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Thanh Thang receives approval for two additional lines

11 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnam’s prime minister, has given approval to add two cement production lines (4 and 5), with a capacity of 2.3Mta each, to Thanh Thang Cement Corp’s plant in Ha Nam. The fourth line is expected to enter operation after 2021 and the fifth after 2025. Both lines with produce cement for projects specifically located on the coast or islands. The country’s Ministry of Construction has been assigned to work with both the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the...

FLSmidth wins equipment order in Paraguay

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has won a contract worth over DKK350m (US$53.59m) to deliver equipment for a greenfield cement plant in Paraguay.   The facility will have a capacity of 2500tpd and mainly supply cement to its local market. The contract involves designing and engineering the production line, alongside the delivery of energy-efficient equipment for the entire line, from crushing to packing. Meanwhile, the customer will be in charge of the civil design and construction of the project. Plant start-up i...

Chhatak Cement plans modernisation project

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh's Chhatak Cement Co Ltd has announced plans to modernise its facility and convert it from wet process to dry process. The company has begun to prepare a development project proposal, with a schedule to implement the upgrades by 2021. According to company officials, Chhatak Cement has incurred an accumulated loss of over BDT3.63bn (US$43.25m) between FY13-14 and FY17-18 mainly due to its outdated machinery resulting in loss of production capacity. The plant is currently operating...

Star Cement announces plant expansion

08 January 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Star Cement has announced a brownfield expansion at its grinding unit in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal. Already the largest manufacturer in the northeast of the country, this project will expand the plant’s capacity from 1.6Mta to 2Mta. Once the company receives environmental clearance, work on the INR4.43bn (US$63.26m) plans is expected to begin by June 2019.

Iraqi Cement signs contract for new 6000tpd line

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Chengdu Design & Research Institute of Building Materials Industry, wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinoma International Engineering, has signed an EPC contract to deliver a clinker production line for Iraqi Cement. The new line will be constructed in Samawah in Iraq's southern Al Muthanna province at an estimated cost of US$246m. The agreement will see the company take charge of mine design, supply of mining equipment and build the complete 6000tpd production line, from crushing raw materials...

New 3Mta line planned for BUA's Kalambaina Cement

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA Group has signed another contract with CBMI for the construction of a new 3Mta line at Kalambaina Cement in Sokoto State. The announcement comes soon after a merger between Kalambaina Cement and the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) was given approval last month. Furthermore, the project arrives on the back of the completion of BUA’s 3Mta Obu Cement Line 2 around 90 days ago and the commissioning of its 1.5Mta first line at Kalambaina Cement just seven months ago. A...

Siberian Cement invests to develop units in 2019

20 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Siberian Cement has announced plans to invest RUB4.52bn (US$67.86m) to develop its production units in 2019. The funds, double the amount allocated in 2018, will be used for environmental measures, production renovation, automation of the process control system, technical renovation and logistics development, according to Kommersant-Sibir. The company’s Krasnoyarsk facility will see an RUB311m investment to construct a single 130m chimney for its kilns. The project is expected to b...

Ramco Cements to build a 3.15Mta plant in Andhra Pradesh

17 December 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has laid the foundation stone for a new 3.15Mta greenfield cement plant at Kalavatala, Kolimigundla Mandal, Andhra Pradesh. The environmental clearance has been received for the INR15bn (US$209.3m) project and the required mining lease is in place. Alongside the facility, the project will see the construction of a waste heat recovery system, thermal power plant and a 25km railway line from Sanjamala station. The plant is expected to be completed within 15 months of ...

Holcim Philippines contracts Huaxin for US$245m project

13 December 2018, Published under Cement News

China’s Huaxin Cement has announced that it has been contracted to build and renovate cement production lines and supporting facilities for Holcim Philippines. The US$245m engineering, procurement and construction contract is expected to be fulfilled over a two-year period. It will see Huaxin build a 6000tpd production line, renovate an existing 3000tpd line and erect a 7MW waste heat power generation project. Huaxin will design, provide equipment, build civil works, install and debug equ...

Long Son plant to enter second phase of expansion

06 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Vietnamese Prime Minister has issued guidelines on investment for the expansion of Long Son cement plant, Thanh Hoa, and has agreed to action the second phase with two additional production lines. Each line will add 2.3Mta of cement capacity and is expected to supply the construction of coastal and inland projects, in accordance with the country’s cement development plan for 2011-20. Line 3 is expected to enter operation in 2020, with Line 4 following in 2021. Vietnam’s Ministry of Co...