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Russian White

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

As Russia’s sole domestic supplier of white cement, LafargeHolcim’s Shurovo plant plays a key part in the country’s cement market. The white cement works has seen continued capital investment over the years and aims to produce its product in a sustainable manner. By Atrur Buzyurov, LafargeHolcim Russia. LafargeHolcim operates a 0.09Mta white cement line at Shurovo, Russia LafargeHolcim’s Shurovo cement plant is one of the oldest in the Russian cement industry. The plant was foun...

New owners for El Minya Cement

17 September 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported that Helwan Cement's 1Mta white cement plant in Egypt's Minya governate is being sold to Emaar Industries Co of UAE, subject to regulatory approval. The transaction will take place following the demerger of the plant from Helwan Cement, which also operates 4.1.Mta of grey cement capacity. Entered into production in 1991, the plant produces two types of white cement – CEM I 52.5 and CEM II B-L 42.5N. Dubai-based Emaar Industries & Investments will be new to the E...

New owners for El Minya white cement

14 September 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported that Helwan Cement's 1Mta white cement plant in Egypt's Minya governate is being sold to Emaar Industries Co of UAE, subject to regulatory approval. The transaction will take place following the demerger of the plant from Helwan Cement, which also operates 4.1.Mta of grey cement capacity. Entered into production in 1991, the plant produces two types of white cement – CEM I 52.5 and CEM II B-L 42.5N. Dubai-based Emaar Industries & Investments will be new to the E...

CEM-blanc is launched by Chryso subsidiary in South Africa

23 August 2018, Published under Cement News

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has launched 'abe CEM-blanc', a new economical white cement which is being made available to the South African retail market.  Elrene Smuts, communications manager for the Chryso Group, says abe CEM-blanc is a general-purpose white Portland cement that provides superior early-strength with added aesthetic and decorative opportunities offered by its colour tone, high strength and durability. Smuts says a.b.e.'s new imported product is compatible with a wide ra...

As white as white

20 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Producing white clinker and cement requires the right raw materials and mix, the right fuel and optimal plant process conditions. JK Cement Works Fujairah explains what action it takes to keep its white clinker and cement at the highest possible standard. By Subhash Kumar Jain, JK Cement Works Fujairah (JKCWF), UAE. JKCWF is the world’s first dual-process technology cement plant capable of producing white cement and grey cement through the same kiln JKCWF, a subsidiary of JK ...

Government of Himachal Pradesh to approve white cement mining lease

08 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The government of Himachal Pradesh is to approve a mining lease for the set-up of a white cement plant. FCI Aravali Gypsum and Minerals India Ltd (FAGMIL), a central public sector undertaking (CPSU) under the administrative control of the Department of Fertilisers of India’s Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers,  has received a Letter of Intent (LoI) from the Himachal Pradesh government for the granting of the lease. To be built on a 108ha plot, the new white cement plant is expected to ...

Cementir bets on US for 2018-20 revenue targets

29 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementir will seek long-term value creation by doubling earnings per share by 2020 compared to 2017, announced Francesco Caltagirone, chairman and CEO of the Italian cement producer this week at the company's investor conference in Milan' According to the group's ambitious 2018-2020 business plan, the company is targeting revenues and EBITDA of EUR1.34bn and EUR270m, respectively, by 2020, while net debt is forecast to fall to EUR50m at the end of the period.

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US Cement receives key permit for white cement plant

19 June 2018, Published under Cement News

US Cement LLC has received a draft air permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a white cement plant near the town of Brady. Groundbreaking for the 0.5Mta facility, which sits on a limestone deposit of 80Mt, is scheduled for the first half of 2019. Part of Royal White Cement, US Cement expects to invest more than US$200m in the plant, incorporating the latest production technology and environmental control systems. Some 300 workers will be needed during the construct...

HeidelbergCement to sell to stake in Lehigh White Cement Co

15 February 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement announces that its subsidiary Lehigh Cement Company LLC has signed an agreement to sell its 51 per cent position in Lehigh White Cement Company to the minority shareholders Aalborg Cement Company Inc and Cemex Inc. The enterprise value of the transaction amounts to about US$140m. Closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected during the first quarter 2018. “As a niche product with small volumes, the standalone production of white cement does...

Uzbekistan plans to produce 9.2Mt in 2018

19 December 2017, Published under Cement News

The government of Uzbekistan has approved a balance of production and consumption of cement for 2018. The country plans to produce 9.198Mt of cement in 2018, with Uzstroymateriali to produce 7.775Mt. Almalyk Mining and Metallurgy Combine’s output is expected to reach 998,000t and other companies some 425,000t. The forecast domestic consumption will surpass 9.534Mt, which will include 370,000t of imports, according to the government resolution “On production and consumption of cement i...