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The Mediterranean and beyond

25 May 2016, Published under Cement News

The Mediterranean has always played a vital role in the world economy and international trade. In recent years its bordering countries have been affected by turmoil caused by various factors: the economic crisis, a fall in oil prices, increasing migration and Islamisation, political instability and wars. This uncertainty has affected construction investment and regional cement demand. For Mediterranean cement producers this has meant a need to find new markets and look beyond the usual horiz...

Turkey – Adana Cement to expand white cement milling

20 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Adana Cement, part of Turkey’s OYAK Group, has placed an order with Loesche for a vertical roller mill to expand its white cement milling capacity by 200tph. The LM 46.4 mill has a transmission power of 2750kW and grinds material to a fineness of eight per cent R90 μm. The mill is expected to become operational in 4Q16. Adana Cement has an installed capacity of over 4Mta and produces both white and grey cement for export to Europe and Asia.

Turkey: Aumund to supply Çimsa Cimento

30 March 2016, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Çimsa Cimento ordered 24 Aumund machines for the mill at Çimsa, including 18 deep drawn pan conveyors, five bucket elevators with central chain and a pivoting pan conveyor. All AUMUND machines will be used for transporting clinker. The deep drawn pan conveyors have a pan width from 600 to 1400mm and axis-centre distances between 17 and 139m. They have a conveying capacity from 106 to 548tph. The five bucket elevators with central chain have axis-centre distances from 26 to 42m a...

FCT awarded new contract in Turkey

10 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Baticim Bati Anadolu CImento Sanayii has placed an order with FCT Combustion for a burning system firing petcoke, fuel oil and alternative solid fuels at the Turkish cement producers plant in Izmir. FCT's presence in Turkey dates back to 1999 with the local manufacturing of its burners by a certified manufacturing partner in Istanbul.

Sabanci net profit up 7.6% in 2015

01 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Turkish conglomerate Sabanci Holding posted a net profit of TRL2.236bn (US$750m) in 2015, up 7.6 per cent from a year earlier, it said in a filing to the Istanbul stock exchange on Monday. The holding's sales rose 10 per cent to TRL30bn in the same period. The company further said it is looking to hold an initial public offering of its energy company and a secondary float of shares in its retail unit. The timing of the offerings is still uncertain due to market conditions, CEO, Zafer Kurtu...

Votorantim selects Loesche VRM for Turkish project

17 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Tianjin Cement Industry Design & Research Institute (TCIDRI) has placed an order for a Loesche LM 48.4 vertical roller mill (VRM) for the 'Sivas 2 RM' project by Votorantim Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS in Turkey. The mill for the grinding of raw material will be designed with a capacity of 420tph and the material ground to a fineness of 14 per cent R90µm. The gearbox has a power output of 2860kW. Also included in the scope of supply is engineering for the cyclone separators. The lead time ...

Limak plans EUR1bn Africa spending spree

18 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Turkey's Limak Cement is currently in talks to acquire African cement operations to the value of EUR1bn, according to senior executive quoted by Reuters. While there was no certainty that the deal would go ahead, the Turkish cement producer has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement relating to the acquisition from an international cement company. "A global cement firm is considering selling its facilities in three African countries... We are seriously interested and have signed a c...

Loesche mill series for Batisöke project in Turkey

16 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Batisöke Söke Cimento Sanayii has ordered an entire line of vertical roller mills (VRM) from Loesche as part of a new kiln line project at the Söke cement plant in Turkey. For raw material grinding, a Loesche LM 56.4 has been ordered with a capacity of 500tph and a product fineness of 12 per cent R at 90μm. The gearbox of this mill has a power of 3400kW. Magnetic separators, metal detectors, refined parts for the mill fan and the engineering of the cyclone are also included in the scope o...

Recent orders for Gebr Pfeiffer in Germany

10 December 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has placed orders for two new Gebr Pfeiffer MBS mills to subsitute older mills at the Burglengenfeld works, in Germany. As part of the modernisation of the kiln line, the four MPS vertical roller mills installed at Burglengenfeld works in Germany will be replaced after 40 years of good operation.  HeidelbergCement AG opted for two MPS 4250 B roller mills. Each mill is designed to achieve a capacity of 200tph of cement raw material ground to a fineness of 12 per cent R90 µ...

KHD wins new order from OYAK Aslan Cimento, Turkey

05 October 2015, Published under Cement News

OYAK Aslan Cimento Sanayii TAS, awarded KHD Humboldt Wedag a contract for engineering and delivery of equipment to upgrade its cement grinding line. OYAK’s seventh KHD roller press will be installed at its plant in Darica-Kocaeli, Turkey. The contract to install a new COMFLEX® grinding system will increase the capacity of cement grinding Unit #1 by more than 100 per cent and save approximately 20 per cent energy, KHD said in a statement. KHD’s scope includes the engineering and delivery of...