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Penna Cement Industries Ltd orders Loesche VRM

20 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Penna Cement Industries Ltd has ordered a Loesche VRM for its plant in Boyareddypalli, Andhra Pradesh.The four-roller mill will grind petcoke with a throughput capacity of 52tph. The order will be fulfilled by Loesche at the beginning of next year. Penna Cement Industries has a total production capacity of 7Mta and is primarily active in the southern and western regions of India. The company wants to expand the capacity at its operations in Boyareddypalli from 2Mta to 4.6Mta.

Lucky completes 1.3Mta expansion line in Karachi

18 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 18 December that construction and installation work for its 1.3Mta brownfield kiln line at its Karachi plant in Sindh province, Pakistan, has been successfully completed on time. A bourse filing of company says: "The new line was made operational with commencement of clinker production on 12 December 2017. With the addition of this new line in Karachi for 1.3Mt and certain efficiency improvements brought about recently in the...

Holcim Argentina to invest US$120m in Malagueño

18 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Holcim Argentina has announced a US$120m investment to raise cement capacity at its Malagueño plant by 45 per cent. The expansion project includes the reconstruction of a complete clinker line and a new cement mill as well as the refurbishment of the dispatch lines. The implementation of the expansion is expected to start in early 2018. Some 0.73Mta of capacity will be operational by 2020. "It is a significant increase and will help alleviate some of the problems of backwardness ...

West African grinding goals

11 December 2017, Published under Cement News

The construction of three Cim Metal cement grinding plants in Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire is expected to significantly improve cement supply to this area of west Africa. A key part in the building and commissioning of these game-changing facilities was played by German-Swiss grinding specialist Intercem. By Intercem Engineering, Germany. Cimfaso's Ouagadougo plant in Burkino Faso was Cim Metal's first step in improving cement supply in the west African country Wit...

Penna Cement plans expansion Gudipadu limestone mining to raise cement output

11 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Indian cement producer Penna Cement is planning an expansion of the Gudipadu limestone mining project at the Gudipadu and Kundanakota, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh. The project will see mining operations increase from 2.3Mta to 5.3Mta and is currently awaiting environmental clearance.The estimated cost of the project is INR50m (US$ 777,276) and the mining lease area is 392.63ha. Estimated mineable reserves are 88.403Mt, which will be mined in fully mechanised opencast operations ...

Than Taw Myat Cement adds second kiln line

17 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Than Taw Myat Company has doubled its production capacity to at its cement plant in Kyaukse township, Mandalay, Myanmar, to 10,000tpd with a second 5000tpd kiln line. The factory, which produces Double Rhinos cement, is now the largest cement production factory in Myanmar. The new production line, which was constructed by China's Sinoma International Engineering, was completed across 15,000 acres of land next to the existing factory. It is equipped with European machinery and technolog...

Holcim Philippines breaks ground on Kalayaan project

30 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Holcim officials broke ground at its Davao plant, where two major projects are being undertaken to raise the works’ production capacity from 1.4Mta to 2.2Mta. The PHP1.5bn (US$29m) Kalayaan project will see the automation of loading of its products from ship-to-dock and an increase in grinding project. The Davao expansion is part of Holcim Philippines’ PHP2.7bn investment to raise its domestic cement capacity to 12Mta from the current 10Mta. The increased capacity will allow the compan...

Semen Indonesia

30 August 2017, Published under Cement News

With three factories in Indonesia, located in North Sulawesi, Java and Sumatra, and one overseas plant in Vietnam, Semen Indonesia is now looking to expand into the Philippines. According to local press reports, the company is seeking a partner to help establish a cement plant in Davao City. The news comes on the back of Semen Indonesia attending the first Manufacturing Product Exhibition to be held in the Philippines. The event, which took place last month, was designed to ignite new tradin...

Anhui Conch

24 July 2017, Published under Cement News

China’s Anhui Conch is to build a new cement plant in the Terengulsky district of the Ulyanovsk region, Russia. The plant is believed to have a cement production capacity of 5000tpd. Work on the new facility is expected to begin in the 1Q18 with the plant becoming operational in late 2020-early 2021. Over the years, the company has constructed or invested in 14 companies in five different countries. In September 2016 it was reported that Anhui was interested in acquiring a stake in Pakist...

UltraTech Cement

24 July 2017, Published under Cement News

As part of its ongoing expansion plans, and hot on the heels of its acquisition last month of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd and Jaypee Cement Corporation Ltd, UltraTech cement has announced it is to build a new integrated cement plant in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, India. The greenfield plant will have a cement production capacity of 3.5Mta and is expected to begin production in the 4QFY19.  Costing INR26bn (US$403m), the new facility will enhance UltraTech’s presence in central India and increase ...