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Cachupaz wins process control order for Tekcim cement plant

01 December 2022, Published under Cement News

To automate NovaCim's greenfield Tekcim cement plant in Morocco, Cachapuz Bilanci Group’s SLV Cement technology will be installed.   Besides having powerful operational analysis tools, SLV Cement allows the monitoring and control of operations, the plant performance and the level of service provided. This will enable NovaCim to optimise and automate the logistics flows of incoming raw material and outgoing cement, enable integration with SAP and make an integrated management of the entir...

Moroccan cement dispatches down 16% in October

08 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by APC members in Morocco declined by 16.4 per cent YoY to 1,048,975t in October 2022 from 1,254,798t in October 2021, according to the Moroccan cement association, APC. The association’s members include Asment Temara, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In the first 10 months of 2022, deliveries were down 9.2 per cent YoY to 10.432Mt from 11.491Mt in the 10M21.

Morocco sees deliveries decline 16% in September

18 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Members of Morocco’s cement association, APC, have seen their total cement deliveries decrease by 15.8 per cent to 1,174,683t in September 2022, according to IPSOS data. In September 2021 deliveries reached 1,395,542t. In the January-September 2022 deliveries declined by 8.3 per cent YoY to 9.383Mt from 10.237Mt in the 9M21. APC members supplying delivery data include Asment de Temara , Ciments de l’Atlas , Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc .

LafargeHolcim Morocco reports 27% drop in 1H net income

28 September 2022, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Maroc posted a 27 per cent YoY drop in net income to MAD759m (US$69.5m) at the end of June 2022. Consolidated turnover stood at MAD4004m, level with the year-ago period as the company faced unfavourable market conditions and a sharp rise in input prices. Operating income was down 17 per cent to MAD1464m as fossil energy prices surged and were only passed on to prices partly. In addition, the increase in social contributions to MAD176m also impact the group’s 1H22 result. ...

Votorantim Cimentos Maroc signs JV for industrial waste pre-treatment platform

23 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos Maroc and Veolia Group have signed a joint venture shareholding agreement for the implementation of an industrial waste pre-treatment platform.    This action is part of Votorantim Cimentos Maroc’s efforts to decarbonise the sector, aligned with United Nations commitments that align with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.  This platform will allow the African cement producer to reduce energy-related CO 2 emissions by maximising the recovery and co-treatment of ...

Moroccan cement deliveries see 5% dip in August

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Morocco declined 5.4 per cent to 1,071,990t in August 2022 when compared with August 2021, when 1,132,900t was dispatched, according to the country’s cement association, APC. The data includes shipments by APC members Asment Temara, Ciments de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In the first eight months of 2022, shipments reached 8,208,743t, a drop of 7.2 per cent when compared with 8,841,025t in the year-ago period.

Ciment du Maroc reports 5% rise in turnover

30 August 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement Group -owned Ciments du Maroc posted a five per cent increase in turnover to MAD1.8bn (US$170.7m) in the 2Q22 from MAD1.7bn in the 2Q21. In addition, the company increased its investments by 195 per cent YoY to MAD160m as a result of the construction of its 0.7Mta Nador plant in northern Morocco. The facility is expected to come on-stream in the 3Q22.

July deliveries drop 30% in Morocco

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by members of Morocco’s cement association, AFCP, declined by 29.8 per cent in July 2022 to 630,479t from 898,429t in July 2021, according to Ipsos. The data is the aggregate delivery volume of Asment Temera, Cements de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In the first seven months of 2022, cement deliveries by APC members fell 7.4 per cent YoY to 7.137Mt from 7.708Mt in the 7M21.

Morocco’s cement deliveries see 10% drop in June

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by APC members in Morocco declined 9.8 per cent to 1,229,636t in June 2022 when compared with June 2021, when deliveries reached 1,363,579t, according to Ipsos. Deliveries in the first six months of 2022 saw a drop of 4.7 per cent to 6,505,973t from 6,809,696t in the 6M21. APC members are Asment Temara, Ciments de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc, LafargeHolcim Maroc.

Holcim puts Morocco at the head of its smart plant roll-out

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Holcim Maroc inaugurated its 1.6Mta Agadir-Souss cement plant in Morocco and with its AI technology and wind-powered energy supply from 2023, it is expected to set new standards for modern smart cement plants. The Agadir-Souss plant is at the forefront of smart plant development. It is located in Taroudant, 45km southwest of Agadir and represents an investment of MAD3bn (US$334.6m). Equipped with Holcim’s ‘Plant of Tomorrow’ (PoT) technology, the facility includes robotic lab au...