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Mangalam Cement gets grinding go-ahead

10 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Mangalam Cement’s board of directors have approved the construction of a new grinding plant in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that at a meeting on 9 February 2015, the board gave the green light to a 0.5Mta facility to be set up in Aligarh.

USA: Charlevoix cement plant expansion cleared

30 January 2015, Published under Cement News

The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners has approved the proposal by St Marys Cement to expand its cement plant in the Michigan state. St Marys Cement Inc, part of the Votorantim Group, is planning a US$130m upgrade to the Charlevoix plant which would increase production capacity from 1.3Mta to nearly 2Mta. According to local press reports, in a 5-1 vote that followed the hearing, the county board approved the upgrade plan. Commissioner George Lasater provided the lone vote in opp...

RHI wins order at Lafarge Exshaw works

22 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Austrian refractory materials maker RHI AG has been awarded a supply contract for around EUR10m from Lafarge for its plant in Exshaw, western Canada. Under the contract, RHI will deliver material for the expansion of the plant.

India: JSW Group eyes capacity expansion

19 January 2015, Published under Cement News

The JSW Group plans to expand its cement production capacity to 30Mta over the next decade from the current 5Mta as it seeks to become a bigger player on the Indian cement market scene. Speaking to BusinessLine reporters, Seshagiri Rao, Joint Managing Director of JSW Steel said the group plan is to become a significant player in the sector with 30Mta capacity by 2025. The company, one of India's largest business conglomerates, is looking to setting up grinding units closer to its steel pl...

India: UltraTech outlines upcoming greenfield expansion

16 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Following its planned takeover of two cement plants owned by the Jaypee group, UltraTech has outlined its next phase of greenfield expansion. India’s largest cement producer is planning to set up two  greenfield grinding units in Bihar and West Bengal, according to managing director OP Puranmalka. In addition, the company plans to build a bulk terminal in Maharashtra to enhance transport and logistics, and increase capacity at its existing plant in Rajasthan. While the capacity expansion w...

St Marys Cement considers options to enhance capacity

15 January 2015, Published under Cement News

St Marys Cement Inc, part of Votorantim Cimentos, is considering modernising its cement plant in Charlevoix, Michigan, or reopening its Dixon facility in Illinois, on the back of recovering US demand. Presenting a potential project during a public hearing with the Charlevoix Township Board of Trustees meeting, Marty Fallon, CEO of Votorantim Cement North America/St Marys Cement Inc, said the company is considering a US$130m upgrade to the Charlevoix plant which would increase production c...

JSW sets its sights on southern expansion

05 January 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement has set its sights on expanding production capacity with several grinding projects under study in the south of India. The company is plans to set up plants in Chennai (Tamil Nadu),  Kochi (Kerala) and Dolvi (Maharashtra) in a step by step approach starting this year. Anil Kumar Pillai, CEO of JSW Cement told The Hindu that the company is currently ‘scouting for land’, adding that orders for plant and machinery are expected to be placed by March. The cement grinding unit in D...

SibCem unit sees full-year output ahead, Russia

30 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Output at Krasnoyarsk Cement, part of Siberian Cement (SibCem), is expected to have edged ahead by 1.32 per cent YoY to 922,000t in 2014 versus the 910,000t produced a year earlier. Krasnoyarsk Cement has been undertaking a modernisation programme to increase capacity and enhance environmental performance. At the heart of the project is the launch of a new dry-process line to double capacity at the factory. 

JK Lakshmi commissions Chattisgarh works, India

29 December 2014, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement has commissioned its cement plant in Chhattisgarh and is now looking to serve eastern Indian states from the 3.5Mta works. The integrated plant, situated in Durg, was commissioned on 15 December.Aside from sales to the Chhatisgarh market, the company's 'Proplus' cement will be targetted at the Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal regions. Cement will be sold at INR285-290/bag, a company source told Cogencis news. Going forward, JK Lakshmi Cement  is looking to constru...

Indonesia: Rembang protests continue

22 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Residents of the Rembang regency in Central Java, Indonesia, are continuing to protest against the planned construction of Semen Indonesia's greenfield plant in the area, according to the Jakarta Post. The report states that last week, hundreds of residents staged a rally in front of the governor's office on Jl Pahlawan, Semarang, protesting against the development of the 8000tpd factory. The protesters arrived in tens of open trucks and were grouped under the Central Java Food Sovereignty ...