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West Pokot clinker plant finally launched

09 April 2024, Published under Cement News

The much delayed KES45bn (US$346.6m) Devki Group West Pokot clinker plant was finally launched on Monday by Kenya's President William Ruth. The new plant will process up to 6000tpd of clinker or 2Mta, with clinker deliveries sent to finish grinding at Simba Cement’s Eldoret grinding plant, which is currently under construction. The West Pocket plant originally started construction in 2010 by former Prime Minister Rails Odoinga. Devki Group ’s Simba Cement, trading as National Cement ...

Ethiopia to join Africa's big league

09 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Next month, the first phase of an extra 7.5Mta of cement capacity will be commissioned in Ethiopia. Expected to cover more than 50 per cent of national cement demand and bridge the country's demand-supply gap, along with the Melka Jebdu cement plant project, the Lemi cement plant is set to transform Ethiopia's cement sector overnight. Located on a 27ha plot in Lemi Building Materials Industrial Park, 140km north of Addis Ababa in the Amhara region, the Lemi plant project is a part of...

UltraTech Cement commissions Rajpura plant

31 January 2024, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced the commissioning of a 2.6Mta greenfield grinding plant at Rajpura , Punjab, India. This project forms part of the 22.6Mta capacity expansion announced in June 2022. The additional capacity will help UltraTech service the markets in Punjab. With the plant’s commissioning, the company’s total grey cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 135.59Mta.

Bestway Cement Ltd plans greenfield Punjab plant

24 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd has announced its plans to setup a greenfield cement plant with a capacity of 7200tpd of clinker in Punjab province, Pakistan, along with 9MW waste heat recovery plant. Bestway Cement has entered into an agreement with Sinoma International Engineering Co of China for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC). “In view of increasing demand for cement in the country, Bestway Cement has decided to setup a greenfield cement plant in District Mianwali along with 9...

Cherat Cement Co kicks off Line 4 greenfield project

15 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Co Ltd (CHCC), during a financial briefing on 13 September 2021 updated about its planned Line 4 greenfield expansion of 10-11,000tpd at DI Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The completion of the project is expected in three years. The expansion represents an investment of PKR34bn (US$202.1m). The financing structure includes 70 per cent of the total cost will be debt component and the remainder will be equity. The company has obtained PKR5bn for this cap...

New Guyana cement plant breaks ground

25 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Guyanese-owned energy company, Vas Energy Inc and its subsidiary, Georgetown Cement Co broke ground on a US$100m state-of-the-art cement plant at La Resource, Essequibo Coast, in Region Two. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Go-Invest, Dr Peter Ramsaroop, said Guyana's economy is currently booming and there are countless investment opportunities that are available. According to Dr Ramsaroop, the anticipated infrastructural boom in Guyana will create a high demand for cement. He told the ga...

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...

Tigers could halt greenfield Reliance cement plant

03 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp Ltd's greenfield plant for its Reliance cement subsidiary in Mukutban, Yavatmal district, India, has to wait for a four-member committee to pass wildlife clearance for the project. The company received Stage II clearance from the environmental ministry for the diversion of 467.45ha of forest land. However, the land, which has resident tigers in the area is part of the Tiger Conservation Plan and is subject to the Wildlife (Protection) Act (WPA) of 1972.   The report is ex...

Dugongo Cement plant inaugurated

27 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi   inaugurated the 2Mta Dugongo Cement plant, in the southernmost district of Matutuine, on Wednesday. The US$330m   investment by the Chinese West International Holding sees the creation of a greenfield plant on 400,000ha, including a quarry and residential complex for some of the 300 permanent staff. Dugongo Cement has its own charcoal-fired 36MW power station. Water is taken from the Maputo River basin and treated to serve the plant. Pre...

Tan Thang Cement orders an ABB control system package

30 October 2020, Published under Cement News

ABB has supported Tan Thang Cement to successfully complete the commissioning of ABB Ability™ digital solutions at a new cement plant in Nghe An province, Vietnam.  ABB provided the ABB Ability™ System 800xA DCS (Distributed Control System), which integrates control, electrical and communication systems for optimal visibility into all processes for stable production and the efficient use of raw materials and energy. The package also includes ABB Ability™ Knowledge Manager and ABB Ability™...