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Turkey's cement industry requires US$30bn to meet net-zero targets

13 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Representatives for the sector are highlighting that the Turkish cement industry will need at least US$30bn in investments to reach the ambitious goal of net-zero carbon by 2053. According to Fatih Yücelik, the board chair of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÜRKÇİMENTO), the industry will need to make a further investment of US$2bn. This additional investment is to ensure compliance with the requirements of the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). This...

Medcem’s global expansion

11 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Medcem has invested in both its production facility and export capability with a view to expand its reach on a global scale. ICR chats to Mehmet Ali Ceylan, CEO, Medcem about the company’s plans to establish an international terminal network and what steps it is taking to decarbonise its operations. Mehmet Ali Ceylan, CEO of Medcem, speaks with ICR about the company’s plans to build an international terminal network while decarbonising its operations (© Medcem) ...

Doğu Anadolu Cement starts trading on Borsa Istanbul

21 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Having completed the public offering for Doğu Anadolu Cement, Turkey-based Limak Holding  reports that the company will begin trading on Borsa Istanbul on 22 February 2024. Approximately 3.3m investors applied to own the shares in the initial public offering (IPO) of Limak Doğu Anadolu Cement, which took place between 14-16 February. With the intense interest shown, demand reached 4.4 times the offering. The IPO was expected to raise more than TRY2.5bn (US$80.87m). Founded in 1986, th...

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...

Çimsa’s Mersin plant scoops Gold award

02 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Çimsa ’s Mersin plant has been awarded the Gold level certificate by the International Concrete Sustainability Council. The award recognises the plant’s compliance with international norms in terms of its resource utilisation and sustainability under the headings of management, environment, economy and social issues. Çimsa (part of Sabancı Holding ) has become one of just three plants in the Turkish cement industry to achieve this accolade.  “At Çimsa, we shape our operations by focus...

TITAN acquires pozzolana quarry

31 January 2024, Published under Cement News

TITAN Cement International (TCI) has acquired concession rights in Vezirhan Pozzolana Quarry, in East Marmara, Turkey. The acquisition will expand the portfolio of low-carbon cementitious products available to its customers.     This reinforces TITAN's 2026 growth strategy, which focusses on doubling the volume of green cements and expediting the market launch of new green products and cementitious solutions. The current acquisition follows the one of a participation in Aegean Pe...

Sinoma Overseas Development wins 28.2MW solar power project

18 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Sinoma Overseas Development (SODC) has clinched a deal to spearhead the inaugural phase of a 28.2MW solar power EPC project for Turkey's LIMAK Cement Group . This first phase of the project blankets four sites across three LIMAK factories, delivering a full spectrum of services from design and procurement to installation, civil engineering, and commissioning. This project opens a new chapter of SODC's robust partnership built on many successful practices of cooperation on projects of cem...

Turkish exports to Azerbaijan down 3% in 2023

16 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement exports to Azerbaijan declined by almost three per cent to US$50.9m in 2023, compared to the previous year, reports Azernews. According to Turkey’s Ministry of Trade, cement exports from Turkey to Azerbaijan advanced by 0.9 per cent to US$5.7m in December 2023, versus the same month in the previous year. Looking at 2023 as a whole, Turkey’s total cement exports were down 15.5 per cent YoY at US$4.6m, while December 2023 alone saw a 19.7 per cent decline YoY to US$353,00...

Taiwan Cement completes share agreement for Denizli Çimento

13 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp  has finalised its agreement with OYAK Çimento to acquire a further 20 per cent stake in Denizli Çimento ,Turkey. According to Reuters this will boost Taiwan Cement's share in the company to 60 per cent. The preliminiary Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the deal was signed in November this year. Reuters has assigned Denizli Çimento a total enterprise value of US$1.42bn. 

CTP Team selected to supply WHRS for Eskisehir cement plant

12 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Enerjisa Enerji and ÇIMSA ( Sabanci Group ) have selected CTP Team and CTN Group to implement a waste heat recovery system (WHRS) at the cement producer's  Eskisehir plant  in Turkey. Based on organic Rankine cycle technology, the turnkey solution features an AQC heat exchanger and a preheater heat exchanger, with a combined thermal power capacity of approximately 20,800kWt.  The WHRS is designed to produce an estimated 40,000MWh of energy annually, covering 25 per cent of the  Eskisehi...