3Mta. “(The new site) is directly adjacent to the wharf complex, which would allow efficient unloading of clinker from ships,” a Boral spokesman said when the company first raised the concept late last year. “Importantly, the site is also surrounded by other large ­in...

Loesche supplies VRM to Attock Cement

27 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche has provided a LM 56.3+3 CS vertical roller mill for cement grinding to Attock Cement in Pakistan. The new mill will be used in the new Line 3 of Attock's cement plant in Hub Chowki in Pakistan. It will grind OPC cement with a fineness of 3300 Blaine with a capacity of 200tph, or 2800 Blaine with a capacity of 240ph,. The scope of the order also includes monitoring and assembly as well as commissioning, which is due to take place in mid-2017. Hefei Cement Research & Design Institut...

Bamburi gears up for grinding expansion

13 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement is set to start expansion of its Athi River grinding plant in Kenya next month, wth a senior executive saying that it has completed pre-construction preparation for the project. “In January we embarked on this 18-month project to construct a new cement grinding line at Athi River, and with civil works currently underway, structural work is set to commence next month,” Managing Director, Bruno Pescheux, said in a statement yesterday. The expansion of the plant is aimed at ...

Loesche to supply Bim Son Cement

11 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Bim Son Cement JSC has awarded Loesche the contract to supply a vertical roller mill for the grinding of clinker and granulated blast furnace slag at the Bim Son cement plant in Thanh Hóa province, Vietnam. The scope of the order includes a VRM with a throughput of 250tph, plus a silo, blower, filter and packing plant. The new mill is expected to be commissioned in August 2017. Bim Son Cement, a subsidiary of the Vietnam National Cement Corporation (VICEM), has recently increased capacit...

FLSmidth to deliver Bangladesh grinding line

11 July 2017, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed an engineering, procurement and supply of equipment contract with Meghna Cement Mills for a cement grinding unit at the producer’s existing cement line in Mongla, Bangladesh. The grinding unit will produce 415tph Portland composite cement at 3800 Blaine. The contract includes a range of equipment, including FLSmidth OK TM   54-6 mill, planetary gear unit from FLSmidth MAAG Gear, fabric filters from FLSmidth Airtech, weigh feeders from FLSmidth Pfister and a plant control...

Fives to supply Ramco Cements

04 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Fives has received an order from AMCL Machinery Ltd to supply a new FCB TSV™ Classifier 4500 THF for  Ramco Cements' expansion project at the RR Nagar plant in Tamil Nadu, India. This is the fourth order placed with Fives by the Indian cement producer. Previously, Ramco has installed FCB TSV™ classifiers installed at its grinding units in Kolagat, Salem and Chengalpattu plants.  

Ambuja Cements receives state nod for new grinding plant

04 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Odisha's State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Friday gave Ambuja Cement the go-ahead to construct a 1.5Mta cement grinding unit. The LafargeHolcim group's Indian concern has proposed the facility be established on 125 acres of land at Jharsuguda, according to Business Standard India.

Dangote Cement

26 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Production is due to start at Dangote’s new 1.5Mta cement grinding plant in Bouansa, Republic of Congo, this month, according to the company. The US$300m facility will take the country’s total cement production capacity to 2.55Mta along with Cimaf (0.5Mta), Sonocc (0.25Mta) and Forspal (0.3Mta). The works will also boost Dangote’s capacity across Africa to more than 40Mta. Construction is currently underway on a new 3Mta grinding plant in Côte d'Ivoire and two new plants have been announc...

New plants in the pipeline for Andhra Pradesh

15 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Three Indian companies have proposed to set up new plants in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Business Standard (India) reports. According to the state government, Chettinad Cement Corp plans to set up a grinding unit and cement plant in Vizag and Guntur districts, respectively, with start-up scheduled for March 2019. Meanwhile, KCP Ltd is to set up a plant in Krishna district, the first phase of which is due to begin operations in a year's time. Rain Group, which also ha...

Cemengal commissions Cemenido Plug&Grind®

14 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemengal has finished the commissioning period of a new modular and portable grinding station Plug&Grind®XL for Cemenido in Benkulu, Indonesia. This is the third operating unit for Cemenido in the southeast Asian country.