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Nepal: cement and clinker imports hit US$154m

28 September 2016, Published under Cement News

The value of clinker and cement imports to Nepal in FY16 amounted to NPR16.4bn (US$155m), Republica reports. The country imported clinker worth NPR9.84bn in FY16, up by 17 per cent on the previous year. In the same period, imports of finished cement reached PKR6.54bn. Dhurba Thapa, president of Nepal Cement Manufacturers Association (NCMA), stated that rising clinker imports were a sign of the country’s increasing productive capacity: "As production of cement is increasing, it is only ...

Tanzania: Tanga Cement to double clinker capacity

31 May 2016, Published under Cement News

The Tanga Cement Company Limited (TCCL) has announced plans to raise output to 1.2Mt once the new kiln line is operational at its plant in northeastern Tanzania, East African Business Week reports. Construction of the new kiln is to begin shortly and will raise capacity at the Tanga plant from its current level of 0.5Mta. Grinding capacity is already thought to be 1.2Mta, meaning that the plant has had to rely on clinker imports in the past. Speaking at its annual general meeting, Chai...

Ghana to expand Tema harbour terminal

30 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Ghana’s government is expected to soon embark on a terminal expansion project at Tema harbour to enable the bulk intake of clinker for cement producers. The US$122m project is scheduled for completion in 4Q15 and should provide Ghacem with the necessary space to accept delivery of raw materials. Amandi Construction is expected to carry out the project, which will cover an area of 400x50m, sufficient to create the room for cargo ships delivering clinker to berth at the port and providing a...