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Fauji Cement commissions Nizampur Line 3

28 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Co Ltd (FCCL) informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange that on 27 October it successfully commissioned the third production line at its existing plant in Kahi Village, Nizampur, Khyber Pakthunkhwa. The new line has a clinker production capacity of 6500tpd. The project will bring the total cement production capacity of FCCL to more than 8.4Mta, according to Company Secretary, Brig Abid Hussain Bhatti. The project was completed within planned time and budget.

Lucky Cement reports Pezu expansion on track

28 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd announced that the company’s 3.15Mt brownfield cement expansion at Pezu remains on track to be commissioning by December 2022. A 34MW solar power project is set to be commissioned at the site in the 2Q22-23. The company has also planned a 25.3MW solar power project it its Karachi plant, where it awaits permission from the State Bank of Pakistan to establish a letter of credit. Lucky Cement’s subsidiary in Najmat-Al-Samawah, Iraq, has switched to natural gas from furnace...

Pakistani producers to expand cement capacities

26 October 2022, Published under Cement News

In a cement sector update, MS Research has stated that four companies in Pakistan are expected to add extra capacity in FY22-23, lifting the current 70Mta of capacity by 11.7Mta by end March 2023. According to market sources and company announcements, Bestway Cement’ s (BWCL) greenfield expansion of 2.2Mta in Mianwali, Punjab, and Fauji Cement’ s (FCCL) 2Mta brownfield expansion in Nizampur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, have recently commenced trial operations. As both plants are located in the ...

JSW Cement announces 5Mta of new capacity

12 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Just hours after acquiring a 100 per cent stake in Springway Mining from India Cements , JSW Cement has announced plans to invest over INR32,000m (US$388.8m) in an integrated greenfield plant in Madhya Pradesh and a split grinding unit in Uttar Pradesh. According to The Hindu Business Line, the combined cement production capacity of the two units will be 5Mta. The plant in Madhya Pradesh will have a 2.5Mta clinker capacity, 2.5Mta grinding capacity, and a 15MW waste heat recovery syste...

UltraTech commissions 1.3Mta Dalla expansion

31 August 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd announced the commissioning of the 1.3Mta expansion to its Dalla Cement Works in Uttar Pradesh, India. As a result, the plant’s cement capacity is now 1.8Mta and the company’s total capacity in India is 115.85Mta.

Adbri provides Kwinana update

23 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Adbri Ltd reported that the upgrade of its Kwinana cement plant in Western Australia, originally budgeted at AUD199m (US$137.3m), is likely to see a 15 per cent hike in costs, taking into account inflationary and supply chain pressures. The upgrade is expected to consolidate most of the cement producer’s Western Australia’s operations at the plant and increase annual production capacity by 36 per cent to 1.5Mta. The company said the upgrade was ~25 per cent complete on 30 June 2022 wh...

Vietnam's Xuan Than Cement to commission Line 3 in October

10 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement producer Xuan Than Cement is expected to bring online its third line, with a cement capacity of 4.5Mta, at the end of October, according to local media. Upon completion, the production line will increase the company’s total capacity in Ha Nam province to 10Mta. The 2.3Mta Long Thanh project is also expected to be commissioned this year. It will add to an already-high cement supply in the 64Mta market.

GCC invests US$750m to expand Odessa capacity

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

GCC plans to invest US$750m to expand its production capacity at its plant in Odessa , Texas, USA. The project will increase cement production capacity by more than 1Mta and reduce the plant’s greenhouse gas intensity by 13 per cent, according to a statement sent to the Mexican Stock Exchange. "GCC will carry out the project at the Odessa plant because the US market is developing faster and represents savings in freight compared to the plant located in Chihuahua, Mexico," it said. The...

Pisco for Peru

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Caliza Cemento INKA is active in the Peruvian cement and concrete sector and has been supplying the country’s central region with cement since 2007. Now the company is looking forward to bringing its Pisco grinding plant online. ICR speaks with Carlos Choy, Caliza Cemento INKA’s CEO. At Cemento INKA’s Caliza plant, the kiln is currently out of action and the plant only operates 0.5Mta of grinding capacity ICR: How did the founding of the company come about in 2002? And what did...

Nuvoco Vistas to open 1.2Mt grinding plant

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd , India's fifth-largest cement group, is planning to set up a 1.2Mta grinding plant at its existing works in Bhiwani , Haryana, as part of its expansion in the North region of the country. According to the company, the new grinding facility will aid full utilisation of clinker production in the region. Its flagship brands - Concreto, Duraguard and Double Bull - offer a mix of products across all price points, with Double Bull the fastest growing cement brand in th...