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Iran's cement exports fall 24% YoY

03 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The value of Iran’s cement exports in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (20 March-21 October) reached more than US$163.4m, down 11 per cent compared to the same period last year. The quantity of cement exports also fell 24 per cent YoY to 7,630,428t.

Iran's cement production rises 14% YoY

17 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran's cement production in the first six months of the year (starting in March 2020) rose 14.4 per cent YoY to 35.63Mt, compared with 31.15Mt in the year-ago period, according to data provided by the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade. According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year it has exported 5,847,201t of cement, worth more than US$127.9m, to 28 countries. India, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq...

Keeping an eye on the gears

10 November 2020, Published under Cement News

One of the greatest mechanical challenges in rotary kiln maintenance today is maintaining the efficient operation of girth gear and pinion meshing. Misalignment during production creates uneven and unstable stress concentration on the teeth, resulting in component damage. An early-warning system can inform kiln operators long before the mechanical problem and any damages appear. By Paweł Kędzior, Havec Engineering Co, Poland. Misalignment of the girth gear affects every rotary kiln at...

Iran exports 5.84Mt of cement in five months

22 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran has exported more than 5.84Mt of cement worth US$127.99m during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (20 March-21 August 2020), according to data from the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan were the top importers of cement from Iran during the period. As recently announced, the production of major construction industry materials is more than double the country's demand. "In this area [the construction industr...

Iran continues cement exports to Afghanistan

20 July 2020, Published under Cement News

A total of 54,000t of cement have been exported to Afghanistan from Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran, since the start of the Iranian year on 20 March. The cement was transported by 2,056 trucks through the Milak border crossing, said Ayoub Kord, head of the Roads and Urban Development Organisation of Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Iran sees 32% rise in exports

06 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Over 17.5Mt of cement and clinker were exported from Iran in the past Iranian calendar year, ending 21 March 2020. The figure registered a 32 per cent growth compared with the previous year, according to Abdolreza Sheikhan, head of Iran's Cement Employers Association. "Cement accounted for 6.7Mt and clinker for 10.8Mt of the total sum," said Mr Sheikhan. "Our main export destinations over the period were Iraq, Kuwait, China, Bangladesh, India, the littoral states of the Gulf and Central As...

Celebrating industry excellence

02 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Middle East and Africa 2020 welcomed delegates from over 35 nations to the Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE, on 16-19 February. The conference and exhibition offered a comprehensive overview of the regional cement industry and gave attendees the opportunity to network with cement producers and international industry specialists. The conference opened with a discussion of the GCC cement markets and global prospects The 15th Cemtech MEA conference and exhibition was successfully hel...

Armenia set to extend import duty on cement

27 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Armenia’s National Assembly passed at the first reading the amendments to extend the validity of the state duty set on cement imports until 31 December 2020. The country has imposed a AMD14,000/t duty on cement imports from Iran and other countries since it ratified the legislation on 3 June 2019, a law that expires on 1 April 2020. "Over a period between July and December, the volumes of cement imported from Iran have shrunk, that is, 19.2t of cement were imported in one month of 2018, wh...

Iran produces 41.5Mt in first eight months of FY19-20

20 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran produced 41.5Mt of cement during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (21 March-21 November 2019) up 10 per cent compared with last year's corresponding period, according to data from the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade. According to Industries Minister, Reza Rahmani, Iran's cement production capacity stands at 86Mta. The Industries Ministry aims to increase this capacity to 120Mta by the fiscal 2021-22.

Shahrood Cement exports more than 245,000t since March 2019

08 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Shahrood Cement Co, based in Iran’s Semnan province, has exported more than 245,000t of cement since the start of the current Iranian year (from 21 March 2019), said Behrouz Asvadi, chairman of the province’s Industry, Mine and Trade Organisation. Mr Asvadi noted the company earned US$5.06m from its export activities, adding that the company directly exports its products. The company’s plant has a cement capacity of more than 1.8Mta.