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Turkey sees 24% in exports in 4M21

12 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement export values increased by 23.5 per cent to US$1.41bn in the January-April 2021 period when compared to the equivalent period in 2020, according to the Turkish Ministry of Trade. Exports to Georgia were up 2.3 per cent to US$13.1m in the four-month period. In April 2021 Turkey exported cement with a value over US$402.5m to global markets, representing an advance of 74 per cent YoY.

Dal Machinery & Design completes Konya kiln shell order

16 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Dal Machinery & Design ( Dal Engineering group) was awarded a project for the manufacturing and installation of a kiln shell for VICAT Group's Konya Cement plant, Turkey. The kiln shell was manufactured with a diameter of 4.136mm. Delivery and installation works were made during the month of April of 2021.

Advanced grinding technology to reduce CO2

08 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark considers the role of grinding technology in reducing clinker content but retaining the cement strength class. The first industrial installation of a polysius® booster mill was at Bursa Cimento, Turkey In the last two Technical Forum articles, we have seen the imperative and challenge to reduce emissions associated with cement manufacture and that the major cement companies recognise this imperative and intend to rise to the challenge. To date the most effect...

Titan Group records increased 1Q volumes in the US and Greece

14 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan's 1Q21 regional results saw strong volume growth in the US, particularly in the Mid-Atlantic region, while the domestic market of Greece also had encouraging results with cement sales increasing on 1Q20. Solid price trends in the US testified to the pent-up demand and a more confident restarting of activity that reflects the economy's robust growth. Demand was stable in Florida, with divergent trends depending on geographies, while even a slow recovery was witnessed in New York, whi...

TürkCimento’s DigitalCem discusses the way to a net zero emission future

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

TürkCimento, the Turkish cement association, hosted Digitalcem from 20-21 April 2021 and covered discussions in decarbonisation in its opening session and the current state of the cement sector’s path towards net zero emissions by 2050. Koen Coppenholle, C EMBUREAU CEO, outlined the EU cement sector carbon neutrality roadmap. He advocated that the cement sector should be proud that cement is an enabler of the Green Deal. Cement will allow the construction of green wind energy and transport...

A change in direction for Taiwanese cement producers

01 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan's cement sector saw tremendous growth in 2020, after the country acted rapidly and very successfully to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Cement consumption rose from 9.48Mt in 2019 to 10.07Mt in 2020, a rise of 6.2 per cent, according to data released by the Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association. Cement consumption previously exceeded 10Mt in 2015, when it peaked at 10.6Mt. It fell to 8.88Mt in 2017 before recovering to its current level, and in 2021 it is forecast to reach 10.36Mt,...

Ukrcement protests against FTA with Turkey

31 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Ukrcement wants to exclude the Urainian cement sector from the agreement on a free trade zone (FTA) with Turkey as cement is a commodity item that can be fully provided by domestic manufacturers. "The signing of an agreement on a free trade zone with Turkey for the cement industry poses a serious threat," said  Pavlo Kachur, head of the Ukrcement association. "We have transferred our position to the Ministry of Economy and the trade representative of Ukraine." Ukrecement is concer...

Titan Cement Group records FY20 revenue of EUR1607m

23 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement Group delivered strong results in 2020, despite the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Group consolidated revenue reached EUR1607m and was stable compared to the previous year. EBITDA posted a solid increase of 7.1 per cent to EUR286.2m . This was the highest EBITDA recorded since 2010. Net profit after taxes and minorities dropped to EUR1.5m (EUR50.9m in 2019) as a result of significant non-cash charges taken representing the full write-off of the EUR46.6m goodwil...

Cementir sees strong regional sales in Turkey

11 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding’s consolidated results for 2020 saw a surge in Turkish local cement demand and exports. This saw an increase in revenues of 53 per cent in local currency and a rise of 39 per cent in overall clinker and cement sales volumes.  Turkish sales volumes in the domestic market grew by 27 per cent. Exports of cement and clinker more than doubled with new markets of Africa and the Middle East. Ready-mix concrete volumes rose by 47 per cent compared to 2019. Overall revenue totalled ...

NIR online analysis for finish mill applications

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Nuh Çimento’s SpectraFlow near-infrared online analyser improves quality control at the Hereke cement plant in Turkey While near-infrared (NIR) analysis is an established technology for the analysis of raw materials and raw meal in the cement plant, it is now being used as an online analysis system for SO 3 and clinker phases at Nuh Çimento’s finish mill in Hereke, Turkey. By Ismail Dogan and Orhan Karadeniz, Nuh Çimento, Turkey, and Petra Mühlen, SpectraFlow Analytics Ltd, Swi...