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Maple Leaf Cement set to begin production at new 7300tpd line

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Maple Leaf Cement has announced that it expects to start commercial production of clinker from its new 7300tpd line in Iskandarabad, Punjab province, next week. "After successful phase-wise commissioning test of installed equipment, the plant is in a trial run state," the company stated in a filing to the stock exchange. "Commercial production from new line of 7300tpd is expected to commence next week." The brownfield expansion is forecast to take total production at the plant ...

Xuan Thanh Cement orders new line from FLSmidth

29 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Xuan Thanh Cement has awarded FLSmidth with a DKK550m (US$82.6m) contract for a new brownfield production line at its facility in Ha Nam province, Vietnam. FLSmidth will design and engineer the new clinker production line and deliver equipment for the entire process from crushing to clinker silo. The order is due to be completed by the end of 2020, and once operational the production line will have a capacity of 12,500tpd. In 2015, Xuan Thanh Cement placed a similar order for a product...

Holcim Philippines completes La Union expansion

22 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines has reported the completion the expansion project at its plant in La Union, Luzon, increasing capacity to 1.8Mta from 1Mta previously. The company completed the installation of new grinding equipment and storage facilities two months ahead of schedule. "With our expansion and efficiency initiatives, we can better provide a reliable supply of high-quality cement to help our partners advance the region's development," said John Stull, Holcim Philippines president and CEO....

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...