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Ciments du Maroc builds new grinding station at Nador

24 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ciments du Maroc , a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement (Germany), is building a new grinding station close to Nador in the north of Morocco that will support the development of the country's north and east regions. Located 18km from the city of Nador in the municipality of Ouled Settout, the 0.7Mta grinding plant represents an investment of MAD330m (USD35.54m). This investment has been described by the company's CEO, Matteo Rozzanigo, as "a major turning point for Ciments du Maroc, which will...

Savannah Cement seeks KES40bn to fund new clinker plant

20 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Savannah Cement , Kenya, wants to raise KES39.7bn (US$350m) via a bond on the London Stock Exchange to build a clinker production plant. The firm has been relying on imported clinker to meet cement demand. Savannah Cement Chief Executive Samson Shivina said that the firm expects the plant to be completed by mid-2024. "This is entirely being financed by a bond on the London Stock Exchange because locally, we may not find banks who are going to finance such size of the project unless it...

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) commences commercial production at Murli

18 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) (DCBL), (Dalmia Bharat group), has commenced commercial production at its Murli cement plant in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, India. The company acquired the plant for INR4100m (US$55.2m) and further committed to invest INR9290m for the revival, modernisation, expansion and installing green manufacturing equipment such as waste heat recovery systems, solar power, green fuel systems and robotic labs for enhanced quality monitoring. The plant has been turned aroun...

Shree Cement plans new plant in Guntur

21 December 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Shree Cement is planning to set up an INR15bn (US$198.52m) greenfield cement plant in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. The project will be the company’s first plant in the state and is expected to complete in 24 months. The location was chosen as the growth rate in Andhra Pradesh is reportedly higher than the national average and is expected to improve further.

Foundation stone for Shree Cement's Punjab plant

16 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The Punjab Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi, has laid the foundation stones of Shree Cement’s   Punjab plant at   Deh Kalan village, and a medical college at Ghabdan village with a total cost of INR1050m (US$13.7m). The chief minister said that the 5Mta project have an estimated cost of INR700m, and includes a captive railway siding. The plant site and rail siding have a total land area of 42ha and will require 32MW of power, he added.

Huaxin Cement to begin plant operations within three weeks

10 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement is now expected to start production at its new 3000tpd plant in Nepal within the next three weeks, with the necessary preparations being made. "We are in the process of finalising the test production. Necessary equipment has been connected, and only some basic works remain. They will be completed in a few days,” said Dilliraj Pokharel, deputy general manager of Huaxin Cement Industry. Electricity has reportedly been made available to the facility since Monday.

CNPC begins 2.5Mta plant construction

03 December 2021, Published under Cement News

China’s CNPC has reportedly started construction of a US$200m plant in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent region. The facility is expected to produce 2.5Mta of cement. CNPC has already imported more than 40 machines and equipment worth US$16.7m into Uzbekistan for the project.

Sagar Cements set to increase capacity to 8.25Mta

17 November 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Sagar Cements is reportedly increasing capacity to 8.25Mta by the end of December, according to BusinessLine. The company opened a 1Mta integrated plant in Madhya Pradesh in October, which took capacity from 5.75Mta to 6.75Mta, while the commissioning of another plant in Odisha next month should take it to 8.25Mta. Sagar Cements has invested INR6bn (US$80.72m) and INR3.05bn in the plants in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, respectively.

Kohat Cement receives regulatory approvals for Punjab plant

17 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co (KOHC) has obtained all the requisite regulatory approvals for setting up the greenfield 7800-10,000tpd cement production line in Khushab, Punjab province of Pakistan. According to Kohat Cement’s latest report for 1QFY22, acquisition of land is under progress and it is expected that contracts for the supply of plant will be executed. A Letter of Credit for the import of plant and machinery will be established by the end of the 2QFY22. Financial performance in 1Q...

Lanwa Sanstha Cement to begin operations in 2022

02 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Sri Lanka's Lanwa Sanstha Cement is now expected to commence operations in January 2022, when it opens a US$80m plant in the Mirijjawila Export Processing Zone, Hambantota. The production capacity of the plant is estimated to be 3Mta, according to Daily News (Sri Lanka). "One of the highlights of the first-of-its-kind facility in Sri Lanka would be the emphasis on the latest technology, where all mixing will be carried out with latest European technology while many of the other equipme...