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Siam City Cement Group signs biodiversity MoU with IUCN

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have extended their partnership for another three years by formalising a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will support the implementation of the INSEE Sustainability Ambition 2030 plan, targeting Net Positive Impact (NPI) on biodiversity at sites where SCCC Group operates. The goal of the partnership is to avoid and minimise biodiversity loss to the maximum extent possible. Ov...

Tokyo Cement lays foundation stone for expansion project

19 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The Management of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC recently laid foundation for a factory expansion project in Trincomalee, to increase its manufacturing capacity by a further 1Mta. The project scheduled to be completed by early 2023 will bring Tokyo Cement Group’s total installed capacity to 4Mta, firmly establishing the Company’s position as the largest manufacturer of cement in Sri Lanka. The new expansion project at the Tokyo Cement Factory in Trincomalee reflects the company’s r...

Pan-United Corporation and Shell sign decarbonisation MoU

14 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Corporation Ltd and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore various decarbonisation solutions in the construction and urban solutions industries. The collaboration is expected to create benefits in terms of decarbonisation in the built environment through the creation of possible new business models and market opportunities.     The MoU outlines the joint effort to identify opportunities in areas such as low-carbon and ...

A TEC completes Ssangyong Cement Redudust® order

13 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ssangyong Cement Ind Co Ltd has teamed up with A TEC Production and Services GmbH from Austria to install A TEC’s innovative ReduDust ® process in its plan in Donghae, South Korea. The process will recover salts from the dust and produce bypass dust free of these components, which can be re-used and does not need to be deposited anymore. The ReduDust plant for Donghae has a bypass dust treatment capacity of 35,000tpa and was commissioned in the 2Q21. The scope of supply for...

FiCO Pan-United Concrete completes Novaland agreement

07 January 2022, Published under Cement News

FiCO Pan-United Concrete JSC, a subsidiary of Singapore-listed Pan-United Corporation Ltd, has strengthened its longstanding working relationship with Novaland Group with the signing of a 2022-24 cooperation agreement.   The agreement will see FiCO PanU providing sustainable concrete solutions to Novaland, a leading prestigious brand in the real estate investment and development industry in Vietnam. Under the terms of the agreement, FiCO PanU will construct two onsite batc...

Stagnant coal supply impacts Indonesian cement exports

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The constrained supply of coal in Indonesia has affected cement and clinker exports from the archipelago. While under normal supply conditions, there is sufficient coal for 21-30 days, in early December 2021 coal supply on average lasted 5-10 days, according to Widodo Santoso, chairman of the Indonesian cement association, ASI. As a result, some Indonesian cement producers, including PT Semen Indonesia, Semen Tonasa, Semen Padang and Semen Bosowa Maros, stopped allocating production for ex...

Pan-United forms partnership for hydrogen truck fleet

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Concrete, a subsidiary of Pan-United Corp Ltd, and Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd, one of the largest Asia-based global urban, infrastructure, and managed services consulting firms, have entered into a Project Development Partnership Agreement to study the feasibility of using electric and hydrogen fuel cells to power a fleet of more than 1000 trucks moving its concrete business in Singapore. The partnership is in line with Pan-United's sustainability targets to firstly, offer only ...

SIG make several Board appointments at EGM

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

SIG’s Extraordinary General Meeting confirmed the honourable discharge of Hendi Prio Santoso as President Director of the company. The meeting also honourably dismissed Benny Wendry as Production Director, Tri Abisatrijo as Engineering and Project Director and Fadjar Judisiawan as Director of Business Strategy and Business Development, and Tina T Kemala Intan as Human Resources and Legal Director. The meeting also changed the nomenclature of the position of the company's Board of Direct...

Indonesian cement demand expands 5% in 11M21

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Indonesia reached 5.94Mt in November 2021, representing a 2.1 per cent drop YoY. ASI Chairman Widodo Santoso said the decline occurred in almost all areas on the islands of Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, and eastern Indonesia. "The increase in consumption is only in two areas, namely Nusa Tenggara and Kalimantan," Mr Santoso said. Maluku and Papua saw the largest decline at seven per cent to 0.19Mt, followed by the key market of Java where demand reached 3.02Mt,d own 3.6 per ce...

Hon Chong plant wins 2021 Energy Efficiency Industry prize

27 December 2021, Published under Cement News

INSEE Cement's Hon Chong plant is honoured to be the only construction material manufacturer to receive Vietnam’s Energy Efficiency in Industry Award 2021.   During the past 23 years, the INSEE Hon Chong plant in Binh An Ward, Kien Luong district, Kien Giang province has made constant progress in cement production and waste co-processing along with responsibility for sustainable development. The plant has always operated a vertical roller mill (VRM), contributing to a 20 per cent reduct...