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JSW Cement completes Dolvi expansion

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s JSW Cement has announced the completion of its expansion project at its plant in Dolvi, Maharashtra. The project has increased capacity from 1Mta to 2.2Mta, thereby lifting the company’s installed capacity to 12.6Mta. "Our Dolvi cement unit is located closest to our customers in Maharashtra thereby ensuring that all their requirements are serviced quickly and with the freshest quality cement. It enables us to become an integral part of state's infrastructure growth story," said Part...

JSW Cement announces Salboni expansion

05 February 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s JSW Cement has announced plans to increase the capacity of its unit in Salboni, West Bengal, from 2.4Mta to 3.6Mta. Only commissioned in January 2018, the company has stated that the facility has already become an integral part of its growth in the eastern region of the country.  "Over the last year we have catered to the requirements of all our customers in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha through our manufacturing unit in Salboni. Our plans to expand capacity in Salboni ...

KJS Cement’s expansion aims for June 2019 completion

29 January 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based KJS Cement is implementing an expansion of its clinker and cement capacity located at Amilia Lakhwar village, Satna district, Madhya Pradesh. The plant’s clinker capacity will be lifted from 1.5Mta to 2.2Mta while cement capacity will increase from 2.25Mta to 3.55Mta. The cement plant produces ordinary and pozzolana Portland cements via dry-process technology and the capacity increase will include a 170tph grinding mill and a railway siding to improve logistics. The additional ...

Bright start, bright future

23 January 2019, Published under Cement News

With a rapidly-expanding construction sector, Cambodia’s need for cement going forward seems assured. For cement producers it is a call to build new cement plants and increase market share. One company that has recently expanded its production potential is Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, entering its new Touk Meas plant into service. By Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, Cambodia. Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp’s 1.8Mta cement plant is located in Touk Meas, Kampot province, Cambodia With a...

Holcim Philippines to raise capacity to 13Mta by 2020

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines (LafargeHolcim group) is investing US$300m to raise its cement capacity in the country by 30 per cent to 13Mta by 2020. Holcim Philippines informed the Philippine stock exchange that will upgrade its facilities in Bulacan and Misamis Oriental with the installation of new and efficient kilns and mills and waste heat recovery systems as part of its cost focus. "Our company believes in the sustained development of the Philippines. This investment is proof of our confidence...

Cementos Melon completes plant expansion

19 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cementos Melon has completed the expansion of its Puerto Montt cement plant following an investment of US$25m. The project doubles the facility’s cement capacity to 0.6Mta and will enable the company to better serve the local markets. The Puerto Montt facility supplies the markets between Araucania and Magallanes, south of Santiago and will support infrastructure development in southern Chile. "After 10 years, the market in the area forced us to expand the production of our p...

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

30 October 2018, Published under Cement News

China National Building Materials (CNBM) is the main contractor on the upgrade project that recently got underway at Eurocement’s Akhangarancement plant at Akhangaransky in Uzbekistan. The project, which is estimated to cost over US$160m, will increase production capacity at the works to 3Mta. The new production line is due to be operational in mid-2020. 

Expansion project of Maple Leaf Cement on the track

15 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd has updated the Pakistan Stock Exchange about progress on it expansion project. According to Company Secretary, Muhammad Ashraf, the company is undertaking an additional dry-process clinker line of 7300tpd. The brownfield expansion at the existing Iskandarbad plant raises grey cement capacity at the plant to 18,000tpd. Total project cost is estimated at PKR26bn (US$197m), including the impact of the recent devaluation of the local currency. Project cost is be...

Turkey turns the tables

11 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Despite weathering a series of fluctuations in its economic, political and social structure within the last year, Turkey is once again witnessing a boost in its construction market as a result of urban transformation projects. As a result, the country’s cement industry is expected to expand further in the coming years. By Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB), Turkey. Exports will play an important role in the future of the country’s cement industry In 2017 Turkey exp...


02 October 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolci­m’s Kenyan subsidiary Bamburi Cement has announced a first-half turnover of KES18,556m (EUR151.08m), an easing of 0.2 per cent, while the trading profit fell by 56.2 per cent to KES1200m (EUR10.21m) and the pretax profit dropped by 72.2 per cent to KES700m (EUR1.16m). Capital expenditure in the period amounted to KES1800m (EUR15.2m), the majority of which was spent on capacity expansion. In Kenya the market was some eight per cent lower than a year earlier, while in Uganda the r...