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Kohat Cement presses ahead with Punjab project

23 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company (KOHC), based in northern Pakistan, has started developing the infrastructure for a greenfield production line in Khushab, Punjab province, the company said during a corporate briefing on its latest set of financial results. According to KOHC, land for the project has been acquired, while work on the development of infrastructure (such as utility connections, roads, etc) is in progress. The new line is expected to cost approximately PKR35bn (US$165m), comprising a 40 ...

Qassim Cement to establish new cement mill at Buraydah

29 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Qassim Cement, Saudi Arabia, has entered into a preliminary agreement with the Chinese company, CDI, for the engineering, supply and construction of a new cement mill to be installed at the company's Buraydah cement plant. The new mill will have a replacement capacity of 300tph. The agreement with CDI includes the supply of mechanical and electrical equipment, including design and supervision of civil works, installations and commissioning test. The company said in a bourse filing t...

Oman Cement invites bid for Line 4 project

22 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement has invited bids for a contract to expand the capacity of its plant in Rusayl. The company’s CEO, Salim al Hajri, noted that planned expansion includes the construction of a new line (Line 4) with a capacity of 10,000tpd of cement. In addition, the existing Line 3 would be upgraded to 5000tpd from the current 4000tpd. The expansion is expected to meet domestic demand and reduce import dependence.

West Africa: progress in times of a pandemic

21 December 2021, Published under Cement News

CBMI Construction is currently undertaking an EPC plant project in west Africa, spanning an entire cement production line from raw materials crushing to packing and dispatch. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, the project is being implemented under unprecedented conditions and has achieved an number of milestones safely and successfully. By CBMI Construction Co Ltd, China. CBMI’s EPC contract in west Africa is expected to start cement and clinker production 18 and 26 months after pr...

Kalambaina Cement sees successful start-up of Line 3 project

20 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma CBMI has announced the successful start-up of its EPC project for Kalambaina Cement (BUA) in Sokoto, Nigeria. Work on the 3Mta Line 3 began in the 2Q19 and carried on throughout 2020 and 2021. Sinoma has now begun works on Line 4 for the same site. Kalambaina Cement Line 3

Dalmia's Bokaro expansion project gets underway

07 December 2021, Published under Cement News

A foundation stone for Dalmia Bharat Cement’s Bokaro expansion project in Jharkhand, India, has been laid by Hemant Soren, chief minister of the state. The project represents an investment of INR5.67bn (US$75.15m) and is expected to be completed within a year. Through debottlenecking works and the addition of the 2Mta grinding line, capacity at the plant is expected to increase from 3.7Mta to 6.2Mta. The state government provided 16 acres of land to the company for the expansion works.

Medcem receives export award

03 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Medcem has been awarded as both the company with the highest grey cement exports and the company with the highest increase in grey cement exports. The award was delivered at a gala night for Turkish Cement Exporters. Alongside this, Medcem is currently embarking on a US$230m project to expand its Mersin factory, raising clinker production capacity from 3.5Mta to 6.5Mta.

Fujian Cement Co announces energy-saving projects

01 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Fujian Cement Co Ltd has announced new projects for the Yongan Jianfu and Ansha Jianfu 4500tpd production lines. The energy-saving projects represent a total investment of CNY247.4m (US$38.84m). The plans are expected to see the renovation of the old systems at the existing operations of Yongan Jianfu and Ansha Jianfu, without additional land acquisition. A set of Ф200-180 roller press grinding systems for raw material will be added to each of the two plants to replace the original vertical...

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines retires old kiln to prepare expansion

25 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines has retired its old kiln to make way for the installation of its new line, which will increase capacity from 2500tpd of clinker to 6000tpd by mid-2024. The old kiln has been operational for 30 years, according to Yoshihito Izawa, CEO. “Now we have decided to build a new line. It is inevitable to dismantle the whole facility to construct a completely new one. I am deeply grateful for this facility that has contributed to our business activities,” said Mr Izawa.   ...

Hongshi Shivam Cement looks to double capacity

16 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Nepal’s Hongshi Shivam Cement has announced an additional NPR20bn (US$167.34m) investment to increase production capacity, according to the New Business Age. The company currently has 6000tpd of capacity and is looking to produce an additional 6000tpd. The joint venture will see its Chinese investor contribute 70 per cent of the investment while the Nepali partner will supply the remainder. In addition, as of 13 November, the plant has been linked to the Nepal Electricity Authority for a...