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Çimko Çimento contracts FLSmidth for grey-to-white line conversion

03 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Çimko Çimento has contracted FLSmidth to deliver a grey-to-white cement line conversion at its existing production line near Adiyaman in southeast Turkey. The project includes the supply of product engineering and equipment, such as the FLSmidth DUOFLEX TM burner, a rotary cooler and an OK TM raw mill. Work will start later this year and is expected to be completed in early 2022. Once commissioned, the upgraded line will allow the producer to expand its product range and enter ...

The TCMB changes its identity to TURKCIMENTO

20 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB) has a new identity and logo. In future, the organisation will be known under the name of T ÜRKÇİMENTO , representing a total of 66 plants and also being an international representative of the Turkish cement industry.   Promoting the change of its identity and logo at the launch meeting held on 18 December 2020, the association shared its vision of the future  as T ÜRKÇİMENTO with the public .  As  T ÜRKÇİMENTO we say that: "We a...

Turkey cement exports reach US$1bn in 2020

21 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey has exported nearly US$1bn of cement in 2020, amounting to 30Mt, according to Tamer Saka, the chairman of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association (TCMB). "The [Turkish cement] industry is ranked first in Europe and sixth in the world in terms of both production capacity and sales," said Mr Saka.  "The sector has been selling cement to important big projects in the US and they prefer Turkey because both price, quality, and service differentiate us from others," he said. ...

FLSmidth on the way to deliver 86% fuel substitution for Bursa Çimento

11 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Bursa Çimento's new clinker line from FLSmidth will harvest significant sustainability and productivity gains. The order includes, among other equipment, FLSmidth's HOTDISC combustion device, which will help increase the alternative substitution rate to 86 per cent, the highest in Turkey.     Situated in northwestern Turkey, work at Bursa's site is under way with production from the new line set to start at the end of 2022. "The modernisation of our Bursa site is a strategic investment...

Turkish cement exports to Turkmenistan rise by 79% in 9M20

01 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement exports from Turkey to Turkmenistan increased by 79.1 per cent from January through September 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, amounting to US$14.8m, the Turkish Trade Ministry reported. In September 2020 cement exports from Turkey to Turkmenistan fell by 1.6 per cent compared to September 2019 and amounted to US$1.4m. In the same month,  Turkey exported US$344.6m worth of cement to world markets, which is 13.4 per cent more than in the same month of 2019. Over the...

Titan Group reports revenues of EUR1202m in 9M20

12 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Titan Group announced its consolidated revenue totalled EUR1202.4m for the 9M20, a marginal decline of 0.5 per cent when compared with the revenue in the 9M19. Operating profitability (EBITDA) in January-September 2020 rose by 10.1 per cent to EUR229.4m. Net profit after taxes and minorities in the 9M20 was EUR58m compared to EUR45.2m in 9M19. In the 3Q20 Titan Group’s revenue fell by 1.7 per cent compared to the 3Q19 at EUR416m, while group EBITDA in the 3Q20 grew by 7.4 per cent to EUR9...

US claims 18% of Turkey's cement exports in the 9M20

03 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The USA represented an 18 per cent share of Turkish cement exports during the first nine months of the year, the largest share amongst the export destinations, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat). In total, Turkey exported US$118.3bn worth of goods during the period in question. Around TRY7.7bn (US$923m) of this was made by the cement industry. In the January-September period, the value of cement exports to the US reached US$164m, followed by Israel (US$103.7m) an...

TCMB appoints new CEO

15 October 2020, Published under Cement News

As of 13 October 2020, Volkan Bozay was appointed CEO of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB). He succeeds Ismail Bulut, who will continue his activities as an advisor to the chairman of the Board of Directors, having made major contributions to the TÇMB 's strategic work areas during his tenure as CEO. Dr Tamer Saka, chairman of the Board of TÇMB , made the following statement: "We would like to extend our gratitude to Mr İsmail Bulut for his valuable c ontributions and...

Sabanci to restructure white cement business

01 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey's Sabanci Holding has announced that it will be restructuring its white cement business unit by merging its financial power and the operational capability of its Çimsa subsidiary, according to a statement. As such, it is planning to incorporate a company in the Netherlands, Cimsa Sabanci Cement BV (CSC BV), in which Sabancı will hold 60 per cent of the total equity shares while the remaining 40 per cent will be held by Çimsa. It will then sell the shares of Çimsa's international wh...

CIMSA selects Dal Teknik Makina for cyclone modification

23 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Dal Teknik Makina (Dal Engineering Group) has won an order to modify CIMSA's Mersin No 1 kiln line by upgrading the first and second stage cyclones for both strings. The main work to be carried out includes installation of new first- and second-stage cyclones and riser ducts, modification of downcomer ducts, dip tubes, pendulum flaps, meal pipes, plash boxes, manholes and poke holes, measuring points, dismantling and refractory procurement, demolition and installation.  These changes wil...