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Gaining ground in Gabon

28 January 2020, Published under Cement News

As Gabon restructures its economy, local cement producers seek to consolidate their position in the domestic market. CIMAF Gabon is investing significantly to increase its presence through the expansion of its existing grinding plant in Owendo and the construction of a new clinker unit. By Salim Kaddouri, CIMAF, Gabon. CIMAF’s grinding plant near Libreville, Gabon, is undergoing a US$15.1m expansion project With a population of around 1.8m people, Gabon’s cement market is modest...

The next 50 years at San Luis

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

To meet Argentina’s growing need for sustainably-produced cement, Cementos Avellaneda is expanding its San Luis cement plant in La Calera with a new 2000tpd clinker line. With 1Mta of cement capacity, the project is aimed at better serving the company’s markets while improving the plant’s competitiveness and environmental performance. By Luis Montilla, Cementos Avellaneda, Argentina. A primary jaw crusher and two secondary cone crushers (pictured) crush the raw material A joint ...

Orient Cement announces expansion plans

06 June 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Orient Cement has announced plans to invest INR36bn (US$536.8m) over the next five years to expand its existing production capacity to 15Mta from 8Mta, with investments for the expansion to begin in FY20, according to Mint. The company has applied for environmental clearance to expand clinker and grinding capacity in Devapur, Telangana, and Chittapur, Karnataka, alongside plans to construct additional grinding capacity in the eastern market. The expansion plans are expected to be co...

Pakistan has eight brownfield cement projects underway

29 May 2018, Published under Cement News

The eight brownfield cement projects with a total capacity of 18.8Mta are at various stages of completion and scheduled to be commissioned between June 2019 and June 2020 at an estimated cost of over PKR159bn (US$1.37bn) in Pakistan, according to a research house report. So far, all the projects have completed, on average, at least 46 per cent of their construction. China-based Sinoma is currently building a 1.9Mta plant for Bestway Cement at a cost of PKR18.9bn and about 55 per cen...