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InterCement completes sale of Africa businesses

28 December 2023, Published under Cement News

InterCement Participações SA has announced that the divestment of its businesses in South Africa and Mozambique – collectively known as the ‘Africa Business’ – to Huaxin Cement Co. Ltd (China), has been concluded upon receipt of the provisional price of USD231.6m. As provided for in the previously executed Stock Purchase Agreement, the provisional price will be adjusted in due course considering net debt, other customary adjustments and working capital levels of the Africa Business.

Huaxin Cement Co becomes WCA corporate member

12 October 2023, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed China-based Huaxin Cement Co as a corporate member. During its 116 years of operations, the Chinese building materials producer has established itself as a leading company in China as well as the global cement industry. For over two decades, Huaxin Cement has consistently maintained an average annual compound growth rate of 25 per cent, securing its place as one of the top 10 manufacturing companies in China. Huaxin Cement operates across ove...

Oman Investment Authority starts sale of Oman Cement Co to Huaxin

14 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Oman Investment Authority (OIA) has started the process for divesting its majority stake in Oman Cement Co. Ibrahim bin Said al Eisari, director general of private ownership at OIA, said: “This exit comes in accordance with a plan pursued by OIA aimed at achieving a number of goals, including attracting foreign investment to the sultanate. This will contribute to achieving economic diversification and transfer of modern technology to the targeted sectors.” OIA will sell its entire sha...

Huaxin Cement Xiangyang Co Ltd invests CNY1.5bn in building materials industrial park

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

This year, Huaxin Cement Xiangyang Co Ltd is investing an additional CNY1.5bn (US$230.6m), in its original cement building materials project.   Huaxin Xiangyang Building Materials Industrial Park will see the construction of an active calcium production project and a fine sand project over the next three years. The first phase of the 'Commercial-Concrete Integration' project will invest CNY40m to build a concrete production line with an annual capacity of 1Mm 3 . It is planned to be c...

ARM subsidiary is sold to Huaxin Cement

27 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Maweni Limestone Ltd, the Tanzanian subsidiary of ARM, has been sold to Huaxin Cement of China for US$116m. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals. "This transaction will permit Huaxin immediate entry into one of the leading markets in east Africa and is integral to Huaxin's broader strategy to expand its footprint across emerging markets," joint ARM administrators George Weru and Muniu Thoithi of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Kenya said. The sale follows the sale of the asset...

Floods sweep away Huaxin plant under construction

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Floods have swept away the Huaxin Cement Industry plant under construction in Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-2, Talti, Nepal, on the night of Sunday, 14 July, according to Khabarhub. The cement factory was swept away after the level of water in the river in Talti surged due to incessant rains continuing for three days, said Tulasi Jung Thapa, a spokesperson. No human casualties have been reported so far, but five workers have been trapped due to the floods. The property damaged is ...

Huaxin Cement begins Zafarabad plant build in Uzbekistan

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

China’s Huaxin Cement Co Ltd has started construction on the 1.2Mta cement plant in Zafarabad district, Jizzakh region in Uzbekistan. Output from the plant is expected to be 480,000t of M400 Portland cement and 720,000Mt of M500 cement with 10 per cent of volumes earmarked for export. The facility represents an investment of US$150m, financed through direct investment and borrowed funds. As part of he investment project implementation, Huaxin Cement Co established a foreign subsidiary, H...

Huaxin Cement Narayani to build US$140m plant

25 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Nepal’s Investment Board (IBN) has signed a project investment agreement with Huaxin Cement Narayani to establish a US$140m cement plant in Nepal. Following the deal signed by IBN’s CEO, Maha Prasad Adkhikari, and Xu Gang, vice-president of Huaxin Cement Co, in the presence of Prime Minister, KP Sharma Oli, the joint venture company will build a 3000tpd cement works in Dhading, Nepal. The agreement includes protection for the foreign investor in Nepal and the provision that, despite the c...

Nepal: planned entry of foreign cement giants

21 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The proposed entry of foreign cement manufacturers into the Nepalese market has set off an expansion drive amongst domestic producers. Dangote Cement of Nigeria, Reliance Cement of India and Hongshi and Huaxin of China have all been given necessary approvals to begin operations in Nepal. The combined FDI for these companies amounts to US$1.45bn and the total proposed output stands at 22,000tpd. This increase in capacity by foreign companies has created unrest among domestic manufacturers....


05 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Belgique is closing five ready-mixed concrete plants in Flanders, a move that will affect around 60 employees. The works being closed are at Furness, Ostend, Bruges, Izegem and Herentals. Lafarge Cement Zambia, which has a combined capacity of 1.4Mta from its two works, is to quadruple its exports to Congo and from Malawi. In additioin, the production should be increased by 0.1Mta from next month. The Chinese LafargeHolcim associate Huaxin Cement Company is to invest some US$150...