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JK Cement plans expansion spree

05 December 2017, Published under Cement News

JK Cement is planning to almost double its grey cement capacity to 18Mta in four years with brownfield and greenfield expansions. The company is embarking on a brownfield expansion of 3.5Mta at its Mangrol facility in Rajasthan. This involves capital expenditure of about INR15,000m (US$232.8m). Work at Mangrol is expected to start by end FY17-18 and commissioning is expected by end of 2019, Rajnish Kapur, head of grey cement business, told Economic Times. Separately, JK is also workin...

Eagle Cement breaks ground on Cebu Line 4

23 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Eagle Cement Corp has broken ground on the fourth production line at its Cebu plant. The Cebu Line 4 is set for completion in 2020 and will include a 2Mta integrated cement plant, port facilities and cement terminals to serve the islands of Visayas and Mindanao. Currently, the company has two lines producing about 5.1Mta of cement and serves the greater Luzon markets. Eagle is also aiming to complete its third production line (2Mta) in Bulacan by 2018, which will raise capacity to 7.1Mta....

JSW Cement Ltd plots 20Mta capacity by 2019 with IPO

17 October 2017, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement Ltd signalled its intention to expand capacity to 20Mta from its current 12.5Mta and launch an initial public offering (IPO) sometime after the 2019 general election, the company's Managing Director, Parth Jindal, said on Monday. Mr Jindal said that the capital raised through the IPO will be used to further expand capacity as the company aims to be one of the top three cement manufacturers in the country. The capacity expansion will be implemented by setting up a new 1.2Mta ...

Cementos Avellaneda will raise capacity at its La Calera plant by 2019

03 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementos Avellaneda will increase its production capacity at its La Calera (San Luis) cement plant by 0.7Mta from 0.3Mta to 1Mta with an investment of US$200m by 2019. In addition, the company is currently invest some US$30m at its Olavarría (Buenos Aires) plant where it has been increasing the cement production capacity by 0.3Mta with start-up expected before the end of 2017. Cementos Avellaneda also plans to make other investments aimed at improving productive infrastructure, its logisti...

Vietnam's Long Son Line 2 enters operation

08 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Long Son Co Ltd has successfully brought its second production line of its Long Son cement plant in Thanh Hoa, into production, raising the plant’s capacity to 14,000tpd (5Mta). Located in Dong Son, in the town of Bim Son, the works counts as one of the country’s largest cement works, according to Viet Nam News.

Star Cement looking to increase capacity

05 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Star Cement is reportedly looking to expand its clinker and cement capacity in India by investing in greenfield and brownfield projects. The Century Plyboards (India) Ltd subsidiary is planning to set up 1.5-2Mta cement grinding unit at Siliguri in West Bengal and aims to double its clinker manufacturing capacity at Lumshnong in Meghalaya to 5Mta in the next three years, according to local press. While its greenfield cement grinding unit will entail an investment of INR200-300 crore, the e...

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.