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Cherat Cement Co receives approval for greenfield plant

25 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Co Ltd (CHCC) has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd (PSX) that the Board of Directors of the company, in its meeting held on 24 June 2021, has approved a greenfield cement plant installation at DI Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan. According to Azam Faruque, CHCC Chief Executive, the plant will have an installed production capacity of 11,000tpd of clinker. The project's total cost is estimated to be approximately PKR34bn (US$215.4mn), with completion of...

NCL Industries announces expansion plans

24 June 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s NCL Industries has announced an INR3bn (US$40.4m) expansion and modernisation plan to boost its total cement capacity to 3.6Mta by 2022. The project includes setting up a 0.66Mta grinding unit near Anakapalle, Andhra Pradesh, at an investment of INR2bn and modernising its plant in Mattapalli, Telangana, at a cost of INR1bn. "We will be replacing the old ball mills with vertical roller mills for grinding that will enhance capacity by 2000tpd and help boost overall capacities from t...

CIMAF intent on west African expansion

11 June 2021, Published under Cement News

West Africa has been enjoying a period of high demand growth over the last decade, and this has been accompanied by the largely unrestrained construction of grinding plants along the coastal markets between Senegal to Nigeria. The region's cement industry has been transformed and is evolving to be highly competitive. With limited limestone, clinker imports have served the flourishing sector, but establishing clinker capacity offers a crucial competitive advantage. One company and a major f...

Dzata Cement set to begin operations at 1.2Mta plant

12 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Ghana-based Dzata Cement is expected to begin cement production next month at its facility in Tema. Representing an investment of more than US$100m, the plant is expected to produce 1.2Mta in its first phase. "What I can say is that we are bringing the highest quality of cement into the market and with the expectation that it will stabilise the supply and pricing as well," said Philip Archer, managing director. "The first phase which we are seeing will be giving us more than 1Mt per year...

Tribunal issues decision in favour of Colacem for new plant

14 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Canada’s Ontario Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has issued a decision in favour of Colacem for a new cement plant near L’Orignal. A hearing had taken place in November and December last year, which resulted from two appeals made by opposing parties in response to planning decisions involving the plant in 2017. The tribunal found Colacem presented persuasive evidence relating to the employment benefits the cement plant will have and that the planning applications meet the require...

Mohir Cement launches new plant

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan’s Mohir Cement LLC held the official opening ceremony of its new plant in Jaloliddin Balkhi, Khatlon, yesterday, with the ceremony attended by the country's President, Emomali Rahmon. The facility has a capacity of 600,000tpa and will produce M400 and M500 cements. Cement from the unit is expected to be exported to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.

Wonder Cement appoints new MD

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has appointed Kiran Patil as its new managing director, with effect from 15 March. Mr Patil has previously worked as the chief manufacturing officer of ACC. "Having worked with some of the top cement manufacturers in the country and having handled multi-dimensional portfolios across segments, Kiranji’s appointment will surely be a significant contribution to Wonder Cement’s success story," said Vivek Patni, director. The company is currently commissioning grinding un...

New 2Mta plant planned for Cambodia

19 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s Conch KT Cement (Phnom Penh) plans to build a US$263m cement factory in Aoral, Kampong Speu province, with a 2Mta capacity, according to the Phnom Penh Post. Conch KT Cement is a joint venture between China’s Conch International Holding (HK) Ltd and Battambang KT Cement. The joint venture currently operates another 2Mta facility in Ratanak Mondol district, which started up in 2018. Conch KT Cement’s feasibility study on the project is reportedly almost complete, as the compa...

Togo's new 2.5Mta plant to open next September

12 March 2021, Published under Cement News

CimMetal has provided an update for its 2.5Mta new plant project in Togo. Preliminary works related to construction are now 65 per cent complete and the plant is expected to open in September 2022. The company is set to invest XOF65bn (US$118.26m) in the project, while CimCo also received XOF25bn of funding from the West African Development Bank. 

New cement project set to begin in Ethiopia

09 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Lemi National Cement Industrial Complex, a new private industrial park, is set to be built in the Amhara region of Ethiopia by private investors, according to The Swazi Observer. The US$2.2bn complex is expected to feature many different factories, including a 10,000tpd cement plant. Other factories to be built at the park include gypsum, board and glass manufacturing. The new park is owned by East Africa Holdings, the group which also runs National Cement. China’s West International Hold...