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Secil and Cimpor to participate in green hydrogen cluster project

23 February 2022, Published under Cement News

A consortium of Portuguese companies will invest more than EUR100m in the country's central region in a project to decarbonise the industry through the use of green hydrogen. the project is scheduled to start next year. The project, entitled 'Green Hydrogen Valley of Nazaré’, covers a group of companies representing around 10 per cent of total emissions from the national industry. The industrial consortium is led by Rega Energy, a Portugal-based independent producer of renewable gas,...

Bedeschi wins Secil Group pipe conveyor order

26 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Secil Group has awarded Bedeschi a contract for the supply of a new pipe conveyor to handle different types of alternative fuels at its Outão Cement plant in Portugal.   Bedeschi supply to Secil Group will contribute to eliminate the dependence on fossil fuels. The concept of Industry 4.0 will become essential for the plant's management for improving efficiency and optimising the processes, therefore a digitalised system will be integrated into the whole plant. The pipe conveyor wit...

Al Karama announces prequalifiers for Carthage Cement

24 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Al Karama Holding has published the list of prequalified candidates in the sale of the majority stake of Tunisia-based Carthage Cement. It includes domestic companies such as Madja Tunisia SA, Les Ciments Artificiels Tunisiens SA and Société des Ciments de Gabès SA as well as overseas cement producers such as SECIL (Portugal), Cemolins International SLU (Spain), and the consortium of M Boureima Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso) and Petrolcem srl (Italy). Al Karama Holding launched a call for expr...

Secil Group award thyssenkrupp modernisation project

13 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Secil Group has awarded thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions SAS (France) a contract for the modernisation of its 2Mta Outão cement plant in Setúbal, south of Lisbon, Portugal. The 'CCL - Clean Cement Line' project will see the plant become an energy-efficient, low-NO x and low-CO 2 emission facility. The project is partly funded by the Portugal 2020 Government incentives programme. ThyssenKrupp’s scope of supply includes modification of the preheater tower, a new AS-MSC calcined with ...

CTP Team wins an EPC contract with Secil Group for a WHR system

28 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Italy's CTP Team has signed a turnkey EPC contract with Secil Group for a new WHR system at Outão Cement factory in Portugal. The project consists of providing a customised solution to feed a double-loop system (thermal oil + Organic), to recover waste heat and produce electricity from three different sources: the kiln pre-heater, clinker cooler of the existing 4000tpd cement unit, and a new solar field that Secil will install nearby to the production line.   The new heat exchangers by...

New Carthage majority shareholder known by end November

25 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The new majority shareholder for Carthage Cement is expected to be named at the end of November. In April Al Karama Holdings prequalified five candidates interested in acquiring the 50.52 per cent majority stake in the Tunisia-based cement producer: Omnium Industries and Promotion (Morocco), a SECIL-Soc des Ciments de Gabes consortium, Eurocem Ltd (Malta), Cementos Portland Valderrivas (Spain) and Cemolins Internacional (Spain).

Chairman of Semapa dies

23 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Portuguese billionaire Pedro Queiroz Pereira, whose holding company Semapa controls paper and pulp producer The Navigator Company and cement maker Secil, died on Saturday aged 69, an official spokesman said. Queiroz Pereira was chairman of Semapa and The Navigator Company. Both of these publicly traded companies have separate chief executive officers. His family holds 71 per cent of Semapa. He is survived by his daughters Filipa, Mafalda and Lua. The former race car driver was Portugal’s f...

Al Karama Holdings names six prequalifiers for Carthage Cement

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Six foreign groups have submitted bids for the acquisition of a 50.52 per cent interest in Tunisian cement producer Carthage Cement, according to Al Karama Holding, the company responsible for managing companies confiscated by the Tunisian state from the former regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Companies interested in purchasing the stake are Cementos Portland Valderrivas (Spain), Cemolins Internationacional SL (Spain), Omnium des Industries et de la Promotion (Morocco), Eurocem (Malta) ...

Brazil: Semapa acquires full control of Supremo Cimentos

01 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Semapa has concluded the acquisition of full control of Supremo Cimentos, a Brazilian company in which it already held a 50 per cent stake. The purchase of the 50 per cent of Supremo Cimentos that Semapa did not yet own was announced in April, but was dependent on the fulfilment of several conditions, which have now been verified. Therefore, Secil through its affiliated company Ciminpart – Investimentos e Participações, SGPS – and NSOSPE Empreendimentos e Participaçõe (a Brazilian com...

Secil 1Q15 boosted by Angola operations

02 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Semapa, the Portuguese holding company that controls Secil, said turnover in its Cement and Derivatives Business unit for the first quarter of 2015 increased by 2.4 per cent YoY to EUR99.9m. The growth is mostly attributed to the performance of the ready-mix business unit in Portugal and Angola operations. EBITDA during the three month period rose by four per cent to EUR17.1m. Operating income was down by 25 per cent to EUR4.7m due to the increase in depreciation. Consolidated net income ...