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Madanganj plant to expand capacity by 0.3Mta

14 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Bashundhara Industrial Complex (Bashundhara group) plans to expand its cement production capacity at its Madanganj cement plant in Narayanganj, Bangladesh. The current cement capacity of the plant is 2.1Mta and will rise by 0.3Mta to 2.4Mta after the expansion project, which is scheduled to be commissioned in 2020 taking the Bashundhara group's cement capacity to 7.56Mta. "We are enhancing our cement production capacity to meet the rising demand," said Mohammed Balayet Hossain, senior depu...

Cherat Cement Company completes third line

28 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Company Ltd (CCCL) informed Pakistan Stock exchange (PSX) earlier this week that it has successfully installed and commissioned the third  production line, which has a cement  capacity of 6700tpd of clinker, along with a waste heat recovery plant at its existing location in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.   During the period, the company also installed Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines, in anticipation of the availability of gas. Currently a gas pipeline is being laid a...

Maple Leaf Factory's new line more than 60% complete

15 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd is making progress on its expansion project. The company is setting up an additional 7300tpd dry-process clinker production line as a brownfield expansion at the company's existing site in Iskandarabad, Mianwali, Punjab, increasing grey cement capacity to 18,000tpd. FLSmidth won an EPC contract for the project. The total project is now estimated at a revised cost of PKR26bn (US$186.1m) including the impact of recent devaluation of Pakistani rupee. The project...

Cemex seeks terminal expansion in Florida

14 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex Construction Materials Florida LLC is reportedly seeking to expand its cement terminal at the port in Tampa Bay due to increased demand for cement products, according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The company currently leases two sites at the port but wants to expand its cement terminal by around five acres. If approved, the new lease would see the company handle more cement, fly ash, slag and limestone over the 20-year period of the contract. According to reports, the company ...

Sanghi Industries signs MoU for plant expansion

04 January 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Sanghi Industries Ltd has announced plans to expand its existing cement plant in Sanghipuram, Kutch, to 8.6Mta from 4Mta. The project is expected to be completed at an investment of INR15bn (US$214.78m) and generate employment for around 350 people. The company's Chairman and Managing Director, Ravi Sanghi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Principal Secretary of Industries and Mines, M K Das, to advance the project. The project is likely to commence by 2020, accor...

GCC commissions Rapid City plant expansion

21 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Mexican cement producer Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) has announced the expansion of its Rapid City, South Dakota cement plant became operational, adding 440,000tpa capacity to the existing plant. The expansion of the Dacotah cement plant began in 2016, with a total investment of around USD105m. The expansion increases the plant’s production capacity to 1.167Mta and is expected to reduce variable production costs. Earlier this year, GCC acquired the 0.3Mta Trident cement plant in Three...

Pakistan’s gateway to expansion

17 December 2018, Published under Cement News

With a newly-elected President, strong housing demand and infrastructure investment flowing in from China, Pakistan is at the gateway to a new beginning. The cement sector is thriving, rapidly adding new capacity and enjoying stellar demand growth. However, the continuing pace of investment could risk oversupply if demand expectations are not met. Anticipating considerable growth in demand thanks to housing programmes and large-scale infrastructure projects, the Pakistani cement in...

ACC announces INR30bn expansion plans

12 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The board of India's ACC has approved a proposal for setting up an integrated greenfield project at Ametha, Madhya Pradesh, with a clinker capacity of 3Mta and cement of 1Mta. The plans also include the "expansion of the existing grinding unit in Tikaria, Uttar Pradesh and a third grinding unit also in Uttar Pradesh," said the company in a press release. The board has also approved a further 1.1Mta grinding project at its existing plant in Sindri. Meanwhile, the company will fund the expan...

Caribbean Cement secures loan to pay US$ debt

12 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Jamaica's Caribbean Cement Co Ltd and its mining subsidiary have secured a five-year JMD3bn (US$23.53m) loan from National Commercial Bank Jamaica to pay back a US dollar debt. The amount will be repaid in Jamaican dollars at a rate of 7.45 per cent per annum. The company also has stated that some of the funds will be used for general corporate purposes, according to The Gleaner. Its mining subsidiary, Jamaica Gypsum and Quarries Ltd, a borrowing partner of the loan, is also about to expan...

JSW Cement to look at inorganic growth

11 December 2018, Published under Cement News

India's JSW Cement has announced that it will be looking at inorganic expansion to reach its target of increasing capacity to 20Mta by 2020. The ongoing bad-loan resolution process has opened up opportunities to acquire cement assets in India. The company views the assets of debt-laden companies to have a strong potential to grow, while enabling swift scaling and optimisation of these capacities, according to a statement. "The company views the improving economic growth scenario, continu...