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UltraTech Cement Co commissions new capacity in Hirmi and Cuttack

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Co has commissioned 1.30Mta of brownfield cement capacity at Hirmi, Chhattisgarh and 2.80Mta of greenfield grinding capacity at Cuttack, Odisha.   This forms part of the on-going capacity expansion. With this commissioning the company’s total cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 126.95Mta.  

Work begins on Ramco Cement's expansion

28 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Work has reportedly begun on the second production line at Ramco Cement ’s grinding plant in Haridaspur , Jaipur District, Odisha, India. The US$16m expansion project will increase capacity at the plant from 0.9Mta to 1.8Mta. The company received environmental clearance for the new line in May 2022 and expects the project to be completed in the 1QFY25. 

SOCOCIM Industries to arrange IFC loan for Kiln 6 project

12 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Senegal-based SOCOCIM Industries (VICAT group) is organising a debt facility with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to construct a high fuel-efficient Kiln 6.   The total project cost is expected to be up to EUR260m. IFC’s financing consists of up to EUR120m IFC A-loan and up to EUR120m equivalent in parallel loans. The investment includes the equipment for a complete clinker line , quarry crusher and associated conveyors, pre-stocking hall, raw grinder, fuel preparation works...

Attock Cement's new line to start at end of FY23

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The management of Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd (ACPL) has announced that its new 4000tpd (1.2Mta) line will come online by the end of FY22-23. Top managed disclosed this at an analyst briefing held to discuss the recent financial performance and give an outlook of the company in the future, according to a report of AHL Research.  The total expansion cost at Balochistan is estimated to be over PKR15bn (US$66.82m) and will be financed with a combination of debt and equity. Earlier, ACPL ins...

Bestway Cement's post expansion capacity will stand at 15.2Mta

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The top management of Bestway Cement Ltd organised a corporate briefing earlier this month to discuss the company's 1QFY22-23 results and outlook. The company's CFO, Muhammad Amir Khan, and Head of Budgeting, Treasury and Reporting, Muhammad Danish Khan, of Bestway Cement Ltd announced that the start of commercial operation of 7200tpd clinker line at the  Minawali location is expected in December 2022 and the 7200tpd clinker line in Hattar II will start up in March 2023. The post-expan...

Pioneer Cement considers green and brownfield expansions

24 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement Ltd (PIOC) of Pakistan is continuously assessing new avenues and business ventures, including green and brownfield expansions in the country, according to the company’s FY21-22 Annual Report. The introduction of the 10,000tpd Line III at PIOC's integrated cement works in  Khushab district, Punjab province, has increased total capacity at the plant to  17,300tpd. In addition, a  12MW waste heat recovery (WHR) facility and a 24MW coal power unit have been in operation ...

Kohat Cement presses ahead with Punjab project

23 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company (KOHC), based in northern Pakistan, has started developing the infrastructure for a greenfield production line in Khushab, Punjab province, the company said during a corporate briefing on its latest set of financial results. According to KOHC, land for the project has been acquired, while work on the development of infrastructure (such as utility connections, roads, etc) is in progress. The new line is expected to cost approximately PKR35bn (US$165m), comprising a 40 ...

IFC loan proposed for new Al Douh Cement production line

16 November 2022, Published under Cement News

IFC is proposing a corporate loan of up to US$65m to Al Douh Cement Co , one of the leading producers of cement in Iraq, to finance the company’s planned expansion of its production capacity.   The project envisages the construction of a new production line of sulphates-resistant cement within the same site, with a capacity of 2Mta. The new line will be equipped with a kiln fuelled by natural gas and powered by a 50MW captive gas fired power plant, which will be built as part of the pro...

Maple Leaf Cement begins Line 4 production

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCF) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that an additional dry process clinker production line of 7000tpd grey clinker, a brownfield expansion at the company’s existing site in Iskanderabad , Punjab, successfully started production on 3 November 2022, according to a bourse filing of Company Secretary Muhammad Ashraf.  MLCF had signed a contract with Chengdu Design & Research Institute, China, to supply a 7000tpd grey clinker line in March last ye...

BUA Cement looks to finance 6Mta expansion project

31 August 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement is in talks with US-based International Finance Corporation (IFC) to raise funds through a loan to expand its cement facility, the company said in a statement to the Nigerian stock exchange. The funding aims to expand the capacity of the company’s integrated cement plant in Kalambaina, Sokoto , to 8Mta from 2Mta and develop other ancillary utilities. In a recent statement, BUA Cement Chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said that the ongoing projects will be completed in 2023 t...