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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.

Gebr Pfeiffer wins new order in Algeria

09 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Société Saoura Ciment has contracted Gebr Pfeiffer to supply a vertical roller mill for its new greenfield plant in Bechar, Algeria. The cement producers has ordered n MVR 5000 R-4 for cement raw material grinding. With a total drive power of 3800kW the mill has the capacity to grind 50tph to a fineness of a maximum 12 per cent R0.090mm. Delivery of the equipment is planned for the first half of 2018. The contract comes after Société Saoura Ciment had switched to Gebr Pfeiffer technolo...

Ecocem may get planning approval for grinding mill

08 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Ecocem may be allowed go ahead with a proposed €45m grinding mill in the US after a local council voted to stall a final decision on its planning application pending the outcome of a report. Ecocem’s US subsidiary, Orcem Americas, is appealing a decision by planning commissioners in Vallejo, California, to refuse it permission to build a grinding mill on the city’s waterfront on environmental grounds. The Irish Times reports that Vallejo city council, which heard the appeal, voted to di...

Loesche wins large order in Egypt

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche has received an order for 18 vertical roller mills by Sinoma CDI which is acting as general contractor for the construction of a cement plant in Beni Suef, Egypt, being undertaken by the country’s Ministry of Defense & Military Production (MoDMP). The MoDMP’s project involves the construction of six new production lines with a total clinker capacity of 36,000tpd by the end of 2017. Loesche will deliver the raw mills with a capacity of 5000tph for the grinding of raw material to a ...

Aman Group inaugurates second grinding mill

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh’s Minister of Commerce, Tofail Ahmed, has inaugurated the Aman Group’s second grinding unit which is situated in Narayanganj, near the capital city of Dhaka. Loesche reported earlier this year that it has supplied a LM 56.3+3 CS vertical roller mill for the facility, named Aman Cement Mills Unit-2. The VRM has the capacity to grind 240tph of Portland and composite cement clinker with a fineness of 3200Blaine, or 175tph of ground granulated blastfurnace slag with a fineness of 450...

Discussions on vertical grinding and conveying

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer (GPSE), together with co-sponsor Beumer, hosted a two-day event in Johannesburg, South Africa, focussed on vertical grinding and conveying solutions for the cement industries in southern and eastern Africa. Taking place on 9-10 May 2017, invited guests were given detailed insights into modern process trends through a series of expert presentations, while lunches, a gala dinner and the relaxed surroundings of the Radisson Blue Gautrain provided ample networking opportunities. ...

Shree Cement's eastern promise

22 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement is looking to expand its presence in eastern India with the construction of two grinding facilities, according to local press. As part of its expansion plan in the east from its base in Bihar, Shree Cement is constructing one plant in Raghunathpur, West Bengal, and the other near Cuttack, Odisha, the report in Business Standard (India), stated. Managing Director, HM Bangur, told the daily that Shree had acquired 120-130 acres in Bengal and that a deal to acquire 150 acres i...

Wonder Cement looks to lift capacity to 11Mta

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Wonder Cement plans to set up three units in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana to increase its total cement capacity to 11Mta over the next three years. "We have 5.2Mta of installed capacity and hope to increase to 11Mta by 2020," JC Toshniwal, managing director of Wonder Cement, said. He further added that the company is expected to receive environmental clearance for a 2Mta grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, next month and production is expected to commence b...