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Medcem announces terminal partnerships in UK

15 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Medcem has announced a partnership with Brett Concrete, one of the largest independent concrete companies in the UK, to establish a terminal at Sheerness Port in Kent, UK. The terminal, which will have a storage capacity of 80,000t, is expected to be operational by July 2024. According to Medcem, the new facility will handle various cementitious products, primarily dry ash.  Medcem also has another terminal investment underway in the UK, following its partnership with two indep...

New capacity for new cement

30 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Titan America LLC has fully converted its cement production to low-carbon Type IL limestone cement. To enable this change the company has opened and expanded several terminals and additional facilities are also under construction. By Titan America LLC, USA. Figure 1: Titan America is investing in the expansion of its terminal capacity to enable a more efficient supply of low-carbon Type IL cement, including a tripling of capacity at its Chesapeake terminal in Virginia as shown abov...

Grinding terminals

16 May 2023, Published under Cement News

The installation of grinding plants for the milling of cement and blastfurnace slag has rapidly increased in recent decades. With this shift in investment, there has been greater demand for flexible and compact grinding systems, ideally near raw material sources and often in remote areas. By Caroline Woywadt, Gebr Pfeiffer, Germany. Figure 1: MVR duty series, indicating ready2grind plants and grinding terminals For decades vertical roller mills (VRMs)have been in use in the ceme...

Cemex USA upgrades terminals in Florida

12 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA has invested US$8m to improve two cement terminals in Florida, which has enhanced its supply chain network to meet increased cement demand in the region. The company upgraded its Pensacola terminal to allow cement and cementitious materials to be imported from its global operations. The upgrades, which were brought online in May, mean an additional cement supply will be provided to the region through marine shipments. In July Cemex also completed upgrades at its Palm Bea...

Continental Cement announces price increase

03 June 2021, Published under Cement News

US-based Continental Cement Co (Summit Materials) has announced a price increase for customers served by its Louisiana and Memphis terminals. As a result of increasing industry operating and logistics costs, the company is increasing cement prices by US$6/st. Delivered prices will be adjusted at the time of shipment to reflect any increases in freight rates, fuel surcharges and/or taxes, according to a statement.

Raysut Cement acquires 75% stake in Maldives terminal

14 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has announced that its has acquired a 75 per cent stake in LafargeHolcim’s cement terminal at Thilafushi Island in the Maldives. As a result, it has formed a new joint venture, Raysut Maldives Cement Pvt Ltd. The new entity, with the State Trading Organisation (STO) of Maldives owning 25 per cent, has plans to expand the terminal's capacity from 75,000tpa to over 200,000tpa. The terminal will be owned and operated by the RCC-STO joint venture entity. "The Maldiv...

Cementos Pacasmayo begins terminal operations

25 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Peru’s Cementos Pacasmayo has resumed operations from the port terminal of Yurimaguas, Loreto, distributing 60,000 bags of cement to Iquitos. The company operates in the port through its subsidiary, Cementos Selva, which has a 4.9Mta plant in Rioja. The operations were launched in mid-August with the arrival of several vessels, which will set sail for Iquitos while complying with all COVID-19 safety protocols.

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...