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Drake Cement inaugurates new finish mill

24 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Ricardo Rizo Patrón, chairman of Skanon, the Board of Directors of Skanon Investments and Skanon CEO, Enrique Rozas, visited the Drake Cement plant on 11 May to inauguration the new finish mill at Drake Cement, Paulden , Arizona, USA. With this new project, Drake Cement and Materials continues to expand, reduce its environmental footprint and improve sustainability while offering high-quality products to its customers. The new mill is a vertical roller mill and the draft environmental re...

IKN commissions Matres-Tolosane clinker cooler

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

An IKN Pendulum Cooler ® successfully started operation early this year at Martres-Tolosane cement plant in France.   IKN commissioned a 2500tpd cooler for a new production line at the Lafarge France ( Holcim group ) plant. Designed for use of up to 85 per cent alternative fuel, IKN’s clinker cooler reflects is equipped with a most modern single grate drive – dynamic linear drive (DLD), roll crusher with three rolls at the cooler end as well as a bypass.

Bedeschi increases Domicem's reclaiming capacity

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has been awarded the complete revamping project to be managed by Domicem ( Colacem group ) for the limestone reclaiming system located at the San Cristobal plant, Dominican Republic. 

 The original stacking and reclaiming equipment, installed by Bedeschi in 2004, allows clay and limestone handling at the plant. The revamping of the machine will improve the limestone reclaiming system, increasing its capacity from 200 to 360tph, the capacity needed to feed the new production line...

CCB Beton receives new wheel loaders

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In 2020, Compagnie des Ciments Belges Beton (CCB Beton), part of the Cementir group , launched an investment plan for the replacement of its fleet of wheel loaders. Since then, four Volvo loaders have already been replaced and three more are scheduled to arrive at CCB Beton. With this replacement CCB Beton claims it will achieve a doubly positive impact. This includes guaranteed service to its customers and a reduction in the company’s CO 2   emissions CCB Beton has also decide...

SAMSON Materials Handling wins Turkish shiploader order

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

SAMSON Materials Handling has won an order for its narrow quay mobile shiploader systems to be installed in Turkey . The fully mobile chassis of the SAMSON mobile shiploader allows it to be operated anywhere in the port. The shiploader, designed to handle cement clinker material, will discharge direct to vessels typically up to 64,000dwt.     The proposed system will include one narrow quay SAMSON mobile shiploader, which will be fed by two Samson mobile link conveyors which in t...

MDG Handling Solutions wins Ciplan alternative fuel handling order

28 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions has been awarded the design, manufacture and testing of the complete new mechanical handling system for RDF alternative fuel system for the group Ciplan in Brazil. The project consist of a specially-tailored apron weighing conveyor and a huge main apron feeder as a collector. The assembly and testing of the weighing conveyor in underway at the company’s Italian workshop.

Tamil Nadu Cement orders 10MW solar power plant

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamil Nadu Cement Corp Ltd   will be setting up a 10MW solar power plant at an outlay of INR650m (US$8.52m) for captive use, said Minister for Industries, Thangam Thennarasu. As per the Policy Note presented in the Assembly by Mr Thennarasu for 2022-23, Tamil Nadu Cement will construct the solar plant at its   Alangulam cement plant.  The company is also planning to install an alternate fuel feeding system at a cost of INR300m at the new Ariyalur cement plant.

Kanodia Cement completes Amethi grinding plant expansion

20 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Kanodia Cement has set up a new cement grinding unit at its Amethi plant, India. The grinding expansion is already completed and production began in April 2022. All four of the company’s cement grinding units are fully automated. Vishal Kanodia, managing director, Kanodia Cement, said that the Amethi expansion is part of the company’s strategy to increase its total cement capacity to 4.3Mta. “We are optimistic about the growth in demand for cement in India. The set-up of our Amethi...

Mondi acquires paper bag lines from Lafarge Cement Egypt subsidiaries

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Mondi Group’s Mondi Paper Bags business unit has purchased paper bag converting lines from National Bag and Egypt Sack, two subsidiaries of Lafarge Cement Egypt . The addition of the production lines will increase Mondi’s annual capacity by around 150m-180m bags. Mondi Paper Bags COO, Claudio Fedalto, said: “Lafarge Cement Egypt is part of leading global building material company Holcim Group , which has been a key global customer of Mondi Paper Bags for years.  “We are excited to ha...

ELEX complete cold start-up of Ragland ESP unit

12 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The cold start-up of an ELEX's new electrostatic precipitator (ESP) at National Cement's ( Vicat group ) Ragland cement plant in the USA has been successfully completed. The ELEX ESP, which is responsible for primary dedusting, has a separation area of approximately 7000m 2 , which is roughly the size of a football field. Depending on the application and requirements, ELEX claims it can also build ESPs with a separation area seven times larger.