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CTP Team proceeds with Medcem project

23 May 2023, Published under Cement News

CTP Team engineers are currently working at the Medcem cement plant in Turkey.   While the concrete works are proceeding on the AQC (quenching) boiler for the waste heat recovery system, the process fabric filter on the coal mill is under erection. In addition, the process fabric filter on kiln and raw mill are ready for the installation of the SWAP cleaning system. All site works are carried out in parallel with the construction of the new cement line. The project includes the insta...

Can CBAM create a level playing field for CO2 emissions?

19 May 2023, Published under Cement News

This week, Eurostat released the EU cement industry statistics for 2022. There has been little change from 2021 when EU27 imports of cement and clinker totalled around 9.5Mt, but in 2022 imports rose above 10Mt for the first time. It is a rising trend that has continued to evolve since pre-2016, when clinker and cement imports to the EU27 totalled less than 2.5Mt. Meanwhile, cement and clinker exports from the EU27 have slumped from nearly 25Mt in 2016 to around 13Mt in 2022 with the UK and ...

Sintek's growth and vision

09 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Sintek Group continues to build on its strength both at home and overseas in the areas of project development, turnkey engineering, logistics and R&D. Onur Atakay, founder partner of the group, speaks to ICR about the company’s international growth markets and its vision to support the cement industry’s vital decarbonisation strategies. By ICR Research, UK. Onur Atakay, founder partner of the Sintek Group, Turkey ICR: The cement sector knows Sintek as a company ope...

Cementir reports significant revenue increases in Europe in 2022

13 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Cementir's regional results showed significant revenue increases in Turkey, Europe, US and Malaysian markets. However, cement sales were under pressure in most regions. Cementir ’s Danish sales revenues in 2022 reached EUR509.8m, up 23.2 per cent compared to EUR413.9m in 2021, due mainly to the rise in sales prices. Overall cement volumes decreased by six per cent compared to previous year. White cement exports declined by 29 per cent. Ready-mixed concrete volumes in Denmark fell by five...

Akçansa Çimento reports increase in revenue and profit

21 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Akçansa Çimento has announced revenue of TRY8.9bn (US$471.7m) in 2022, compared to TRY2.87bn in the previous year. Net profit over the same timeframe has risen from TRY303.6m to TRY1.52bn, according to Reuters.

Adoçim Çimento starts Turkish earthquake relief project

13 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement Group has responded to the earthquake catastrophe in Turkey by its Adoçim Çimento subsidiary being among the first to launch donation relief project. Relief goods, including food, clothing, and heaters, were shipped to the people of one of the most impacted areas, reaching them in less than 48h  after the earthquake. In addition, Adoçim Çimento has offered fuel and food supplies to the Rescue Team of Greece, who are continuing their heroic efforts in one of Turkey’s most su...

US production and consumption increased in 2022

08 February 2023, Published under Cement News

The US produced an estimated 95Mt of Portland and masonry cement in 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), up from 93Mt in the previous year.  Cement was produced at 96 plants in 34 states, along with two plants in Puerto Rico. Texas, Missouri, California and Florida were, in descending order, the four leading cement-producing states, accounting for approximately 43 per cent of US production. The US cement industry’s growth continues to be constrained by closed or idle p...

Ministry ready to act on cement and clinker price rises

16 January 2023, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Ministry of Commerce stated that measures will be taken in Ankara, Anatolia region, to prevent cement and clinker price increases and to relieve domestic supply. The following statements were made in the written statement made by the Ministry: “These products were added to the 'List of Goods for Exports' on 4 September 2021, in order to closely monitor the exports of cement and clinker, which are used extensively in the construction industry, primarily to meet the domestic dem...

Akcansa Cimento appoints new general manager

01 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Akçansa Cimento , a joint venture between Sabancı Holding and Heidelberg Materials , has appointed Vecih Yılmaz as its new general manager. Mr Yılmaz replaces Mehmet Zeki Kanadikirik, effective from 1 December 2022.  “As of today, we are experiencing a change of flag at Akçansa, which sets a model for its industry, inspires its stakeholders and puts the bright future of our country ahead of all its goals. Vecih Yılmaz, who has many years of experience in our group and has implemented ma...

Aumund supplies second kiln line at Medcem Madencilik

26 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Germany’s Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH is supplying 41 machines for a new kiln line at the Medcem Madencilik cement plant in Silifke in the Turkish province of Mersin. The Aumund supply package comprises six belt bucket elevators, two bucket elevators with central chain, four pan conveyors and 11 drag chain conveyors. The conveying capacities range from 50-900tph.The machines will be used for feeding material to the raw mill, the raw mill silo, the coal mill, the heat exchanger and the cem...