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New white cement plant for Tanzania

23 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Tanzania has started white cement production at a 200tpd cement plant in Mkuranga District, Coast Region. The new plant is owned by Fortune Cement Co Ltd. The construction of the factory is expected to not only create job opportunities and bring in foreign exchange earnings but will also significantly contribute to the local economy. At present more than 50 per cent of the raw materials required for production are sourced locally in Tanzania. Dolomite and gypsum are locally available, but...

Cementir Group launches D-Carb® for white cement

26 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Cementir has launched a new Aalborg White Cement with a lower carbon footprint, D-Carb ® , which presents a 15 per cent reduction in CO 2 emissions when compared with CEM I 52.5R. D-Carb ® is the first white cement in the market to match a lower-carbon footprint with high performances at early ages, claims Cementir. It is available in European markets before being launched globally. "We are thrilled to introduce D-Carb ® , our new umbrella brand for lower carbon cements, as part of Ce...

Grey to white in Algeria

20 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Retrofitting cement plants can give provide a new lease of life, as shown by the conversion of grey to white cement production at Biskria Cement Co, Algeria. CBMI was awarded the contract and explains some of the key elements of this conversion project. By CBMI Construction Co Ltd, China. While Biskria Cement Co, Algeria, will retain its 6000tpd grey line, CBMI converted the cement plant’s 3000tpd Line 2 to produce 2000tpd of white cement (© CBMI) Until recently, Biskria Ceme...

Sinai White Portland Cement to open first cement terminal at Arish

04 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Transcargo International (TCI), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports Group, has signed an agreement with Sinai White Portland Cement to build and operate the first bulk cement silo terminal at Arish port in North Sinai, Egypt, to boost exports. According to Mist News, the terminal will have a total capacity of at least 200,000tpa and will include six cement silos with a capacity of 10,000t each, four silos to store grey cement and two for white cement. “This project aligns with our commitme...

White cement anti-dumping duties issued in South Korea

27 September 2023, Published under Cement News

South Korea is to impose anti-dumping duties on white Portland cement imported from Egypt, said the industry ministry. Following a preliminary examination, the Korea Trade Commission (KTC) recommended  the Ministry of Finance to levy provisional duties of 72.23 per cent on Egyptian white cement imports to protect the local cement industry while it carries out an additional probe. The probe came as domestic cement producer Union Corp filed a complaint in March against Egypt's Royal El M...

Dyckerhoff launches Blue Star white cement

26 June 2023, Published under Cement News

As it launches Dyckerhoff Weiss Blue Star, a white pozzolan cement, Dyckerhoff ( Buzzi SpA Group ) is reducing CO 2  emissions for its white cement.  It is now a question of transferring white cement to a CO 2 -efficient future.  Possible substitutes for the clinker come from the areas of natural and artificial pozzolan. Unfired limestone can also be a useful substitute, depending on the application. Limestone powders are physically-processed mineral additives that ha...

Asian Paints enters JV for new white cement plant

25 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Asian Paints is joining forces with Riddhi Siddhi Crusher & Land Transport, based in Fujairah, and Associated Soap Stone Distributing Co Pvt Ltd (ASSD) to set up a white cement and clinker plant in Fujairah, UAE. The joint venture will be a 60:40 partnership between Asian Paints and Riddhi Siddhi & ASSD, according to Coatings World. The initial capacity of the new facility will be 265,000tpa with additional grinding units to be set up in India as well. The JV involves an overall investment o...

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire launch Bélier Blanc

13 October 2022, Published under Cement News

The General Management of LafargeHolcim Côte d'Ivoire proceeded on 6 October 2022 to an official launch ceremony of its latest product ‘Bélier Blanc’, the first white cement produced in west Africa. The event was held at its plant in the presence of the Deputy Director of Cabinet of the Minister of Commerce, Industry and SME Promotion, and several state authorities. LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire ( Holcim ) Bélier Blanc's development required an investment of more than XOF1bn (US$1.48m)...

Cuba’s government approves retail prices for cement

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The Cuban government approved retail prices for white and grey cement  in bulk and 42.5kg bags. Grey cement costs CUP79 (US$3.24)/bag while the price for a tonne of bulk cement is CUP1500. White cement costs CUP183/bag while the price for bulk cement is at CUP4000/t. At present, production by the country's cement plants does not cover domestic demand.

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...