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UltraTech gets MoE go-ahead for Awarpur expansion, India

18 September 2015, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has received clearance from the Ministry of Environment to expand capacity at its Awarpur plant in Maharasthra, subject to certain conditions. The company has proposed to raise clinker production from the existing 3.3Mta to 4.5Mta and raise cement output from 4.48Mta to 6Mta. The Union Environment Ministry’s Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) had earlier examined UltraTech Cement's proposal and suggested green clearance. "Based on the EAC recommendation, the Environment Mini...

AMMC signs contract for Uzbekistan plant expansion

09 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (AMMC) has signed a contract with Turkey-based Dal Teknik Makina to expand capacity of a cement plant in the Jizzakh region of Uzbekistan, a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers said. According to the document, the project worth US$35.7m is aimed at increasing the production capacity of the plant to 1Mta, Trend News Agency reported.

Hoang Phat Vissai Group completes Song Lam 2 project, Vietnam

26 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Hoang Phat Vissai Group (The Vissai) on Tuesday hosted an opening ceremony to mark the launch  for its Song Lam 2 cement plant in Vietnam's central province of Nghe An. With the operation of Song Lam 2 cement plant, The Vissai will supply an additional volume of 600,000t of PCB30 cement to the central region, the Cong Thuong online newspaper reported Tuesday. The Song Lam 2 cement plant, formerly known as PetroVietnam Cement 12/9 JSC, is situated in Anh Son district, Nghe An province. Con...

SCG Cement outlines additional Cambodian spend

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

SCG Cement has outlined an additional investment of US$200-300m into Cambodia over the next five years, according to Aree Chavalitcheewingul, vice president for regional business of SCG Cement-Building Materials. According to Thai media, the five-year investment plan includes adding a third line to its Kampotcement plant, southern Cambodia, where SCG commenced the second production line in mid-2015. SCG also plans to double its network of ready-mix concrete plants in the country. "We hav...

Cimerwa inaugurates expansion project

20 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Rwanda prime minister Anastase Murekez on Tuesday inaugurated Cimerwa’s new dry-process line which boosts capacity at the plant from 0.1Mta to 0.6Mta. The Rwanda cement producer, in which PPC owns a 51 per cent stake, has invested US$170m to convert its wet-process plant to new dry-process technology. Speaking during the launch, Murekezi said that the new plant presents an opportunity for the country to start exporting cement to its neighbours while creating employment opportunities for R...

Sumitomo Osaka to expand Kochi plant, Japan

18 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co said Monday it will spend JPY2.6bn (US$21m) to expand facilities at its plant in the city of Susaki, Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, according to local press reports. Upon completion of the project in January 2017, capacity at the plant will be boosted by 0.2Mta to 0.5Mta, the company said. Sumitomo Osaka Cement is seeking to ensure stable supplies of the materials as demand is seen increasing in the Kanto eastern region on the back of construction projects relate...

Mitsubishi terminal expansion gets key backing, USA

16 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Long Beach City Council has rejected environmentalists’ attempts to block Mitsubishi Cement Corp’s plans to reactivate and expand its Port of Long Beach Terminal in California, USA. The council voted 6-2 on Monday night to reject the attempts of the Coalition for a Safe Environment and Earthjustice to appeal the Harbor Commission’s approval of the project’s environmental impact report. The groups objected to Mitsubishi Cement’s plans, in part, on the basis of their views that the company’s ...

CCNN earmarks NGN48bn for expansion project

02 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCCN), on Tuesday said it would invest NGN48bn (US$240m) into the ongoing modernisation of its facilities to double its production capacity. Alf Karlsen, managing director of CCNN, told Business Day (Nigeria) that when completed, the company would have the capacity to produce 1.5Mta. Mr Karlsen also disclosed that the firm had completed the process acquiring new mining areas to expand its quarry activities. He explained that the company’s expansion ...

Cementos Argos

29 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos’ 1Q15 results have revealed a 27 per cent jump in revenue to COP1.7trn (US$630m), driven by growth in trade to the US. Consolidated EBITDA over the period advanced by 18 per cent to COP307bn (US$121m) while net profit rose 3.3 per cent. Cement dispatches improved by 18 per cent to 3.2Mt over the quarter with the Colombian market registering a 19 per cent increase to 1.5Mt. The US market, however, saw shipments rise by 39 per cent to 635,000t, while the Caribbean and Central ...

TCDRI signs contract for Semen Baturaja 5000tpd project

24 June 2015, Published under Cement News

TCDRI and PT Semen Baturaja Persero TBK have signed an EPC contract for a 5000tpd clinker and cement production line project in Indonesia. State-owned Semen Baturaja currently owns one integrated works line and two cement grinding stations in Indonesia. The new project is located in Baturaja, Sumatra, close to the company's existing production line. Present at the signing ceremony were Liu Zhijiang, Board chairman of Sinoma Group, Song Shoushun, Board chairman of Sinoma, Sui Mingjie, gen...