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Qatar: QPMC to inaugurate cement storage silos in 1Q

12 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC) will inaugurate its cement storage silos project in the 1Q17 as part of its “efforts to ensure sustainable supply” of cement in the country. QPMC CEO, Eisa al-Hammadi, said the project is located on Berth 1 of the Port of Mesaieed and comprises two cranes, two conveyor belts and 12 silos with a storage capacity of 5000t for each. The cement materials would be transferred from the concrete silos to four iron silos which will discharge the cement with ...

Lafarge opens new Maldives silo

22 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has opened a 4000t cement silo in Thilafushi, Maldives, taking total capacity to 9000t. The new facility was opened up by Minister of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed together with representatives from Lafarge and the State Trading Organisation (STo). Lafarge Maldives was opened in 1999, under an agreement between STO and Lafarge Cement to build a trade terminal in the Maldives. The project was lauchned by then STO chairman and present President Abdullah Yameen Abdul Qayyoom. STO...

Lafarge North America to build cement storage facility and terminal

22 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge North America Inc is investing in a cement storage facility and terminal on a new rail spur on the east side of Williston, North Dakota, amidst growing demand in the Dakotas. New Frontier LLC is the developer of the East Valley Rail project. The facility will support 30,000t of cement storage moving more efficiently into the area and strengthen Lafarge's network of terminals in the Dakotas and serving the Bakken area. A concrete dome will be built to assure environmental containment...

Domes of the Middle East

26 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Geometrica designs some of the world’s largest free-span domes, trademarked as Freedomes®, as a solution for challenging architectural and logistical feats across the Middle East. Freedome technology "has revolutionised the installation process on any terrain," according to the company, and below are case studies of cement plant projects undertaken for key producers across the Middle East. Star Cement, UAE The United Arab Emirates is well known for its cement production, refineries and ...

Hope celebrates second anniversary with major investment

08 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Hope Construction Materials is investing GBP14m (EUR17.9m) to boost production at its Hope Works cement plant in the Derbyshire Peak District, UK.   The company, which yesterday celebrated its second year of cement production, has kicked off several major capital projects which will help improve the plant’s sustainability, improve the efficiency of the operation and help to secure future supplies for construction.   Hope has owned and operated the cement works since January 2013 and has made...

Euromecc completes installation of Catania cement distribution terminal

19 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Euromecc Srl has completed the installation of a new storage and distribution terminal at the port of Catania, Sicily, for cement distributor Cata Beton. The turnkey project included the installation of two circular silos with a total storage capacity of 8000t. A double discharge cone enables the continuous feeding of tankers through extractor screws equipped with two dedusting telescopic dischargers.   The terminal is completely automated and equipped with radio frequency identification t...

Claudius Peters to supply Indarung VI project, Indonesia

05 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Claudius Peters Projects has been awarded a contract from PT Semen Padang, part of Semen Indonesia, to supply two new cement storage silos for the cement producer's new Indarung VI project. The scope of supply comprises two storage silos type IC with Inspection chamber, each with a diameter of 20m and a volume of 9000m³. The two silos are to be placed on two rail tracks in line with four existing and well proven Claudius Peters IC Silos, which were supplied in the 1990’s. From each silo, th...

Lafarge constructing Chipata depot, Zambia

02 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zambia is constructing the first cement depot in Chipata District in Eastern Province, valued at US$700,000. The depot will have a cement storage capacity of 3000t. Emmanuel Rigaux, managing director of Lafarge Zambia, said the depot would benefit customers in Eastern Province as cement prices would now be stable. He noted, however, that storage capacity would not be enough to meet demand requirements for the whole province and that the company would increase the number of warehouse...

Tunisia: Geometrica supplies bulk storage structures to Carthage Cement

17 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Geometrica supplied three bulk storage structures for Carthage Cement’s Djebel Ressas cement works, Tunisia’s largest and newest cement facility. The 5800tpd plant was completed in 2013 and now supplies cement to Tunis, the national capital. FLSmidth was entrusted with supply machinery and engineering for the cement plant. Turkish contractor, EKON, was FLSmidth’s partner for the civil works, including civil design, supply of structural steel and plate work, site preparation, plant erection...

CMS to invest in new grinding plant

20 January 2014, Published under Cement News

CMS Cement, part of the Cahya Mata Sarawak group, has announced plans to invest in a third grinding unit to meet Sarawak's further cement consumption requirements. The new grinding plant will boost capacity by 1Ma to 2.75Mta. It will be established adjacent to CMS Cement's existing clinker plant in Mambong, Jalan Penrissen, according to Richard Curtis, managing director of Cahya Mata.  CMS Cement is the only cement producer on Sarawak, one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borne...