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Colombia: Cementos San Marcos orders second Loesche mill

19 August 2016, Published under Cement News

One of Colombia’s most recent additions to its cement production base, Cementos San Marcos, has ordered its second Loesche mill for its plant located in Yumbo, some 20km north of Cali. The mill of choice is the Loesche mill Type LM 35.2+2, a sole VRM to be used for coal grinding at the cement plant. The classifier and plant ducting equipment will be included in the contract. The location of Cementos San Marcos’ works allows the company to benefit from a closer connection to regional build...

Malaysia: CMS relies on cement demand

16 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Despite its stock falling in April, Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) has managed to pick up momentum, registering a share price growth of 17.7 per cent between May and 12 August 2016. The company will be looking to capitalise on the MYR16bn (US$4bn) Pan Borneo Highway infrastructure project. MYR9bn (US$2.2bn) worth of contracts have already been awarded by Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd for the project and local market players will now be focussing on increasing capacity and sourcing material...

Kurdistan: new Inekon Group plant

15 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Inekon Group has signed a contract for a new plant project in the Iraqi region of Kurdistan worth US$450m. Project Manager, Michal Obrucník, said that the end customer is a Kurdish joint stock company and that it is close to completing talks on project financing. Project implementation is expected to being in September 2016. Commencement of construction of the new plant is forecast for March-April 2017, with completion expected June 2019.

Tanzania: Tanga to inaugurate second clinker line

02 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Tanga Cement plans to commission its second clinker line this month, more than doubling output to 1.25Mta. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Charles Mwijage, expects to inaugurate Tanga’s project on 16 August. The company, which trades as Simba Cement, invested US$152m into the expansion. The new clinker line will have a capacity of 775,000tpa, which added to the existing 500,00tpa capacity will create an overall clinker capacity of 1.25Mta.

Zambia: solar farm Zambezi Portland Cement

27 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Zambezi Portland Cement has plans to establish a 5MW solar farm in Ndola, at a cost of US$7m. The company will be the first in Zambia's Copperbelt Province to produce electricity using solar energy.  Operations Director, Daniele Ventriglia, said the company has submitted an Environment Project Plan (EPP) to the Zambian Environmental Management Authority (ZEMA) for consideration. According to Mr Ventriglia, more than 200 local people are expected to be employed through the project one it i...

India: Emami plans national presence

27 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Emami Cement Ltd, part of the Emami Group, announced its plans to expand on a national scale over the next 5-7 years, with intentions to open plants in areas such as Rajasthan and Karnataka, India. Company Director Aditya Vardhan Agarwal said operations have already begun at its clinker plant at Chhattisgarh. "The plant produces clinker of 4Mta. 5Mta of cement could be produced with this 4Mta of clinker," he said, adding that the clinker will be transported to new plants in Panagarh, West...

Algeria: new cement plant in Sigus

15 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, laid the first stone of a cement plant operated by the Industrial Group of Cements of Algeria (GICA) on Thursday in Sigus (Oum El Bouaghi). The Prime Minister said that large investments for the construction of cement plants across the country had been made available in an attempt to contribute to sustainable economic growth. He noted that Algeria must begin exporting cement by 2018 or 2019. The new plant is located approximately 5km south of...

A new dragon rises

08 June 2016, Published under Cement News

It has been a protracted project to finally establish a commercially-viable 1.36Mta capacity cement plant in Bhutan. The development of Dungsam Cement was hit by several setbacks, but today it is starting to see production reach higher levels, and with the help of Humboldt Wedag engineers, it is on the path to a better future. By Dungsam Cement, Bhutan. Dungsam Cement is a greenfield plant situated on the river Kerung ri, southern Bhutan Dungsam Cement Corp Ltd (DCCL) is a Royal...

First for Midlothian

18 May 2016, Published under Cement News

IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference attendees will tour the first National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)-compliant kiln in the United States. Ash Grove Cement Company’s Midlothian (TX) plant modernised its pyroprocess and met NESHAP requirements by September 2014, a whole year ahead of most other US cement plants. By Jacqueline K Clark, Ash Grove Cement Co, USA. IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference delegates will visit Ash Grove Cement Co's Midlothian plant in Texas, USA - the f...

Lucky Cement to award 660MW power plant contract next month

27 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement is preparing to award a contract to build a 660MW coal-fired electricity generation plant at the country's industrial hub near Karachi. Negotiations with potential EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractors have started and the EPC contract will be concluded during the month of May 2016. In March, the Pakistan Power Infrastructure Board issued a licence to Lucky Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of Lucky Cement, to build the coal-fired plant at Deh Ghangar...