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Pakistan: DG Khan Cement about to power up

30 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The 30MW coal-fired captive power plant of DG Khan Cement Co (DGKCC) at its Dera Ghazi Khan is scheduled to start up in the next week, according to market sources. The power plant was supplied by China-based Sinoma Energy Conservation and will enable the cement producer to achieve cost savings in terms of power supply as well as reduce its dependency on the national grid.

Saudi Arabia: Wärtsilä power plant for Yamana Cement

29 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Yamana Cement Company have awarded Wärtsilä an EPC contract for the supply of a 161MW Flexicycle power plant. In addition to the EPC contract, the companies have also signed a five-year operation and maintenance management agreement as well as a 10-year spare parts supply agreement. The value of the order stands at approximately EUR115m (US$127m). The power plant will be delivered in four phases, with the first phase estimated to be delivered by the end of 2017. The complete plant is sche...

Saudi Arabia: new power plant for ACC

08 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Company (ACC), Saudi Arabia, has awarded MAN Diesel & Turbo a contract to build a 40MW power plant. The plant will be equipped with two 18V48/60 TS engines and will provide power to a cement factory in Rabigh, on the Red Sea coast. The new power plant will be operated by heavy fuel oil and diesel oil. Construction of the first phase of the plant is scheduled for 2016-17. With the completion of two additional phases, including the installation of a further four engines, t...

Morocco: Ciments du Maroc cancels Safi wind farm project

07 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Ciments du Maroc, an Italcementi subsidiary, has abandoned plans to construct a wind farm at its Safi site on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, SeeNews Renewables reports. The company will instead explore the possibilities of buying in energy from local suppliers. Co mmenting on the decision, CEO, Mario Bracci, said: "Today, different opportunities exist and a number of supply contracts are being offered to us." Mr Bracci added that Ciments du Maroc was considering a deal with Nareva, an ener...

Lucky Cement to award 660MW power plant contract next month

27 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement is preparing to award a contract to build a 660MW coal-fired electricity generation plant at the country's industrial hub near Karachi. Negotiations with potential EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractors have started and the EPC contract will be concluded during the month of May 2016. In March, the Pakistan Power Infrastructure Board issued a licence to Lucky Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of Lucky Cement, to build the coal-fired plant at Deh Ghangar...

ZCCM plans cement and power investment

22 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Zambia-based ZCCM Investments Holdings is expected to develop a cement plant and 52MW thermal power and Ndola as part of the company’s diversification programme. ZCCM-IH will team up with private investors for the projects, and it is also collaborating with local and international financial institutions on the financing of the projects, according to local press. Pius Kasolo, CEO of ZCCM-IH, told journalists on Monday that the power plant will provide 30-35MW of reliable electricity suppl...

Kenya: Pokot's power plant plans

18 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Pokot Cement plans to construct a power plant to supply its upcoming cement works in Kenya as well as the national grid. Of the 64MW capacity, 50MW will be sold to the national grid, according to a report by 'The Star' (Kenya).  "The power generated will enable us to operate effectively and minimise our costs of operations apart from supplying more electricity to the national power grid,"  Rajesh Rawal, chief executive of plant owner Cemtech told the daily. Cemtech, a subsidiary of India-...

TPI Polene to invest THB3bn to double WtE power plant capacity

20 October 2014, Published under Cement News

TPI Polene, Thailand’s third-largest cement producer intends to spend THB3bn (US$93m) to double the capacity of its waste-to-energy (WtE) power plant in Saraburi to 120MW. Pakkapol Leoprirut, assistant vice-president for finance, said the company's waste-to-energy power plant had been producing 60 MW to serve the cement work. with all new output will also serve the same plant. The new works will come online in 4Q15 and ramp up to full capacity in 1H16. Last year, the company raised i...

Lucky Cement plans Karachi coal-based power plant

17 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement plans to invest in a coal-based power plant in  Karachi, Pakistan, through its subsidiary Lucky Holdings Limited (LHL). The board is recommending to shareholders the approval of the US$200m investment to be set up by a new entity under the name of Lucky Electric Power Company Ltd, of which Lucky Cement would own a 75 per cent stake through LHL and has agreed to maintain at least a 20 per cent indirect stake to the sixth anniversary of the commercial date of operation. The ...

Wartsila to supply Umm Al-Qura Cement Co power plant, Saudi Arabia

19 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Wartsila has received an order to supply a turnkey power plant from Saudi-based Umm Al-Qura Cement Co. The contract for the 47MW facility will be located in the mountain desert close to Taif city. The equipment will be delivered by February 2015 on a fast-track basis and will enter commercial operation by October 2015. The power plant will serve a cement factory in extreme conditions of temperatures up to 50°C and an altitude above 1000m. It consists of five 20-cylinder Wartsila 32TS engin...