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Unye Cimento to open Romanian branch

23 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Unye Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret is to open a branch for the import, export and sale of bulk and bagged cement in Romania’s Black Sea town of Mangalia, the company said. The branch will take over the operations of the company’s Romanian unit Unye Cem SRL, Unye Cimento said in a bourse filing on Tuesday, without providing further details.

Energy savings for Çimko Cement

09 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Mobil SHC™Gear has helped Turkish cement producer Çimko Cement reduce energy consumption with its Mobil SHC Gear 320, therefore improving energy efficiency at the company's Narli works . Çimko Cement achieved the reductions both in energy consumption and in gearbox operating temperatures following a switch to the high performance gear oil, Mobil SHC™Gear said in a statement. As a result, Çimko Cement decided to use the high-performance Mobil SHC Gear in all elevator gearboxes and in the r...

Nuh Cimento subsidiary sells stake in electricity producer, Turkey

30 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Nuh Cimento announced that its Nuh Enerji Elektrik energy subsidiary has agreed to sell its 100 per cent stake in electricity producer Pamuk Elektrik to Haldiz Insaat Otomotiv, for a consideration of TRY8.2m (EUR 2.8m) The deal is subject to approval from Turkish energy market regulator EPDK and from the other related local authorities, according to a bourse statement by Nuh Cimento. The Turkish cement producer added that it would record a TRY16.6mn loss from the sale.

Gebr Pfeiffer wins hat-trick of orders from Bolu Cimento, Turkey

18 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Bolu Cimento Sanayii AS, a member of the OYAK Group, has ordered three vertical roller mills from Gebr Pfeiffer SE for a new production line in Kazan, Ankara. The cement producer already operates a grinding plant at the site which it is now expanding into a fully integrated facility. The mills are scheduled to be delivered to the customer in the summer of 2014, boosting the number of Pfeiffer mills installed at cement plants owned by the OYAK Group to eight. An MPS 4500 B with a drive powe...

Cimsa joins Cement Sustainability Initiative

13 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Cimsa has joined the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), making it the first Turkish company to join the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) programme. Mehmet Hacikamiloglu, general manager of the Turkish cement major, stated that the company is looking to lead the sector towards a sustainable future while growing profitably: He said: “We are carrying out our works by focusing on creating a difference in our sector with our experience of more than 40 years, broad ...

Turkey: Loesche to supply VRM to Göltas Cimento

07 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Göltas Cimento AS has ordered a Loesche Type LM 56.3+3 vertical roller mill (VRM) to increase cement grinding at its Isparta plant, which is 130km north of Antalya, Turkey. The compact new mill will operate with an output up to 230tph and can be built on a small footprint, allowing quick erection and no need for an extensive mill building. The new mill will join the previous two Loesche VRMs at the plant which are used for raw material and coal grinding. It will be producing at least thre...

KHD wins new cement grinding order in Turkey

29 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Batisöke Söke Çimento Sanayi TAS awarded KHD Humboldt Wedag a contract for engineering and delivery of equipment to increase its cement grinding capacity at its plant in western Turkey. The contract to install a new COMFLEX® grinding system will increase the capacity of cement grinding unit No 5, from 59tph to 195tph at 3300Blaine and save more than 12kWh/t energy. KHD’s scope includes the engineering and delivery of mechanical and electrical equipment, as well as advisory services during...

Russia: the rise of imported cement

11 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has launched a case against stevedoring companies and ports in the Rostov region for refusing the transfer of shipments from Turkey over the past few months, against a backdrop of increasing imports into parts of the country. The Russian competition watchdog initiated the case following a series of complaints against SK "Blue Wave", LLC " Don port", OAO " Rostov port ", OAO "Sailor" for refusing to handle Turkish deliveries since July o...

Construction of new Eskisehir plant begins, Turkey

10 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Kupeliler AS has started the construction of an integrated cement plant in the northwestern Turkish province of Eskisehir. The facility will have the capacity to produce 1.5Mta and 2Mta of clinker and cement, respectively, once operations begin in 2015, Dunya daily news reported. Kupeliler is financing the project with own funds, the company's board chairman Hasan Kupeli, told the news portal.

Adana Cement awarded Dupont Safety Performance Improvement award

09 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Adana Cement, a Turkish company with production facilities across the Mediterranean region and Cyprus, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 based on its impressive achievements in improving safety performance, according to DuPont. A key element in the Adana’s efforts to ensure a safe work environment has been its ongoing commitment to improving occupational health and safety standards in line with international best practices, DuPont said in a s...