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Twiga Cement to expand production capacity

19 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Tanzania Portland Cement (Twiga Cement) has announced its intention to invest US$15m in an expansion and rehabilitation programme in 2021, according to the Tanzania Daily News. For the past 10 years, the factory has been producing 1.2Mta of cement, but it has currently increased capacity to about 2Mta. "Twiga Cement is doing well and we are happy for that, they have also thanked the government for better business environment despite the fact that there are small policy challenges which...

Intercem Engineering wins Cimasso II grinding plant project

15 April 2021, Published under Cement News

In May 2016 Intercem Engineering's third order out of five with the CimMetal Group’s 2Mta Cimasso grinding plant in Bobo Dioulasso started. The plant was commissioned by the end of 2018 and production started successfully. Due to a growing cement demand, the investor decided to double his capacity and ordered an extension line and an upgrade of the existing line from Intercem which will be integrated on the existing plant called Cimasso II. Cimasso II consits of   three truck unloading...

Orient Cement's INR21bn project cleared to begin

12 April 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s environment ministry has reportedly cleared Orient Cement’s INR21bn (US$280.27m) expansion plan for its Telangana plant, according to the India National Press.  In 2017 the company announced its plans to expand its Devapur plant in Telangana and Chittapur unit in Karnataka for an estimated capital expenditure of INR36bn. However, the plans were stalled and were with the environment ministry for the last two years as an expert panel sought several clarifications.

Maple Leaf Cement Factory increases clinker capacity

07 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Maple Leaf Cement Factory has expanded clinker capacity at Line 3 of its Iskandarabad plant in Punjab. The brownfield project has boosted the line’s capacity by 500tpd to 7800tpd. As a result, the company’s total grey clinker capacity has now reached 18,500tpd from 18,000tpd previously. This is in advance of the 7000tpd Line 4 project, which was announced last month.

Dalmia Cement launches production at 2.25Mta expansion

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India's Dalmia Cement (Bharat) launched commercial production at its new 2.25Mta plant expansion in Bengal, Midnapore, on Wednesday. As a result, overall capacity at the unit has reached 4Mta, making it the largest plant in the state. The company has reported a revival in demand from the infrastructure and urban housing sectors, along with that from individual home builders and the government's rural housing schemes, especially from the eastern and central regions. Therefore, the new expans...

Caribbean Cement looks to capitalise on growing demand

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s Caribbean Cement Co is looking to maximise its production capacity as it prepares to satisfy the increase in domestic demand, according to the Jamaica Observer. "Our current capacity is increasing every year — last year we were able to produce close to 1Mt of cement and this year we are going to exceed that as our plant has a capacity of 1.4Mta," said Yago Castro, general manager. He also noted that preparations were being made to capitalise on an additional 25-30 per cent of pr...

Kalambaina Cement to launch second line in July

08 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's Kalambaina Cement (BUA Cement) is set to launch its 3Mta second line in July this year, which is expected to increase supply and stabilise the price of cement, according to the company. The plant, based in Sokoto State, is expected to scale-up cement production after commissioning the new line in order to meet the country’s current and projected demand.

New cement capacity in Punjab planned

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement and DG Khan Cement plan new capacity in Punjab, Pakistan. Top industry officials believed that construction activity is picking up, and that there will be a significant spend on infrastructure. Thus, both cement companies' Board of Directors have decided to invest in additional cement capacity. Fauji Cement has approved the setting up of a 2.05MMa greenfield cement plant in Dera Ghazi Khan. The project's construction work is expected to commence within the current financial y...

Prism Johnson to raise cement capacity

29 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Prism Johnson Ltd has approved of a 0.9Mta cement capcity expansion at Prism Cement's Satna cement plant, Madhya Pradesh, India. The new capcity will take the plants total cement capcity up to 5.4Mta. The inbevest ment is estimated to cost INR1390m (US$19.02m).

thyssenkrupp invests in Reno service centre

26 November 2020, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) Inc is investing in a new service centre in Reno, Nevada, to bring field service expertise, machining, fabrication and refurbishment capabilities closer to its cement and mining industry customers in North America and particularly in the western US. The new service centre will provide 994m 2 (10,700ft 2 ) of workshop space and will enable the company to provide local expertise with faster response and deliveries, strengthening thyssenkrupp Industri...