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The arrival of Rhône Ciments

19 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Rhône Ciments, the new Cem’In’Eu grinding facility equipped with the latest 4.0 technology and a capacity of 240,000tpa, has now started production. After 18 months of construction work and delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first volumes of cement are on course to be produced during the first quarter of 2021. By Catherine Pin-Alcocer, Cem’In’Eu, France. Cem’In’Eu’s Rhône Ciments grinding plant in France will eventually receive approximately 4000t of clinker per week by water...

Tribunal issues decision in favour of Colacem for new plant

14 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Canada’s Ontario Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has issued a decision in favour of Colacem for a new cement plant near L’Orignal. A hearing had taken place in November and December last year, which resulted from two appeals made by opposing parties in response to planning decisions involving the plant in 2017. The tribunal found Colacem presented persuasive evidence relating to the employment benefits the cement plant will have and that the planning applications meet the require...

Ambuja Cement expects to commission Mundwa plant in 3Q21

12 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement will complete its integrated greenfield cement plant at Mundwa in Rajasthan with învestment of INR23,500m (US$314.4m) in   3Q21. The new plant will enhance the clinker capacity of the company by 3Mta and help improve cement sales by 5Mta. Ambuja Cement is also evaluating brownfield expansions at plants in Bhatapara in Chattisgarh and Maratha (Chandrapur), Maharashtra, in addition to looking at debottlenecking opportunities to reach 50Mta capacity. Addressing shareholders ...

ECEBOL signs contract for natural gas supply

08 April 2021, Published under Cement News

ECEBOL's new plant in Potosí, Bolivia, is expected to be supplied with natural gas by Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) through an 8km pipeline that will connect YPFB’s Transporte system with the cement factory. ECEBOL and YPFB signed a contract guaranteeing the supply of 11.9MMcf of natural gas per day, which will be used to produce cement and clinker that will supply national and international demand. "We have been making progress with the connections to the differen...

Mohir Cement launches new plant

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan’s Mohir Cement LLC held the official opening ceremony of its new plant in Jaloliddin Balkhi, Khatlon, yesterday, with the ceremony attended by the country's President, Emomali Rahmon. The facility has a capacity of 600,000tpa and will produce M400 and M500 cements. Cement from the unit is expected to be exported to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.

Jericho Cement plant to start up in 2022

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Jericho Cement Co plans to build the first cement factory in Palestine. The Palestinian Investment Fund is supporting the project. "The cement mill is one of the most important steps toward achieving self-sufficiency," Muhammad Mustafa, head of the Palestinian Investment Fund said. The US$85m plant will be built with a cement capacity of 1.1Mta and is expected to be completed by 2022. To meet its cement demand of just over 2Mta Palestine currently imports cement from Jordan, Israe...

New 2Mta plant planned for Cambodia

19 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s Conch KT Cement (Phnom Penh) plans to build a US$263m cement factory in Aoral, Kampong Speu province, with a 2Mta capacity, according to the Phnom Penh Post. Conch KT Cement is a joint venture between China’s Conch International Holding (HK) Ltd and Battambang KT Cement. The joint venture currently operates another 2Mta facility in Ratanak Mondol district, which started up in 2018. Conch KT Cement’s feasibility study on the project is reportedly almost complete, as the compa...

Shree Cement starts commercial operation of Odisha grinding plant

16 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has started commercial operation of its new 3Mta cement grinding unit in Odisha. The new plant is located in Athagarh Tehsil, Cuttack District of Odisha, Shree Cement said in a regulatory filing. Shree Cement operates four integrated plants and 10 grinding plants in India as well as a 4.8Mt integrated plant in UAE. The company is building a new 3Mta grinding plant in Pune but has put on hold plans for a 5Mta greenfield grinding plant in Raghunathpur, West Bengal, India. ...

Togo's new 2.5Mta plant to open next September

12 March 2021, Published under Cement News

CimMetal has provided an update for its 2.5Mta new plant project in Togo. Preliminary works related to construction are now 65 per cent complete and the plant is expected to open in September 2022. The company is set to invest XOF65bn (US$118.26m) in the project, while CimCo also received XOF25bn of funding from the West African Development Bank. 

Lucky Cement starts commercial operations at Samawah plant

12 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has announced the commencement of commercial operations of its Samawah plant in Iraq. The company in a notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Thursday informed, "We are pleased to announce that the greenfield cement production facility in Samawah, Iraq with a capacity of 1.2Mta has successfully commenced its commercial operations with effect from 10 March 2021." The production facility is a joint venture with the Al-Shamookh group of Iraq. With the l...