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Sesco Cement to build new white cement terminal in Florida

23 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Port Tampa Bay has approved an up to 40-year lease agreement on seven acres of land for Sesco Cement at its Port Redwing site in Gibsonton, Florida. The estimated US$19m investment will see the company use Berth 302 for the ship and rail terminal handling of white cement. "We're really looking at this to be our east coast hub for our business going forward," said Alim Adatia, a Houston-based representative of the company. "We want to be a known entity, and we hope to be here for a long time...

Who’s who in North American cement imports?

16 May 2019, Published under Cement News

To understand the dynamics of the current cement import situation in North America it is important to look behind the statistics. Why is there a wave of new terminals with so many of the existing terminals still mothballed? Where will the further growth of imports materialise? Who will be the key players? To get the answers we need to know who’s who in North American imports. By Ad Ligthart and Marcia Ligthart, Cement Distribution Consultants, The Netherlands. Figure 1: OPC, white and...

Lehigh Hanson proposes new grinding facility in Canada

26 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson has submitted a proposal for a new grinding facility with a marine terminal located next to its existing integrated plant on Tilbury Island, Canada. The 0.65Mta Delta grinding unit would have an operational life of at least 40 years, according to the company. Panamax or Handymax vessels would deliver raw materials to the facility, while the final product would be delivered to customers by truck or barge. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is currently determining w...

Terminal benefits

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

In September 2018 PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk started commissioning its new terminal in Lampung, southern Sumatra, Indonesia. Five months later, in January 2019, the facility is fully operational and reduces the high costs of complex logistics from the company’s integrated Citeureup works to improve the availability of bulk and bagged cement across the Indonesian market. By PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, Indonesia. The rising demand for bulk cement in Indonesia has been a ...

Dangote Cement to become largest cement exporter in sub-Saharan Africa

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Industries Ltd, has revealed the target set for Dangote Cement’s export plans by next year. "By next year we will be the largest exporter of cement in sub-Saharan Africa with about US$600m worth of cement export to other African countries with limited access to limestone," he said. Speaking at the 2018 Dangote Cement Distributors' Award Night, Mr Dangote also noted the role cement terminals will play in these plans. "In addition, we also have new termina...

Payra Port Authority reschedules pre-bid meeting for coal/bulk terminal

28 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Payra Port Authority (PPA), under the Bangladesh Ministry of Shipping has issued a  notice to reschedule a pre-bid meeting for development of a coal/bulk terminal at Payra Port ,Kalapara, Patuakhali, in southern Bangladesh. The pre-bid meeting will now be held on 12 March 2019, says the port authority. The port authority earlier announced it was seeking the expertise of international experts or consortium to participate in proposed project. The successful bidders/consortium will design, bu...

Bronx terminal brings environmental benefits

16 October 2018, Published under Cement News

McInnis Cement has opened its Bronx terminal at the South Bronx waterfront, New York, USA. The terminal is approximately 100,000ft 2 with a warehouse for storing 44,000Mt of cement. Large ocean-going vessels will deliver cement from the company's plant in Port-Daniel-Gascons, Quebec, to the Bronx about once per month. The environmental benefits of the project will include a decrease in traffic on local roads and bridges, eliminating as many as 25,000 one-way truck trips across the region. ...

New bulk terminal to serve UK construction market

20 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Eureka Shipping has established a multipurpose floating bulk terminal at the Port of Tilbury in southeast England, under a four-year agreement with Cemineral and London Container Terminal. Cemineral will use the terminal to supply fly ash to the construction market in the southeast of the country. The 125m-long VESPER terminal has a 10,000t capacity and is designed to receive bulk powder both from self-discharging pneumatic cement carriers and from bulk vessels in a dust-free manner, accor...

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal set for launch

11 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Everything is set for the formal inauguration of Pakistan’s first state-of-the-art mechanised coal, clinker and cement bulk cargo terminal, Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, located at Port Qasim near Karachi on 14 October. The country's Federal Minister for Port and Shipping, Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, and other top government officials are expected to take part in the inauguration.  The terminal had commenced its hot commissioning to become fully operational earlier this year and a...

Coming into port

04 October 2017, Published under Cement News

While cement represents only a small part of the dry bulk shipping market, it has its own requirements in terms of port facilities and market dynamics. With seaborne trade continuing to grow, it is vital that ports understand each market and install facilities that best serve them. By Ricardo González-Haba, GlobBULK Consulting, Spain. Figure 1: population density and ports in sub-Saharan Africa (blue: draught <11m – black: draught >11m) Some 90 per cent of world trade volumes ar...