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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...

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...