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Conch reportedly planning Russian investment

11 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement Co of China is planning to build a 2Mta a cement plant in the Ulyanovsk region of Russia, local press report. The estimated investment in the project is US$300m, according to Esmerk Russian News.

Zambian prices expected to come down

11 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in Zambia are expected to drop further with new capacity investments being lined up, according to the country's Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary, Siazongo Siakalenge. Mr Siakalenge said two Chinese investors, namely, Jidong Development Group and Sino Construction Limited, had expressed interest in setting up two cement plants in Lusaka and Ndola, respectively. "Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the two companies in China in April thi...

Vietnam: Song Lam project 'facing financial difficulties'

21 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Vissai Cement Group, which is building the 12,000tpd Song Lam Cement Plant, has announced that ground clearance has already reached about VND240bn (US$11m). As a result, the group has reported 'facing financial difficulties' and is also struggling with the costs of clearing the path for a road between the plant site and an existing grinding facility. The project involves two production lines, each with a clinker capacity of 6000tpd.  It was originally expected that the plant would pro...

CESA awarded Algerian plant project

15 July 2015, Published under Cement News

At the beginning of 2015, CESA – Cement Engineering SA – was awarded the contract for full engineering consultancy, construction and commissioning supervision for a new plant to be built in Algeria by CEVITAL Minerals. The greenfield facility, with a clinker capacity of 4Mta, will be situated in El Khroub, near the city of Constantine in northeastern Algeria.   The role of Cement Engineering SA as the owners engineer covers the raw materials and quarry investigations, basic design of the pl...

FLSmidth to supply DG Khan new plant, Pakistan

13 July 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract worth EUR57m with DG Khan Cement Company Ltd to supply engineering and equipment for a 8500tpd greenfield cement plant in Pakistan. The plant will be located in Hub in the province of Baluchistan approximately 30 km northwest of Karachi, Pakistan. DG Khan Cement Company Ltd is a major cement producer in Pakistan and part of the Nishat Group which is one of the largest conglomerates in the country. The first contract between DG Khan Cement Company Ltd and FLSmi...

JSW Cement plans to expand Indian footprint

07 July 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement is planning to expand its current 6.4Mta slag-based cement capacity in the coming years with entry into new areas beyond south India under consideration. “We are planning to go into areas other than south India such as into east and west India especially in West Bengal, Odisha and in Maharashtra that would include both the greenfield and brownfield investments. Certain approvals are being awaited and we expect them to come during the monsoon period after that we will start the c...

Loesche LM 56.3+3 vertical roller mill for new Turkish cement plant

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Biberci Insaat has ordered a Loesche LM 56.3+3 clinker grinding VRM for a new cement plant in Konya, in the central Anatolia region of Turkey. The  company, which specialises in infrastructure works including road construction, water conduction lines, sewerage, natural gas, etc, is now venturing into the cement industry with this greenfield project.    The Loesche 56 3+3 mill will have a capacity to produce 200tph or OPC at 3800Blaine, with a gearbox capacity of 5400kW.  Delivery is ...

Limak Holdings eyes Mozambique entry

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Turkish conglomerate Limak Holding says it will invest US$150m in a 2Mta cement factory in Mozambique. Limak chairperson, Nihat Ozdemir, said his firm would create least 500 jobs during the first phase of the factory to be built in the Maputo port area. Limak has major interests in construction, cement, electricity and tourism in Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Albania and Macedonia.

Cimpor announces construction of new Mozambique cement plant

24 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cimpor subsidiary Cimentos de Moçambique announced yesterday it commenced the process of building a new integrated cement plant in Nacala, situated on the northern coast of the southern African country . Cimentos de Moçambique owns the country's only integrated cement plant, situated in Matola, as well as four grinding units. The company currently has a cement production capacity of 3.1Mta and a workforce of 1200. "The new capacity to be installed increases the efficiency of the r...

Addoha Group to build 0.5Mta Gabon works

09 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Addoha Group announced plans to build a cement plant in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. The new EUR30m works will be operated through its CIMAF Gabon subsidiary. It will have an initial production capacity of 0.5Mta, but will be expandable to 1Mta. The greenfield plant is expected to generated 200 direct and 1000 indirect jobs.