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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...

Dangote Cement to operate gas power plant in Tanzania by September

11 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement plans is to set up a gas-powered plant in Tanzania by September to reduce its operational costs and its reliance on diesel. Dangote annunced that it has invested US$90m in the construction of the coal/gas-fired power station to be fed with natural gas at a negotiated rate by the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation. Dangote stated that the Mtwara plant increased volumes by more than 64 per cent to nearly 0.388Mt in its 1H17 results, pushing the six months sales to mo...

Powering up

03 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Waste heat recovery (WHR) power generation can add a valuable source of power to a cement plant. However, this requires the selection of the most suitable thermodynamic system for the plant’s process conditions. By Cai Zhenyu, Nanjing Kisen International Engineering Co Ltd, and Ming Fang, Nanjing Kesen Kenen Environment & Energy Co Ltd, China. NKK-patented AQC boiler in China Since the 1970s and early 1980s, medium- and low-temperature pure waste heat recovery (WHR) power genera...

India: Sagar Cements to invest another INR280m in power projects

13 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Sagar Cements has announced that it is to invest a further INR280m (US$4.35m) to complete the construction of a captive power plant and finance a new solar project, according to reports in the Hindu. The extra money will go towards raising the capacity of the coal-fired captive power plant being built at the firm’s Mattampally plant from 15MW to 18MW. In addition, Sagar is to install a 1MW solar power plant, to be commissioned by June 2017. Sagar also announced that its BMM subsidia...