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Saudi cement companies fined for price manipulation

14 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition (GAC) has fined 14 cement companies a total of SAR140m (US$37.33m) for price manipulation activities. Each company has been found guilty of trying to manipulate Saudi’s cement market with price increases, resulting in a SAR10m fine each. According to the Saudi Gazette, the GAC received numerous complaints that several cement producers were collaborating to raise cement prices and share the local market between themselves. After collecti...

Kant Cement relines its kilns

20 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Since June 2022 Kant Cement plant JSC ( United Cement Group (UCG)) in Kyrgyz Republic has been relining its rotary kiln used for cement production. Lining of this kiln will help reduce heat losses and improve the energy efficiency of the production in general.   The temperature difference in the kiln before and after lining is about 100˚C. The lining works were performed using RMAG-H2 bricks that boast improved wear resistance and longer service life. In addition, HALBOR-400 refrac...