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Lucky Cement solicits modification in power supply licence

06 September 2019, Published under Cement News

The Government of Pakistan's National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has received an application from Lucky Cement (Pvt) Ltd, seeking permission to supply surplus power to any utility in DHA City, Karachi, as a bulk power consumer. To grant approval, NEPRA has asked all stakeholders, interested/affected persons and the general public to offer their comments in favour or against the approval for proposed modification in the generation licence of Lucky Cement. Lucky Cement ha...

Confidence Cement acquires Zodiac Power Chittagong Ltd

04 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh's Confidence Cement has acquired a 51 per cent controlling share in Zodiac Power Chittagong Ltd. The new subsidiary is an independent power producer with a 54.36MW heavy fuel oil (HFO) power plant in Patiya, Chittagong. Confidence Cement has also begun testing and commissioning of the Zodiac Power Chittagong power plant which consists of MAN Engines, with operations commencing on 30 August 2019. Meanwhile, Confidence Power Holdings, an associate company of Confidence Cement, s...

DG Khan Cement awards contract for power plants

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Company Ltd has signed an agreement with Sinoma Energy Conservation Ltd for supply of machinery and equipment for a 10MW waste heat energy power generation plant and a 30MW coal-fired power generation plant to be set up at Hub Cement plant in Baluchistan, Pakistan. DG Khan Cement Company has four cement plants, two plants located at Dera Ghazi Khan, one at Khairpur District, Chakwal and one at Hub Lasbela District (Balochistan). The combined capacity is more than 7.01Mt of...

Wärtsillä to build 20MW engine to power Najmat Al-Samawa cement plant

25 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä will supply the equipment to enable an efficient, reliable and independent power source for the Najmat Al-Samawa cement factory in Iraq. The 20MW engine power plant is being built by Al Shumookh Lucky Investments Ltd, a joint venture company of Lucky Cement Ltd and a limited liability company registered in the United Arab Emirates. The power plant will operate on two Wärtsilä 32 engines running on locally-available heavy fuel oil (HFO) with diesel as a back-up fuel. The engine is ...

BUA Group signs contract for new power plant

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's BUA Group has signed a contract with Finland-based Wartsila Oy for the construction of a 48MW power plant at its Sokoto Cement facility. The power project will supply line 3 and adds to the 100MW of captive power that the company already utilises. "We can't compromise on our quality. We are known to provide quality products and services to our customers and we are assured that Wartsila aligns with this vision of ours. They have an impeccable and intimidating track record and we a...

Ashaka Cement to start 16MW power plant

15 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Ashaka Cement Co is set to inaugurate a 16MW power plant project in Nigeria. Managing Director of Ashaka Cement, Rabiu Abdullah Umar, said the power plant costs US$30.5m. "We are helping to remove ourselves from the demand for energy, and providing our own solution, which means a minimum of 16MW of electricity, will now become available to the public grid for the people in the region to enjoy from," said Mr Abdullah Umar. "The power plant, infrastructure, and cement capacity are all testam...

Captive power plant commissioned for Samawa Cement

22 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Six MAN Energy Solutions 18V32/40 engines have been commissioned at Samawa Cement, Iraq. The power engines will produce 54MW of electrical energy to power the cement plant owned by Kairat Al Abar Iraqi Co (KAAI). MAN Energy Solutions supplied the engines to CGGC-UN Power Co Ltd ( China Gezhouba Group Cooperation) which will operate teh captive power plant. The engines will run on heavy fuel oil (HFO). The overall EPC contract for the cement plant is being carried out by Sinoma (Suzhou)...

AshakaCem to complete 16MW power plant in 2019

26 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s AshakaCem (LafaregHolcim group) is constructing a 16MW power station for completion in early 2019. The NGN11bn (US$30.55m) project began in 2017 and is expected to be completed in January 2019, AshakaCem's Managing Director, Rabiu Abdullah Umar, said at a news conference in Gombe. The power plant is also expected to boost the operational efficiency and tackle the high energy cost of the largest industry in Nigeria’s northeast. Umar said the power plant will not only release add...

Eurocement to modernise two Leningrad works

16 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group will invest RUB2.2bn (US$37.7m) in the modernisation of two cement plants in the Leningrad region, Russia. Pikalyovskiy Cement will see investment of RUB1bn as it receives new milling equipment and one of the two grinding lines will be converted to a closed-circuit set-up. This will enable the works to increase the output of premium cement, lower production costs and reduce air emissions.  At the Peterburg cement works Eurocement will built a gas-fired thermal power p...

Wärtsillä extendes NRCC power plant manenagement agreement

31 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä and Northern Region Cement Company (NRCC) of Sauid Arabia signing a new three-year asset management agreement for NRCC's power plant in Turaif, Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will continue to be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the power plant and to ensure the reliability and availability of its operations. This agreement, signed in October 2017, is an extension of Wärtsilä’s previous service agreements for NRCC's power plant signed in 2008. The 62 MW power plant is equip...