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Cemex to increase capacity of Costa Rica cement works

19 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex Latam Holdings (CLH) is to increase cement capacity of its plant located in Colorado, Costa Rica by approximately 25 per cent, reaching a capacity of 1.1Mta by 2017. The total investment is expected to be approximately US$35m over a three-year period including the construction of a new grinding mill, as well as several capacity enhancing projects on its clinker production line. “With this increased capacity we will strengthen our position in Costa Rica, reiterating our commitment t...

Saudi: Eastern Province in talks for new production line

10 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based Eastern Province Cement Co said in a bourse statement that the board, in a meeting held on 9 December, discussed the project of establishing a new production line, with a clinker production capacity of 10,000tpd. The board has asked for further clarification regarding cement market data.

Cemex to resume Tepeaca plant expansion

02 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex announced that it is to restart the expansion of its Tepeaca cement plant in Mexico having put the project on hold in 2008. The additional investment involves 4.4Mta of new capacity at a cost of around US$200m, taking the total spend on the Tepeaca plant to US$650m. The company had already spent US$450m on the project by 2008. Upon completion in 2017, total capacity of the plant will reach 7.6Mta. “We are encouraged by our industry’s positive outlook in Mexico. With this investment,...

Egypt: Loesche wins mill orders at El Arish Cement

25 November 2014, Published under Cement News

El Arish Cement is adding two new kiln lines, each with a clinker capacity of 5500tpd. The company already operates two Loesche Type LM 56.4 vertical roller mills for cement raw material grinding within its existing two lines. Now the Egyptian cement producer has decided on a repeat order for the two new lines. The LM 56.4 mills will grind raw meal with a capacity of 450tph and a fineness of 12 per cent R90µm. For cement grinding El Arish Cement also decided in favour of Loesche vertical ro...

China: Chongqing Conch commissions new line

25 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Chongqing Conch Cement commissioned its third clinker line on 16 November. The new 4500tpd clinker line at Zhongxian was partially contracted by the Housing Engineering Technology Company of the 17th China Metallurgical Construction Group (17MCC Group). The order for 17MCC Group included 11 sub-contracts for limestone pre-blending storage, converying, kiln, pulverised coal preparation system, storage and conveying for clinker, plus a limestone crushing and conveying system. The electrostat...

Cherat Cement looks to expand capacity, Pakistan

21 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based cement producer Cherat Cement has reportedly decided to install a new production line with a production capacity of over 1.3Mta, according to a report in The News International (Pakistan). Citing Abid A Vazir, executive director of the company, the report states that expansion is being undertaken to meet expected increases in domestic demand. The increase is expected to be fuelled by government spending on major infrastructure projects, with a special focus on the constructi...

Gansu Shangfeng Cement in Kyrgyzstan joint venture

18 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Gansu Shangfeng Cement Co says its wholly-owned Zhejiang Shangfeng Building Materials unit is to set up a joint venture with ZETH International in Kyrgyzstan with registered capital of CNY200m (US$32.66m). Gansu Shangfeng Cement Co says its wholly-owned Zhejiang Shangfeng Building Materials unit is to set up a joint venture with ZETH International in Kyrgyzstan. The joint venture will build a 2800tpd clinker production line in Chuy, Kyrgyzstan involving a total investment cost of US$11...

Semen Indonesia eyes Than Long expansion project, Vietnam

13 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia is reportedly preparing to double capacity of the Thang Long Cement Plant in Vietnam with the construction of a second line, according to local news reports. Indonesia’s largest cement producer acquired a 70 per cent stake in the Vietnamese cement works back in 2012. Its 2.3Mta cement works is situated in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh’s Hoanh Bo district and located near to the Cai Lan deepwater port. The acquisition has since proved fruitful for Semen Indonesi...

Raysut Cement nine-month net profit up 8% YoY

12 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement, Oman's biggest cement producer, reported an eight per cent increase in net profit to US$60.21m compared with US$55.71m in the same period of last year. Revenue was US$183m for the period, just ahead of the US$182m recorded  in the first nine months of 2013. "While there are positive signs of growth in Oman market, the same is not being translated into cement demand due to sever competitions from the UAE suppliers. The competitions are also experienced in the Yemen and ea...

Kenya: EAPCC begins Athi River upgrade project

11 November 2014, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) has started the upgrade of its Athi River plant in Kenya as the company aims to improve reliability, increase production and enhance energy efficiency. Joseph Kombo, head of production at EAPPC said the upgrade is focussed on the kiln and packing section of the cement works. "In the packing plant, we are upgrading the mechanical and electrical components of the packers as well as improving the bag conveying system all geared towards improved...