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San Miguel Corp to up investment spend

21 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp said on Monday it is raising planned investment in cement manufacturing to almost US$1bn with the addition of three new cement plants to two previously announced facilities. President Ramon Ang outlined the investment at a briefing following the listing of San Miguel's PHP33.5bn (US$720m) worth of newly issued preferred shares. Ang said in July San Miguel was building two cement plants, worth US$800m, expected to be completed in 2017. (Source: Reute...

KHD signs contracts in Russia

14 September 2015, Published under Cement News

 ZAB Zementanlagenbau GmbH Dessau (ZAB), Dessau, Germany, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Germany, has signed contracts totalling over EUR100m for equipment and services for a new cement plant with a production capacity of 4500tpd clinker. The new plant will be built in the Northern Caucasus region of Russia.

Itacamba's new plant on track for 2H15 opening, Bolivia

11 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Itacamba Cemento's new plant in Yacuses, near Puerto Suarez, Santa Cruz, is set to open in the second half of 2015, according to local press reports. The new facility will have a capacity of 870,000tpa of cement and primarily serve the Santa Cruz market in eastern Bolivia.

Dangote opens grinding plant in Cameroon, Zimbabwe works on the cards

01 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc has inaugurated its 1.5Mta cement grinding plant in Douala, Cameroon. In addition, the company laid the foundation for a 200m terminal in Base Elf area, of the Douala Port. President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said he company has decided to begin work on the second phase of the plant, which will see the doubling of its capacity to 3Mta. Zimbabwe plans The company has also indicated its intention to open a US$400m cement plant in Zimbabwe with a capacity of 1....

New licences to be issued for Upper Egypt

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Egypt's Ministry of Industry and Trade is to grant new licences for cement factories in Upper Egypt governorates next September, according to local press reports. Minister Monir Fakhry Abdel Nour said during an interview with the "60 Minutes" radio show on Radio Masr that the new licences target meeting future needs of local market for cement until 2020. The ministry will announce the new licences after completing studies on them. (Source: Amwal Al Ghad).


24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

PPC has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 0.7Mta cement works in Msara, near Harare, Zimbabwe. The US$80m plant, which will become the company’s second facility in the country, is due to be commissioned in the second half of this year. The plant is currently under construction by China’s Sinoma International Engineering. “While our existing plant in Bulawayo has positioned us well in Matabeleland, it is clear that much of the country’s future growth centres around Harare and north...

Anhui Conch

24 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch has reportedly signed an agreement to construct a 2Mta cement plant in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Located on the Volga River in the west of the country, Ulyanovsk lies 893km from Moscow. The new plant is rumoured to be costing US$274m. Cement demand is expected to be strong in the region following the announcement of over 325 infrastructure projects over the last five years. Over half of these are due to be realised in 2015-2020 with some planned to finish closer to 2030. In total the ...

JSW Group resumes plans for Bengal plant, India

21 August 2015, Published under Cement News

The JSW Group has proposed to build a 2.5Mta slag-based cement plant in Salboni, Bengal. Should everything proceed as planned, the Mumbai-based conglomerate may start the project next year. The company had originally signed an agreement with the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee-government to invest in a 10Mt steel and 1680MW power plant, which had included a cement unit to utilise the slag generated from the blast furnace plant. However, the project was put on hold in December 2014. But now the pl...

Chinese company signs MoU for Pakistan plant

19 August 2015, Published under Cement News

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Punjab government and Chinese cement company Yantai Baoqiao Jinhong for the establishment of a cement plant, according to reports by the Business Recorder (Pakistan). Under the agreement, Yantai Baoqiao Jinhong is to establish the plant in Salt Range, Punjab province, involving an investment of US$350m.  Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest at Tuesday's ceremony, where the documents were signed by Dr Arsh...

AllScan PGNA analyser selected for Emami Cement greenfield project, India

18 August 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth India has placed an order with Realtime Instruments (RTI), Australia for delivery of an AllScan PGNA Analyser for FLSmidth’s contract to supply of a QCX lab automation and quality control system to Emami Cement Ltd, India. The site for this greenfield project is located near the city of Raipur in India. Delivery of the analyser for a stockpile application is scheduled for October 2015 with expected commissioning in the first half of 2016. In just three years after market introduct...