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Oman Cement's Board gives go ahead for Duqum plant

07 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement company has informed Muscat Securities Market on 6 December that its Board of Directors has agreed to go ahead with setting up of a new integrated cement plant in Duqum area,  in central-eastern Oman. According to company notification, the plant will have a clinker capacity of 5000tpd and envisages an investment of about US$212m. The project implementation process is being finalised by company and shareholders will be kept informed of the progress of the project in due course....

Huaxin Cement seeks funding for US$140m project

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement Co Ltd is seeking the assistance of international banks to close funding on its US$140m plant in Nepal, after it secured a US$30m loan from the Export-Import Bank of China (EIBC), according to Inside International Industrials. Nanjing Golden Cement Technology Engineering Co has been confirmed as the project design firm. The design of the 3500tpd facility is expected to be completed before March 2019, with the funding also expected before then. The company plans to add one o...

Dalmia Bharat looks to expand into northern India

26 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reportedly secured mining rights near Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, and could be planning to construct a 4Mta plant over two phases in the area, according to the Business Standard. The move would mark the company’s entry into the northern market, a region abundant with natural resources. Rajasthan has an estimated limestone reserve of 21,659mt, 12 per cent of the country’s total. It also follows the company’s unsuccessful attempt to acquire Binani Cement, which would ha...

Gansu Hengya Cement is the investor behind Samarkand plant

21 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Gansu Hengya Cement Company  of China is entering the Uzbekistan cement market. It plans to build a 2.4Mta cement plant in Samarkand, Kattakurgan district. The plant will cost US$420m and the project will be implemented in two stages. The first 1.2Mta kiln line will  be erected between 2018-20 at a cost of a US$220m. The second 1.2Mta line will be cosntructed between 2020-23. The works will produce cement types M-400, M-500, white and grey, plus M-600.

New plant project for Uzbekistan

20 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The foundation of a new cement plant has been laid in Kattakurgan district of Samarkand region, Uzbekistan. The two-stage project is expected to create 2.4Mta of capacity at an investment of US$420m. It has been planned in cooperation with Chinese investors, according to Uzbekistan National News. The first stage, taking place over the 2018-20 period, will realise 1.2Mta of capacity at a cost of US$220m. The second stage is expected to be implemented in 2020-23.

Yamama on track to the future

15 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Designed for a clinker capacity of 20,000tpd, Yamama Cement Company’s new plant complex is currently the largest cement project in the Middle East. For the cement company and its EPC contractor thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, the project is now entering the home straight. By thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Construction on Yamama Cement’s new 20,000tpd plant at Alhalal Alshamalia, Saudi Arabia, is well under way Yamama Cement, one of the oldest and largest cemen...

New plant considered for Montenegro

15 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A meeting of Montenegro’s Chamber of Commerce considered the construction of a new cement plant in Pljevlja, which would use the municipality's natural resources. Vlastimir Golubovic, president, noted that the country imported cement to the value of EUR39m in the 9M18, with product worth EUR41.14m imported in 2017. Mr Golubovic also stated that the country's Strategy for the Development of Civil Engineering foresees the building of cement capacity by 2020, in line with environmental standa...

Expansion plans of Fauji Cement are underway

12 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the 10th Extraordinary General Meeting (EOGM) of FCCL will be held in  Islamabad on 29 November 2018 to obtain approval for a greenfield project, elect company directors for a period of three years from 13 December 2018 to 12 December 2021and other business. According to annual report for the year 2018, the company is planning to establish an additional plant and necessary preparation in this regard are u...

Myanmar Government invites expressions of interest for new cement plant

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MNREC) is inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from foreign and local investors to conduct detailed feasibility studies and measurement of limestone deposits in Chin State. The government is exploring the possibility of a cement plant being established in Hakha Township on 4300ha of land. "Preliminary studies suggest that the area proposed for the project has sufficient limestone to support a cement plant capable of produci...

Jindal Steel and Power to enter cement market

31 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Jindal Steel and Power (JSP) plans to establish a 2Mta cement plant near its Angul steel plant in Odisha, India. The company has already purchased the land for the plant, which will be established in an industrial park. JSP is now awaiting for the government to hand over the use of the land. The plant is estimated to cost INR5bn (US$67.7m). JSP will use granulated blastfurnace slag to produce blended cement at the new factory. "With the expansion of the steel making capability to 6Mta, ...