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Cementir reports significant revenue increases in Europe in 2022

13 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Cementir's regional results showed significant revenue increases in Turkey, Europe, US and Malaysian markets. However, cement sales were under pressure in most regions. Cementir ’s Danish sales revenues in 2022 reached EUR509.8m, up 23.2 per cent compared to EUR413.9m in 2021, due mainly to the rise in sales prices. Overall cement volumes decreased by six per cent compared to previous year. White cement exports declined by 29 per cent. Ready-mixed concrete volumes in Denmark fell by five...

Akçansa Çimento reports increase in revenue and profit

21 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Akçansa Çimento has announced revenue of TRY8.9bn (US$471.7m) in 2022, compared to TRY2.87bn in the previous year. Net profit over the same timeframe has risen from TRY303.6m to TRY1.52bn, according to Reuters.

Adoçim Çimento starts Turkish earthquake relief project

13 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement Group has responded to the earthquake catastrophe in Turkey by its Adoçim Çimento subsidiary being among the first to launch donation relief project. Relief goods, including food, clothing, and heaters, were shipped to the people of one of the most impacted areas, reaching them in less than 48h  after the earthquake. In addition, Adoçim Çimento has offered fuel and food supplies to the Rescue Team of Greece, who are continuing their heroic efforts in one of Turkey’s most su...

US production and consumption increased in 2022

08 February 2023, Published under Cement News

The US produced an estimated 95Mt of Portland and masonry cement in 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), up from 93Mt in the previous year.  Cement was produced at 96 plants in 34 states, along with two plants in Puerto Rico. Texas, Missouri, California and Florida were, in descending order, the four leading cement-producing states, accounting for approximately 43 per cent of US production. The US cement industry’s growth continues to be constrained by closed or idle p...

Ministry ready to act on cement and clinker price rises

16 January 2023, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Ministry of Commerce stated that measures will be taken in Ankara, Anatolia region, to prevent cement and clinker price increases and to relieve domestic supply. The following statements were made in the written statement made by the Ministry: “These products were added to the 'List of Goods for Exports' on 4 September 2021, in order to closely monitor the exports of cement and clinker, which are used extensively in the construction industry, primarily to meet the domestic dem...

Akcansa Cimento appoints new general manager

01 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Akçansa Cimento , a joint venture between Sabancı Holding and Heidelberg Materials , has appointed Vecih Yılmaz as its new general manager. Mr Yılmaz replaces Mehmet Zeki Kanadikirik, effective from 1 December 2022.  “As of today, we are experiencing a change of flag at Akçansa, which sets a model for its industry, inspires its stakeholders and puts the bright future of our country ahead of all its goals. Vecih Yılmaz, who has many years of experience in our group and has implemented ma...

Aumund supplies second kiln line at Medcem Madencilik

26 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Germany’s Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH is supplying 41 machines for a new kiln line at the Medcem Madencilik cement plant in Silifke in the Turkish province of Mersin. The Aumund supply package comprises six belt bucket elevators, two bucket elevators with central chain, four pan conveyors and 11 drag chain conveyors. The conveying capacities range from 50-900tph.The machines will be used for feeding material to the raw mill, the raw mill silo, the coal mill, the heat exchanger and the cem...

Turkish ambitions

24 October 2022, Published under Cement News

After a challenging 2021, the Turkish cement sector is preparing for more hopeful times ahead with domestic sales expected to be supported by new investments from the 2H22. There are also a number of priorities for the domestic cement industry, including environmental endeavours and promoting the use of roller compacted concrete roads. By TÜRKÇIMENTO, Turkey. New investments in the construction market are expected to help the Turkish cement sector following a challenging 2021 (© bo...

Dal Engineering delivers two rotary kiln piers

23 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Dal Engineering has delivered two rotary kiln piers, each with a diameter of 3.9m and a length of 44m, to Asos, in Turkey. The two rotary kiln piers were delivered by special wide haulage trucks in August 2022.   ASOS serves the mining industry and produces drying technologies for a number of materials, including kaolin, bauxite, limestone and gypsum. The pier kilns stretch 44m in length One of the new rotary kiln piers for Asos is mounted on a deli...

KHD secures first Pyrorotor® contract in Turkey

16 August 2022, Published under Cement News

After demonstrating continuous success over the last few years, predominantly in the Asia-Pacific region, KHD has now received its first Pyrorotor ® order in Turkey. A modular add-on to any existing calciner, the Pyrorotor allows very high thermal substitution rates (TSR) with almost no pre-processing of even the lowest-quality alternative fuels, according to the company. KÇS Kipaş Çimento AŞ awarded the supply and engineering contract to Humboldt Wedag GmbH for the installation of ...