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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...

Russian cement companies delivered 4.43Mt of cement by rail

01 May 2018, Published under Cement News

In the first quarter of 2018, Russian cement companies supplied 4.43Mt of cement to their customers by rail. EuroCement Group accounted for a 34.5 per cent share of this total, down from 37.5 per cent the previous year, according to Esmerk Russian News. The top five suppliers by rail transport are Novoroscement with 405,950t (+18.3 per cent), South Ural Mining And Processing Company with 348,500t (+35.4 per cent), Mordovcement with 338,250t (-25.8 per cent), Sukholozhskcement with 295,2...

McInnis Cement can transport more cement by rail

25 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The number of rail wagons transported by McInnis Cement across the Cascapedia bridges in Richmond may be increased, according to Radio Gaspésie. A recent review of the ultrasonic structure has shown that the bearing capacity of the bridges is higher than was estimated. The Canadian Department of Transport will allow McInnis Cement to increase the number of wagons that can cross from 10 to 25 per week. Although CAD100m (US$78m) investment was announced to overhaul the railway system al...

PT Indocement

26 March 2018, Published under Cement News

This month marks the opening of Indocement’s new cement terminal in South Sumatra. Located in Palembang, the terminal has a handling capacity of 500,000tpa, and is designed to improve logistics and distribution across the western part of the archipelago.The company currently has a market share of 14-15 per cent on Sumatra but hopes to boost this to 20-25 per cent with the arrival of its new terminal. According to the Indonesia Cement Association, Sumatra is the second-largest consumer of ...

Indocement opens new Palembang terminal

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Indocement has opened a new cement terminal in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The 0.5Mta terminal will improve the company’s distribution and logistics in the western part of the archipelago. The cement producer has currently a market share of 14-15 per cent on Sumatra, which is the second-largest market in Indonesia after Java. The new terminal is expected to help raise this to 20-25 per cent. Indocement owns seven further terminals in Indonesia – Semarang, Lombok, Tanjung Prio...