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CESA awarded Algerian plant project

15 July 2015, Published under Cement News

At the beginning of 2015, CESA – Cement Engineering SA – was awarded the contract for full engineering consultancy, construction and commissioning supervision for a new plant to be built in Algeria by CEVITAL Minerals. The greenfield facility, with a clinker capacity of 4Mta, will be situated in El Khroub, near the city of Constantine in northeastern Algeria.   The role of Cement Engineering SA as the owners engineer covers the raw materials and quarry investigations, basic design of the pl...

KHD wins orders from JSW Cement, India

08 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Humboldt Wedag India Private Ltd (India) and Humboldt Wedag GmbH (Germany), two subsidiaries of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, have signed contracts to supply equipment and services for eight slag grinding units in India. A significant component of each slag grinding unit includes two KHD roller presses with a total capacity of 180tph. The customer, JSW Cement Ltd, is part of the same group as the Indian steel producer JSW Steel Ltd.

JSW Cement plans to expand Indian footprint

07 July 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement is planning to expand its current 6.4Mta slag-based cement capacity in the coming years with entry into new areas beyond south India under consideration. “We are planning to go into areas other than south India such as into east and west India especially in West Bengal, Odisha and in Maharashtra that would include both the greenfield and brownfield investments. Certain approvals are being awaited and we expect them to come during the monsoon period after that we will start the c...

Birla Corp Ltd awaiting mining clearance ahead of joint venture project

03 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Birla Corporation Ltd (BCL) said on Thursday said it is awaiting mining clearances from the Assam Mineral Development Corp (AMDC) to set up a joint venture in the state. The cement maker has plans to set up a 1Mta plant in Umrangso in Dima Hasao district in Assam. "The joint venture between BCL and AMDC is yet to be formed. We are waiting for limestone mining block allocation to AMDC before forming it," the company's managing director, BR Nahar, told local media on the sidelines of the com...

CCNN earmarks NGN48bn for expansion project

02 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCCN), on Tuesday said it would invest NGN48bn (US$240m) into the ongoing modernisation of its facilities to double its production capacity. Alf Karlsen, managing director of CCNN, told Business Day (Nigeria) that when completed, the company would have the capacity to produce 1.5Mta. Mr Karlsen also disclosed that the firm had completed the process acquiring new mining areas to expand its quarry activities. He explained that the company’s expansion ...

JSW Cement plans two new grinding plants, India

30 June 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement plans to start two greenfield grinding units each in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, India, with potential locations currently being identified. Anil Kumar Pillai, JSW Cement Director and CEO, told the Deccan Herald that each project will involve an investment of between INR350-400 crore. Funds will be raised via internal accrual and loans from banks. For the Tamil Nadu plant, the company has identified possible sites at Tuticorin and the Puducherry. Meanwhile, it continues scout...

Cimpor announces construction of new Mozambique cement plant

24 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cimpor subsidiary Cimentos de Moçambique announced yesterday it commenced the process of building a new integrated cement plant in Nacala, situated on the northern coast of the southern African country . Cimentos de Moçambique owns the country's only integrated cement plant, situated in Matola, as well as four grinding units. The company currently has a cement production capacity of 3.1Mta and a workforce of 1200. "The new capacity to be installed increases the efficiency of the r...

TCDRI signs contract for Semen Baturaja 5000tpd project

24 June 2015, Published under Cement News

TCDRI and PT Semen Baturaja Persero TBK have signed an EPC contract for a 5000tpd clinker and cement production line project in Indonesia. State-owned Semen Baturaja currently owns one integrated works line and two cement grinding stations in Indonesia. The new project is located in Baturaja, Sumatra, close to the company's existing production line. Present at the signing ceremony were Liu Zhijiang, Board chairman of Sinoma Group, Song Shoushun, Board chairman of Sinoma, Sui Mingjie, gen...

CBMI signs EPC contract for PPC line

23 June 2015, Published under Cement News

CBMI has signed a 3000tpd clinker production line EPC contract with PPC, marking the first collaboration between the two companies. The new kiln line 9 project will be located at PPC's Slurry cement plant near Lichtenburg, South Africa's North West Province, about 250km from Johannesburg. Tong Laigou, Chairman of the Board of CBMI and Darryl Castle, CEO of PPC, signed the contract in the presence of senior staff from both companies. The scope of the contract covers the additive stockp...

CCNN to increase power generation capacity, Nigeria

23 June 2015, Published under Cement News

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) is to build an additional power plant to enable it to self-sufficiently supply its plant near Sokoto in the northwest of the African country. The company is teaming up with CBMI (China) to build a new plant to increase power generation capacity from the current 12MW to 16MW, according to Alhaji Sada Suleiman, Principal Manager, Corporate Affairs of CCNN. Suleiman disclosed the information, which was subsequently reported by local press, to ...