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Star Cement invests in new capacity

07 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Star Cement is planning to invest INR17,000-18,000m (US$218.9m-231.8m) over the next two years, in response to robust demand from the infrastructure and real estate sectors. The company currently operates two clinker units in Meghalaya with a total capacity of around 2.75Mta. A new clinker unit, costing INR10,000m, will add a further 3Mta of clinker capacity taking total production capacity to 5.75Mta. According to BusinessLine Online, the new unit is due to be operational by April 2024. ...

Bestway Cement Ltd plans greenfield Punjab plant

24 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd has announced its plans to setup a greenfield cement plant with a capacity of 7200tpd of clinker in Punjab province, Pakistan, along with 9MW waste heat recovery plant. Bestway Cement has entered into an agreement with Sinoma International Engineering Co of China for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC). “In view of increasing demand for cement in the country, Bestway Cement has decided to setup a greenfield cement plant in District Mianwali along with 9...

Tamilnadu Cements to build new grinding unit

04 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamilnadu Cements has revealed plans to build a new grinding plant at Alangulam, in Tenkasi district, Tamil Nadu, India. The new unit, which will cost US$5.23m, will serve the nearby Arasu cement plant, according to The Hindu newspaper. With construction expected to take 10 months, the new facility will double capacity from 0.28Mta to 0.56Mta, helping to meet huge demand in the southern districts and boosting production of Tamilnadu Cement's Valimai brand, which the company has sold ...

Muğla plant permit to be challenged on environmental issues

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The building of an integrated cement plant along the border of the Menteşe and Yatağan districts of Muğla, a southwest province of Turkey, is being challenged by the Turkish Thoracic Society. The integrated cement plant and raw material quarries will be located at Muğla Bayır, Deştin. It is understood to be the Kentçim Group 4250tpd project that ICR reported on in September 2021 . According to the Turkish Thoracic Society report, a cement plant, 13 limestone and clay quarries...

Ramco Cements Ltd completes WHRS at Jayanthipuram plant

27 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The Ramco Cements Ltd has invested in the waste heat recovery system (WHRS) for power generation in all the three lines of its Jayanthipuram cement plant. The last leg of the preheater was commissioned on 16 April 2022. With this, the 27MW WHRS has been fully commissioned at the plant. Further, "we are set to commission company's fifth integrated cement plant at Kolumigundla, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh together with 12.15MW of WHRS. The overall capacity of company's WHRS will in...

Empire Cement Ghana denies producing cement without a permit

08 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Empire Cement Ghana Ltd, located at Weija, in Accra, Ghana, allegedly been producing and distributing cement without authorisation according to rival local cement manufacturers. Existing cement manufacturers in Ghana have also accused the new entrant of operating under unethical environmental conditions, reports Graphic Online. However, Empire Cement has denounced and discredited the accusations, saying it has not started producing cement at the factory for the open market. The co...

Shree Cement starts commercial production at Baloda Bazar

29 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has started commercial production at company's Kiln No 3 clinkerisation unit at Baloda Bazar , near Raipur in Chhattisgarh, India. The facility has a clinker capacity of 12,000tpd (4Mta). Earlier on 16 March, the company announced that it commenced trial run of its new clinker unit. The plant augment company's clinker supply to its various grinding units in eastern region.

Dalmia Cement's Kattamateru plant is supported by villagers

15 March 2022, Published under Cement News

A public hearing for environmental clearance of the proposed Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd factory at Kattamateru has been held by the district administration. Nearly 250 people from the various affected villages of Mattapakka, Niliguda and Sikhpally attended the meeting. They extended their conditional support to the cement factory while voicing demands like employment, healthcare, road connectivity and other facilities for land losers.  Addressing affected villagers, deputy executive direc...

Punjab to establish new cement plant

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

A meeting of India’s Cabinet Committee on Legislative Business chaired by Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Muhammad Basharat Raja, has approved setting up of a new cement plant in Punjab, India. Permission for enhancement of production capacity of two existing cement plants was also approved during the meeting, reports The new International. No further details were revealed.

Hercules Enterprises applies for new UK grinding plant

10 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Hercules Enterprises Ltd, majority owned by Spanish group Cementos La Cruz , is applying to Kent County Council (KCC) for permission to build a 500,000tpa grinding plant at Sheerness Docks, UK. Raw materials will be imported through the docks and the 2.3ha site will include a conveyor, four silos, EcoHopper, clinker storage hall, packaging plant, weighbridge and control rooms. The facility's designs reference Cemengal of Spain as the supplier of the Plug & Grind plant. Hercules Enterpris...