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Kohat seeks environmental clearance for expansion project

29 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company is seeking environmental clearance for the construction of 7800tpd in additional capacity at its plant in Kohat, northern Pakistan. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has received the application from Kohat Cement, according to local sources. Comments in favour or against the environmental approval of the said project are invited to be submitted to the EPA's director general within a period of 30 days from the date of issuance of...

Maple Leaf issues right share to finance expansion

16 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd will issue a right share to partially finance a 7300tpd clinker production line at Daud Khel in Iskanderabad, Mianwali, Pakistan. According to a statement to the Pakistan Stock Exchange, Maple Leaf's Board of Directors has recommended an issuance of 12.5 per cent right shares by offering 65,966,740 right shares to existing ordinary shareholders a price of PKR65/share (including a premium of PKR55/per share) in proportion of 12.50 right shares for every 100 ord...

Dangote Cement's pan-African expansion boosts financial strength

21 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement's strategy of rapid capacity build across Africa with prudent financial management has led the company to recently be recognised for its financial strength. The next wave of development sees Dangote almost doubling capacity, further consolidating its position as sub-Saharan Africa's leading cement supplier. Earlier this month two global rating agencies, Moody's Investors Service and Global Credit Ratings (GCR), rated Dangote Cement positively for its financial strength and co...


03 July 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim is expanding its construction materials operations in the Middle East and Africa by launching the ‘Binastore’ brand in Algeria, Cameroon, Iraq and Lebanon. Other markets where the group is active are to follow. The outlets will be in the range of 50-200m² as well as some mobile stores in more rural areas.     

Votorantim Cimentos to inaugurate Sivas plant

03 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos is to inaugurate its cement works in Sivas, Turkey, as part of its drive for geographic diversification. International operations account for 40 per cent of its revenues, a share that is expected to grow next year as the expansion of the Charlevoix (MI), USA, works comes online. ‘Geographic diversification works as a "hedge," which compensates for the situation we're going through in Brazil,’ said company president, Walter Dissinger. Therefore, it is expected that ...

Tula project major milestones

28 June 2017, Published under Cement News

In May 2015 Cementos Fortaleza SA de CV awarded Fives with an EPC contract for the design, supply, erection and commissioning of a new complete 3300tpd production line to be installed in its existing Tula cement plant, in Mexico. The project features Fives’ latest technologies in terms of energy savings and environmental footprint: -    FCB kiln, FCB Zero-NOx precalciner, FCB preheater and Pillard NovaFlam® burner for the burning line -    FCB Horomill® and associated FCB TSV™ classifiers f...

Anhui Conch

26 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Building on its eight per cent sales volume growth in 2016, Anhui Conch’s plan for this year is to continue setting up cement activities abroad while concentrating on its M&A activities at home, according to the latest edition of the Global Cement Report (GCR12). The main risks facing the company in 2017 are unfavourable economic conditions in China, monetary policy tightening and fuel costs. In response, the company is planning to building on its overseas presence (currently Indonesia, M...

Republic Cement outlines capacity development plans

23 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Philippine-based Republic Cement group, a joint venture between CRH and local conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures, has announced plans to invest an initial US$300m for its capacity development activities, the Manila Bulletin reports. The first phase of these activities, targeted for completion by 2019, focuses on increasing the capacity of all its integrated plants in Luzon and Mindanao, both in terms of milling and clinker production, to increase cement capacity by 3Mta.  Moreover, iimpro...

Kohat Cement announces new line construction

07 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co is to construct a new 7800tpd production line at its cement plant Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the company informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange on 6 June 2017. The new project will also include a waste heat recovery unit. The additional capacity is expected to boost the company’s market share by four per cent to 9.2 per cent. Kohat currently has grey clinker and cement capacities of 2.5Mta and 2.8Mta, respectively. Earlier, the company said the installation of a 105tph...

Cemex and CBMI sign contract for Solid line

06 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines has signed a contract with CBMI for the construction of a new kiln production line in the Philippines. The contract involves the design and engineering works of a new 1.5Mta integrated production line at Cemex’s Solid Cement plant in Rizal. The scope of the order spans raw material crushing right through to packaging and dispatch and covers engineering, equipment supply, civil work, erection, training and commissioning. It is the first cooperation between CBMI and C...