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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...

Fosroc reaches agreement to acquire majority shareholding in Idea Kimya, Turkey

18 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Fosroc, the international construction chemicals group, said it has reached an agreement to acquire a "substantial majority shareholding" in Turkish cement additives company Idea Kimya, subject to regulatory approval. Commenting on the deal, Dr Andre Ladurelli, CEO of Fosroc, said:  “Our strategy is to continue achieving double-digit organic growth in existing businesses and enter new territories through the formation of new ventures as well as through acquisitions. The acquisition of Ide...

Medcem to invest in 3Mta works in north Colombia

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Medcem plans to built a 3Mta works in the north of Colombia, according to local press reports. The US$50m plant will be constructed in the Free Economic Zone of Puerto Brisa, near Dibulla in Guajira department. “The project represents an investment of US$50m over six years to supply the local industry in a part of Colombia where no cement factories exist,” El Economista quoted Víctor Covo, the project’s general manager as saying. The company is interested in produci...

Loesche LM 56.3+3 vertical roller mill for new Turkish cement plant

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Biberci Insaat has ordered a Loesche LM 56.3+3 clinker grinding VRM for a new cement plant in Konya, in the central Anatolia region of Turkey. The  company, which specialises in infrastructure works including road construction, water conduction lines, sewerage, natural gas, etc, is now venturing into the cement industry with this greenfield project.    The Loesche 56 3+3 mill will have a capacity to produce 200tph or OPC at 3800Blaine, with a gearbox capacity of 5400kW.  Delivery is ...

Limak Holdings eyes Mozambique entry

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Turkish conglomerate Limak Holding says it will invest US$150m in a 2Mta cement factory in Mozambique. Limak chairperson, Nihat Ozdemir, said his firm would create least 500 jobs during the first phase of the factory to be built in the Maputo port area. Limak has major interests in construction, cement, electricity and tourism in Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Albania and Macedonia.

Cameroon: Medcem plant to enter service in June

02 June 2015, Published under Cement News

The Medcem cement works, owned by Turkey-based Eren Holdings, is scheduled to come online in June, entering a market already supplied by Lafarge, Ciments d’Afrique and Dangote. The project was carried out in just under a year following the signing of an investment agreement between the country’s government and Abut Azsezikli, Medcem Global’s general manager, on 9 September 2014. Eren Holdings has invested around EUR24.4m in the new plant, which is located in the Douala port area of Cam...

EPC contract signed for new Limak cement works, Turkey

02 June 2015, Published under Cement News

China's Sinoma International Engineering Co signed a contract on Friday with Turkey's Limak Holding to build a US$155m cement factory in the capital Ankara. The factory will have a capacity to produce 5000ptd of cement, Limak officials said during a signing ceremony for the equipment, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. Construction is expected to take 20 months and Sinoma expects to complete it in the first quarter of 2017.