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Bruks Siwertell wins ship unloader order for Jurong Port

29 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has secured a prestigious new order that will see the company deliver three new Siwertell ship unloaders to Jurong Port in Singapore. The trio of ST 490-M screw-type rail-travelling unloaders will join existing Siwertell technology, delivered in the late 1990s. "It is now time to retire two of those hard-working unloaders,” said Ola Jeppsson, Bruks Siwertell sales manager, APAC. "They have served the terminal well for over two decades, and their proven performance was a deci...

Pan-United signs MoU to reduce Singapore's CO2 emissions

03 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Pan-United, Keppel Data Centres, Chevron and Surbana Jurong, with the support of the National Research Foundation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing to harness their combined resources and jointly develop the first end-to-end decarbonisation process in Singapore. This collaboration is aimed at accelerating the development of a highly-integrated clean and energy efficient carbon capture, utilisation and sequestration (CCUS) system that can lead to a low-carbon econo...

Pan-United signs MoU for AI development

06 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Corp of Singapore has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea's largest ready-mix company, Eugene Corp, to explore the possible use of artificial intelligence (AI). The MoU will allow Eugene Corp to assess and evaluate the utility of Pan-United's AiR platform, before exploring further opportunities for the adoption of the software.

GCCA announces annual conference

07 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced that ‘Innovation in Focus’ will be the theme of its annual conference, which takes place at the Sofitel Singapore City Centre on 10 October 2019. "This conference is an important opportunity for the global industry to come together and discuss some of the opportunities and challenges we face. With its key focus on innovation, the conference boasts an exciting programme and demonstrates the cement and concrete industry’s commit...

Hong Leong Asia looks to complete Tasek Corp takeover

29 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Singapore-listed Hong Leong Asia is looking to take Malaysia’s Tasek Corp private in a deal worth an estimated MYR128.61m (US$30.6m), according to The Edge. The company currently controls 80.8 per cent of Tasek through two subsidiaries, HL Cement (Malaysia) and Ridge Star, and has submitted a voluntary takeover offer to acquire the remaining shares.  Together, the subsidiaries hold 97.89m ordinary shares in Tasek, with the takeover involving the remaining 19.2 per cent of ordinary shares ...

International Cement set to acquire Schwenk Namibia

11 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Singapore’s International Cement Group has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Schwenk Namibia Pty Ltd for SGD141.89m (US$104.4m). This amount comprises of US$19.3m for its shares and another US$85.1m for the purchase of its loans, according to the Straits Times. Amongst its assets Schwenk Namibia owns a 69.8 per cent stake in Ohorongo Cement, which operates a 1Mta facility in north Otavi. International Cement noted that instead of building a new plant...

Kazakh-Singaporean MoU on new plant in Almaty region

22 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A Kazakh-Singaporean business forum held on 21 November provided the venue for a bilateral investment treaty between the two countries as well as some 12 MoUs to establish partnerships.   The agreements included an MoU on the construction of a cement plant in the Almaty Region between Kazakh Invest JSC and International Cement Ltd, Alacem LLP, according to Central Asia News.

Holcim Philippines appoints John Stull as CEO

24 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines has appointed John Stull, the former chief of LafargeHolcim’s US cement operations, as its new president and CEO with immediate effect. Mr Stull will be replacing Sapna Sood, who recently resigned from her role, according to the company. "I am delighted to join Holcim Philippines at this exciting but challenging time. As the market adapts and becomes faster paced, the company needs to be well positioned to play a key role in the future development of the country with in...

Delays in offloading clinker at Chittagong following marine incident

29 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Delays in the offloading of clinker have been experienced at Bangladesh's Chittagong Port after bulk carrier Ocean Phoenix, laden with 45,000t of clinker on board, started to drift on the outer anchorage, after her anchor dragged. The vessel then made contact with the anchored stern of bulk carrier Green Phoenix, which was also loaded with 54,500t of clinker. Both vessels sustained damages, and are being surveyed and repaired followed by complete offloading, according to industry sources ...

SE Asia towards oversupply?

20 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The southeast Asian cement market has seen rapid demand growth in recent years. Backed by favourable macroeconomic trends, it is likely to remain one of the fastest-growing cement markets. Many cement producers, both local and international, performed very well in this region and are keen to expand their existing capacity, while for others entering these enticing markets has become a priority. By The Jakarta Advisory Group, Indonesia. Fast-growing southeast Asian markets are attractin...