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Dangote outlines plans to expand Ethiopian operations

20 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement is to invest US$450m to double capacity at its Oromia plant in Ethiopia. Local press reported that the Nigerian cement producer has already received a 36ha plot of land from Oromia State, near the plant's site in Mugher, Adebern Wereda The company requested the land from Oromia Investment Commission in September 2015. Now it is processing right of way issues at Wereda level, AllAfrica News reported. The new plant will employ 1300 people when it is completed, according to All ...

JSW Group to invest in port capabilities and cement capacity

10 November 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Group plans to invest INR40bn (US$610m) to boost its port and cement capacity in the next two years. JSW Infrastructure Ltd, plans to almost double its ability to handle cargo at its ports to 62Mt, with a target to further increase it to 200Mt by 2025, Seshagiri Rao, group chief financial officer, said in an interview. Cement capacity is estimated to increase to 17Mt in the next 24 months from 6Mt, he said. “Ports appear to be a very, very attractive investment as ports and inland wate...

Vietnam: Thanh Thang Cement Corp signs credit agreement for new second line

23 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on Wednesday signed a credit contract with Thanh Thang Cement Corp to develop a second line at the Vietnamese cement producer's plant in the northern province of Ha Nam. Under the agreement, BIDV will lend VND3.5trn (US$155.56m) to the project which requires a total investment of VND4.8trn, the Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam newspaper reported Thursday. The project covers 56.8ha in Thanh Nghi commune, Thanh Liem district, and has a clinker ca...

ThyssenKrupp wins order from Cementos Argos

22 October 2015, Published under Cement News

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions has received an order to build a 4300tpd clinker production line for Cementos Argos in Sogamoso, Boyacá province, Colombia. The contract is worth around EUR100m. The scope of supply includes all components for clinker production as well as quality assurance and monitoring systems. Start up of the line is planned for the end of 2017. Core components The main components are a 1200tph primary crusher for limestone, a 500tph secondary crusher for raw materia...

Sinoma International Engineering's new Nigerian contract

22 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd has recently entered into an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a 6000tpd clinker cement production line and a power plant with Ibeto Cement Co Ltd in Nigeria, worth US$386m. This project is located in Enugu area of Nigeria. The contract covers the whole process from exploitation of limestone mines and crushing of raw materials to packing and delivery of cement, together with a 45MW self-generation power plant, including engineerin...

Cementos Fortaleza signs new line contract with Fives

20 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Cementos Fortaleza SA de CV has awarded Fives with an EPC (turnkey) contract for the supply of a new complete 3300tpd production line to be installed in its existing Tula cement plant in Hidalgo, state Mexico. The scope of supply includes: • FCB kiln, FCB zero-NOx Preca, FCB preheater and Pillard NovaFlam® burner • FCB Horomill® and associated FCB TSV™ classifiers for the raw meal and cement grinding plants • FCB B-mill and associated FCB TSV™ classifier for the petcoke grinding plant. T...

Vicat considers extension of Kazakh plant and construction of new terminal

29 September 2015, Published under Cement News

The Kazakh Vice Minister of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, Albert Rau, has met with President of Vicat Group, Guy Sidos, and Honorary President of the group, Jacques Merceron-Vicat, to discuss the operation and possible extension of Vicat's existing production plant at Zhambyl. The meeting also announced the construction of a US$10m terminal in Astana in 2016, according to reports by AKI Press. The terminal will also act as a packing plant, research and testing centre. Vi...

NCC kicks off Pangasinan plant expansion

28 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Northern Cement Corp (NCC), part of the San Miguel Corp, has broken ground on the US$200m expansion of its plant in Pangasinan, Philippines. The new project will double the facility's capacity to more than 2Mta. "The economy and infrastructure sector are growing rapidly and by expanding NCC, we are supporting the development efforts of the Philippine government and reducing dependence on imported cement," NCC President Ramon S Ang was quoted in the statement as saying.

PPC expansion strategy on track

24 September 2015, Published under Cement News

PPC's expansion strategy remains on track and the new plant in Rwanda was officially opened on 18 August 2015. In an investor presentation posted on PPC's website ahead of the RMB Morgan Stanley Big Five Investor Conference in Cape Town on Monday, the company said all three remaining projects in the DRC, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia are ~45 per cent complete. The 1Mta Slurry Kiln 9 project has commence and production ramp-up is anticipated in 2018. In terms of its operational performance, posit...

Confidence Cement plans expansion, Bangladesh

23 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh-based Confidence Cement Ltd is planning to double capacity from the existing 2000tpd to 4000tpd. The new project is scheduled for completion in 2016. During the first half of 2015, the company's revenue climbed 15.3 per cent YoY to BDT2.143bn (US$27.5m). Net profit dipped slightly to BDT152.3m versus BDT157.3m in the comparative period of the previous year. Confidence is the first private sector cement manufacturing company in Bangladesh, established in early 1990s with a capac...