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Gebr Pfeiffer to supply VRM to Turkey

25 February 2013, Published under Cement News

CATIC Co Ltd, headquartered in Beijing and acting as general contractor for a new cement production line in Turkey, has ordered an MPS 5000 B vertical roller mill for raw material grinding from Gebr Pfeiffer SE. The grinding plant will be set up at the greenfield 5000tpd cement production line in Sönmez situated near Adana. The MPS raw mill to be supplied will have a rated capacity of 470tph.   Apart from the supply of the key components for the grinding plant, the order includes the supply...

Opening ceremony held for new Lebap cement works, Turkmenistan

21 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Turkish company Polimeks Insaat Taahhüt ve San Tic AS has inaugurated its Lepab Cement Factory which is set to help meet growing domestic demand due to the construction boom in Turkmenistan. The opening ceremony, according to reports in the Turkish press, was held in the presence of  President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan and President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine. The cement works is located in the Turkmenabad region, close to the Uzbekistan and Afghanistan border. The facili...

Nuh Cimento appoints general manager, Turkey

31 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Hayrettin Sener, factory director of Turkey-based cement producer Nuh Cimento company, has been appointed General Manager as of 1 January 2013.

Sabanci Holdings on the cement acquisition trail, Turkey

23 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Turkish industrial group Sabanci Holdings is reportedly on the acquisition trail both at home and abroad as it seeks to double its capacity in five years. The group is currently active in the Turkish market through Akcansa (which is a joint venture with HeidelbergCement) and Cimsa with a combined domestic cement capacity of 13Mta. Speaking to Bloomberg, Mehmet Gocmen, head of Sabanci’s cement group said the company is planning growth through deals in Turkey and nearby countries as Turk...

Askale Cimento orders first vertical roller mill

22 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Askale Cimento Sanayii TAS is currently building a new 4000tpd clinker production line in Gümüshane, located about 100km south of Trabzon near the Black Sea, Turkey.  Ankara-based Sintek Mining Machinery Industry Construction is handling the entire project execution and on-site coordination of the project. Two Loesche vertical roller mills will grind raw materials and coal while more recently, the German company signed the contract for the supply of one LM 56.3+3 mill to grind cement with...

ABB wins order for new Turkish cement plant

16 October 2012, Published under Cement News

ABB has received an order to provide electrification, automation and drive solutions for Medcem’s greenfield cement plant project in Turkey. The contract was awarded in July 2012. The new plant will be located in Mersin, on the Mediterranean coast. With an estimated 10,000tpd of clinker, it will have the largest production capacity in Turkey. Production start-up is planned for March 2014. ABB’s scope of supply for the greenfield project includes its state-of-the-art control System 800x...

Oyak Cement to sell stake in Aslan Cemento, Turkey

10 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Military-run business conglomerate Oyak Cement announced on Friday it had applied to the Central Registry Agency to sell an almost 10 per cent stake in subsidiary Aslan Cemento. Oyak owns a 96.85 per cent stake in Aslan and in the announcement it said it would sell 7.18 million units of stake out of a total 70.7 million it holds on the Istanbul Stock Exchange. (Source: Reuters)

Turkish investors apply to build Sinai cement plant, Egypt

06 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Turkish investors have applied to build a cement plant in the Sinai region of Egypt, after Egyptian authorities issued legislation on developing the peninsula, according to reports by Bloomberg citing local newspaper Al Masry Al Youm. The Turkish companies are reported to have filed a land request for the project, the daily reported citing General Ismail Al Nagdy who heads Egypt’s General Authority for Industrial Development.

Iberian impairments push Cimpor into a loss

31 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Cimpor’s first half turnover declined by 5.5 per cent to €1086.8m, as the deterioration in Spain, Portugal and China could not be compensated for by improvements elsewhere. EBITDA was down by 15.3 per cent to €267.4m. The deterioration on the Iberian peninsula led to provisions of €270m being taken in respect of the Spanish assets and a further €20m against the downstream assets in Portugal, giving a total value adjustment charge of €407.2m compared with €117m. This led to a trading loss ...

The US recovery is the one bright spot for Titan

30 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Titan’s first half turnover declined by 1.6 per cent to €547.9m and the EBITDA fell by 21.3 per cent to €112.1m, as the cement producer is caught amid a continued downturn it its domestic market of Greece and US operations prove to be its only bright spot. Titan’s trading profit fell 39.5 per cent to €50.5m, but the net financial charge dropped by 54.9 per cent to €20.5m, reducing the fall in the pre-tax profit to 21.8 per cent to €29.5m. The net attributable profit emerged 65.3 per cent l...