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Çimsa joins Oficemen

16 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Çimsa has joined the Spanish cement manufacturers association, Oficemen. The Turkish company has recently started its production activity in Spain, after the acquisition of the white cement factory in Buñol, Valencia, from the Mexican group Cemex. With a production capacity of nearly 0.6Mta, the Buñol plant is among the most technologically advanced in Europe. "With the integration of the Buñol factory into our production and distribution networks, we will increase our white cement p...

White cement: beyond colour

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The white cement market is no longer seen as simply a niche market solely dependent on the colour of the product for sales. Recent megatrends have been a key driver for leading white cement producer, Cementir Holding NV, to develop new and more sustainable products in premix, dry-mix, precast and ultra-high performance concrete. ICR looks to the future of white cement products and new applications with Michele Di Marino, Cementir’s chief sales, marketing and commercial development officer. ...

Atom Cement launched in Russia

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Atomstroykompleks has launched its Atom Cement plant in Sysert, Sverdlovsk region, which has been designed with 550,000tpa of white cement capacity. The project represents an investment of RUB4.5bn (US$61.46m) and is expected to reduce the price of white cement in the region by up to 30 per cent.

Cemix plant holds opening ceremony with President Putin in attendance

18 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Lasselsberger Group recently held the opening ceremony for its Cemix greenfield   700tpd white cement production line in Russia. Sinoma-Tianjn Cement Industry Design & Research Institute (TCDRI) carried out the project on an EPC basis.   Russian President Putin attended the opening ceremony. The Austrian Prime Minister sent a congratulatory video message. President Putin gave a speech, fully affirming the technological advancement of the white cement production line based on the BIM pl...

JK White Cement installs plant in Kenya

22 July 2021, Published under Cement News

JK White Cement has installed a cement plant in Athi River, Kenya, to manufacture white cement, wall putty, plasters and tile adhesives. The company had been importing the product from the UAE in partnership with Plascon, but the local plant should offer it a competitive edge in the market. The unit launched operations in May and is reportedly part of plans to expand into regional African markets through Kenya and South Africa. While its plans to move into South Africa were delayed due t...

Cemex completes Buñol cement plant sale

12 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that it has successfully closed the previously announced sale of its white cement business, including its Buñol cement plant in Spain, to Çimsa Çimento Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS, for a total consideration of approximately US$155m. Cemex will retain its white cement assets, business activities and investments in Mexico and the United States, as these are not part of the announced divestment. Proceeds from this divestment will be used primarily to fund the company’s bolt-o...

Sinoma Construction to supply 2000tpd white cement line for Biskria Cement

05 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma Construction Algeria has signed a contract with Biskria Cement for a 2000tpd white cement project, including site installation and civil construction service contract. Rong Yakun, assistant general manager of the company and general manager of the Algerian company, and Mr. HOGGUI Mohamed Laid, chairman of Biskria Cement Company, signed the contract on behalf of both parties. The project is located in the Branis area. The scope of the project is to transform the original grey cem...

Lasselsberger Group's 700tpd white cement plant nears commercial start-up

28 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Lasselsberger group of Austria is preparing to launch a new 700tpd of white cement plant in the Abzelilovsky district of Bashkiria, Russia. It is the second white cement plant in Bashkiria.   The Cemix plant under construction in Bashkiria will start producing its main product in May 2021. In addition to white cement, the company will produce coloured paving slabs and façade tiles. The facility is currently undergoing commissioning. According to the director of the company Ilya Dvor...

JK White Cement’s journey of continual improvement

06 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Producing white clinker and white cement requires the right raw materials, proper homogenisation, the right fuel and optimal plant process conditions. The JK White Cement plant in Gotan, India, is committed to maintaining stringent quality parameters batch after batch thanks to its journey of continual improvement. By Niranjan Mishra, JK White Cement, India. JK White Cement plant, Gotan, India JK White Cement, a division of JK Cement Ltd, enjoys a presence in India and is the co...

HeidelbergCement announces EUR400m investment in French sites

19 November 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary, Ciments Calcia has presented the draft terms of a large-scale investment and reorganisation programme for several of its sites in France. The programme comprises investments of around EUR400m, of which nearly EUR300m is earmarked for the Airvault plant alone. Elsewhere, the company will convert its facility in Gargenville, Yvelines, into a modern grinding unit and shut down the kiln system and quarry operations. This adjustment is expected to enhance the ...