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Modular miracles

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement producers looking for fast entry into growing small- and medium-sized markets are increasingly looking at employing the light-asset approach. Modular and mobile grinding systems can provide a versatile and cost-effective means to gain a lead in such markets. By Dr Stanley Ko, CBMI Construction Co Ltd, South Africa. CBMI’s MMG v modular grinding station enables fast entry into new markets Modular grinding plants have recently gained in popularity with cement producers tha...

Terminal benefits

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

In September 2018 PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk started commissioning its new terminal in Lampung, southern Sumatra, Indonesia. Five months later, in January 2019, the facility is fully operational and reduces the high costs of complex logistics from the company’s integrated Citeureup works to improve the availability of bulk and bagged cement across the Indonesian market. By PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, Indonesia. The rising demand for bulk cement in Indonesia has been a ...

Cemex to establish distribution centre in northern Spain

15 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex plans to build its first distribution centre in the north of Spain at Olano Wharf. The company has applied for a 2500m 2 concession in the port of El Musel for the new centre, which will incorporate a bagging plant and silos. Cemex already has a significant presence in the country, but only has facilities in Madrid, Aragón and the Mediterranean communities from Catalonia to Andalucia, the Balearic Islands, Ceuta and Melilla. Now the company wants to copete with Tudela Veguín in the...

RM Rail to supply 1000 cement hopper wagons

14 December 2018, Published under Cement News

RM Rail has been awarded the contract to supply Russia’s Gazprombank Leasing and VEB-Leasing on behalf of Russian cement companies as well as Kazakhstan’s largest cement manufacturer, Steppe Cement, with more than 1000 Type19-1217 cement hopper wagons by September 2019. The wagon producer said the Type 19-1217 has an ‘innovative’ teardrop shaped body giving a capacity of 73t and volume of 60m3, taking into account the density of bulk cement. There are smooth inner walls to speed up unloadi...

Cibao opens new packing and dispatch facility

23 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementos Cibao inaugurated a new packing, palletising and cement dispatch plant in Santiago, Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The plant has two complete and fully-automated packing lines, a palletising system and a covered warehouse with the capacity to store 200,000 bags of cement. "It is this principle of hard work, disciplined and with total dedication together with a vocation of service to which my father has always taught us, which has continuously and permanently promoted the growth of...

Anhui Conch

30 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch has signed a cement sale and purchase agreement with Jiangsu Conch Building Materials, believed to be worth around US$230m. Under the agreement, Conch subsidiaries in east China will sell a total of 3.5Mt of cement products to Jiangsu, a non-wholly-owned subsidiary of Anhui Conch. The deal is designed to allow the direct Conch subsidiaries to focus on production while Jiangsu concentrates on what is being described as its “centralised sales advantage”. The contract is seen as a p...

Anhui Conch to set up distribution centre in Indonesia

02 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement is seeking project finance for a US$105m cement transport centre in Palembang, Indonesia. The company plans to raise 80 per cent of the total investment via debt from international and Chinese banks.  The plans include a transportation and storage centre, with a berth for vessels of a 3000dwt capacity, which will import and export 400,000tpa of cement. The project is expected to be completed within 18 months.

Longleaf Packaging begins constructing its first plant

01 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Longleaf Packaging has broken ground on its first cement packaging and distribution facility at Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA. The company is investing around US$6m and is projected to create 28 new jobs at the 28-acre site over the next five years. The plant will package and distribute bagged, pre-blended and dry-mix products, with production expected to commence in the 4Q18. Alongside Portland cement, the product line will include mortar mix, concrete mix and sand mix. "We feel very ...

Molsabana to transport cement by rail

25 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Colombia-based Molienda de la Sabana SAS (Molsabana) has signed a contract with Ibines Férreo, which will transport 320t of its cement every fortnight via the Bogotá-Belencito rail corridor. Molsabana owns a cement operation in Tocancipá, Cundinamarca and produces cement under the brand Fortecem. Established in 2013, the Tocancipá works is the successor to the 0.6Mta Sabanagranda works, whivh opened in 2004. This followed the commissioning of the 0.3Mta  Betania works in 2000 and th...

Raysut Cement reports loss of cement carrier

17 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Company has announced total loss of its Raysut II cement carrier in the wake of Cyclone Mekunu on 25 May. The vessel is owned by Raybulk Navigation Inc, a subsidiary of Raysut Cement. The vessel ran aground at Fazayah beach, 18 nautical miles west of Salalah Port during storm. According to media reports, the group is expected to receive OMR4.129m (US$10.7m) against insurance for loss of ship and various cyclone Mekunu claims,” said Ghose Jotirmoy Pratuk Krishna, Chief Executi...