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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...

New cement project set to begin in Ethiopia

09 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Lemi National Cement Industrial Complex, a new private industrial park, is set to be built in the Amhara region of Ethiopia by private investors, according to The Swazi Observer. The US$2.2bn complex is expected to feature many different factories, including a 10,000tpd cement plant. Other factories to be built at the park include gypsum, board and glass manufacturing. The new park is owned by East Africa Holdings, the group which also runs National Cement. China’s West International Hold...

Cemex Philippines resets opening date for Antipolo plant

24 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines is postponing the opening of its new integrated cement plant in Antipolo City to January 2022. The original target date for completion of the project was   December 2020. The US$265m kiln line will have a cement capacity of 1.5Mta. "Accordingly, the four-year income tax holiday period applicable to this project shall be reckoned from January 2022 or the actual start of commercial operations, whichever is earlier," the company said.

New cement capacity in Punjab planned

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement and DG Khan Cement plan new capacity in Punjab, Pakistan. Top industry officials believed that construction activity is picking up, and that there will be a significant spend on infrastructure. Thus, both cement companies' Board of Directors have decided to invest in additional cement capacity. Fauji Cement has approved the setting up of a 2.05MMa greenfield cement plant in Dera Ghazi Khan. The project's construction work is expected to commence within the current financial y...

Atlantic Cement soon to start construction on 1Mta plant

17 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The Autonomous Port of Kribi (PAK) in southern Cameroon has made a 10ha plot available in its industrial zone to Atlantic Group, owned by Ivorian billionaire Kone Dossongui. In the next few months, Atlantic Group will build a 1Mta cement plant that will trade under the name of Atlantic Cement. The company has obtained all required approvals for the project, according to Agence Ecofin. The new cement plant is expected to be identical to the factory of the Société de Ciment de Cöte d’Ivoire...

Kohat Cement to set up Punjab cement plant

17 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd has announced that its Board of Directors have approved, subject to all regulatory approvals, setting up a 7800-10,000tpd cement manufacturing plant (along with 8-10MW waste heat recovery and 25MW coal-fired power plants), in Khushab, Punjab, Pakistan.   According to a company notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), the management has estimated cost of the project at PKR30bn (US$187.4m), which will be financed through a mix of debt and equity. It is expec...