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Itacamba's new plant on track for 2H15 opening, Bolivia

11 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Itacamba Cemento's new plant in Yacuses, near Puerto Suarez, Santa Cruz, is set to open in the second half of 2015, according to local press reports. The new facility will have a capacity of 870,000tpa of cement and primarily serve the Santa Cruz market in eastern Bolivia.

AMMC signs contract for Uzbekistan plant expansion

09 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (AMMC) has signed a contract with Turkey-based Dal Teknik Makina to expand capacity of a cement plant in the Jizzakh region of Uzbekistan, a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers said. According to the document, the project worth US$35.7m is aimed at increasing the production capacity of the plant to 1Mta, Trend News Agency reported.

SCG Cement outlines additional Cambodian spend

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

SCG Cement has outlined an additional investment of US$200-300m into Cambodia over the next five years, according to Aree Chavalitcheewingul, vice president for regional business of SCG Cement-Building Materials. According to Thai media, the five-year investment plan includes adding a third line to its Kampotcement plant, southern Cambodia, where SCG commenced the second production line in mid-2015. SCG also plans to double its network of ready-mix concrete plants in the country. "We hav...

New UK terminal granted conditional approval

24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

The Victoria Group has been granted conditional approval by Plymouth City Council to build a new bulk cement storage and distribution terminal on the city's waterfront, situated on the south coast of Devon, UK. The Plymouth Herald reported last week that the new depot is part of plans to transport tens of thousands of tonnes of cement of cement shipped in and out of Plymouth every year by ship instead of road. The chosen site for the terminal used to be a hub for coal imports and includes ...

Messebo studies option for new grinding plant, Ethiopia

20 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Ethiopia-based Messebo Cement Factory Plc has hired state-owned consultant Industrial Projects Service (IPS) to conduct an assessment of the Addis Ababa market with a view to opening a new grinding plant in the region. The project is mainly intended to minimise the transportation cost incurred from the company’s cement plant located in Mekelle to the Ethiopian capital, a distance of 770km. The grinding plant would therefore enable Messebo to compete with existing plants that are already si...

Egypt: South Valley signs contract with Sinoma CDI

20 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based South Valley Cement Company (SVCE) has signed a contract with Chinese firm Sinoma CDI, to carry out a new grinding line, vice chairman Hussien Shbakshy said Wednesday.  The contract is reported to be for a total value of EGP300m (US$38.3m).

Sumitomo Osaka to expand Kochi plant, Japan

18 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co said Monday it will spend JPY2.6bn (US$21m) to expand facilities at its plant in the city of Susaki, Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, according to local press reports. Upon completion of the project in January 2017, capacity at the plant will be boosted by 0.2Mta to 0.5Mta, the company said. Sumitomo Osaka Cement is seeking to ensure stable supplies of the materials as demand is seen increasing in the Kanto eastern region on the back of construction projects relate...

CIMAF plans Guinea-Bissau investment

06 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Morocco's Ciments de L’Afrique (CIMAF) will build a cement facility in Guinea-Bissau, the  Prime Minister’s office of the West African company said Tuesday. Managing director of the company, Saad Sefrioui, told the Guinean Prime Minister that the factory would start production of cement within 14 months, and an agreement outlining these details was signed just hours before a meeting with the Minister of Economy and Finance. (Source: Macauhub/GW)

Peru: Cementos Pacasmayo expands consolidated EBITDA margin

24 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Peruvian producer Cementos Pacasmayo's consolidated EBITDA increased 8.4 per cent to PEN178.5m (US$59m) in the first half of this year from PEN169.7m in 1H14, achieving a margin of 31.5 per cent compared with 27.3 per cent a year earlier. Net income increased 19.4 per cent to PEN96.5m. Gross margin increased to 43.1 per cent in 6M15 from 40.5 per cent in 6M14. Second-quarter results were impacted by continued weakness in cement demand from the public sector. This led to a 9.4 per cent ...

Mitsubishi terminal expansion gets key backing, USA

16 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Long Beach City Council has rejected environmentalists’ attempts to block Mitsubishi Cement Corp’s plans to reactivate and expand its Port of Long Beach Terminal in California, USA. The council voted 6-2 on Monday night to reject the attempts of the Coalition for a Safe Environment and Earthjustice to appeal the Harbor Commission’s approval of the project’s environmental impact report. The groups objected to Mitsubishi Cement’s plans, in part, on the basis of their views that the company’s ...