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Dangote inaugurates Ethiopian cement plant

05 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has inaugurated its US$480m integrated cement works in Ethiopia in the presence of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The new facility has a capacity of 2.5Mta and is located in West Shewa Zone, near Muger town of Oromiya Regional State, about 85km from the capital Addis Ababa. During the inauguration ceremony yesterday, Aliko Dangote, owner of the Dangote Group, said: "The ease of investing in Ethiopia proves the enduring political stability in the country and a favourable...

EPC contract signed for new Limak cement works, Turkey

02 June 2015, Published under Cement News

China's Sinoma International Engineering Co signed a contract on Friday with Turkey's Limak Holding to build a US$155m cement factory in the capital Ankara. The factory will have a capacity to produce 5000ptd of cement, Limak officials said during a signing ceremony for the equipment, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. Construction is expected to take 20 months and Sinoma expects to complete it in the first quarter of 2017.

Chinese firm signs MoU for Masvingo plant, Zimbabwe

02 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Masvingo Rural District Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Xhing Xhong Cement Co of China for the establishment of a new cement plant in Zimbabwe. “I can confirm that we’ve agreed with an investor who wants to establish a cement plant in Chief Charumbira’s area. We’ve signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the investor and it’s now left to them to start the project,” Martin Mubviro, CEO of Masvingo Rural District Council, was quoted by the  Chronicle (Zimbabwe) as sayi...

Semen Indonesia reportedly plans US$340.2m Aceh plant

01 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Indonesia's largest cement maker, PT Semen Indonesia Tbk , plans to build a new plant in Aceh worth IDR4.5trn (US$340.2m), Investor Daily reported, quoting Corporate Secretary Agung Wiharto. The construction will start in 2016 or 2017 and the plant will have a production capacity of 3Mta, according to the report.

Ang plans to increase capacity in the Philippines

01 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Philippine businessman Ramon S Ang plans to expand capacity of his privately-held Eagle Cement Corp as well as construct two new cement plants in the country. In an interview published in the Philippine Star, Ang said the company plans to build two new cement facilities in Cebu and Davao, each with a capacity of 2Mta. He also plans to add a 1Mta line at its existing cement facility in Bulacan. “We are now finishing the second line and preparing to put up a third line. With Eagle...

Gansu Qilianshan to invest Kyrgyzstan project

27 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Gansu Qilianshan Cement and 8th Metallurgical Corporation signed a memo with JBK on joint construction of a cement production line project in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. The three parties plan to jointly spend US$130m building the cement production line project in southern Kyrgyzstan. The Chinese and Kyrgyzstan sides hold 80 per cent and 20 per cent of the project respectively. (Source: SinoCast Construction & Real Estate Beat)

FLSmidth receives Vietnam cement plant order

26 May 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has received an order worth approximately EUR100m (DKK750m) from the Vietnamese cement producer Xuan Than Group for the supply of a complete cement plant with a capacity of 12,000tpd. The plant will be located approximately 100km South of Hanoi, Vietnam. Once completed, the plant will be the largest cement plant in Southeast Asia, FLSmidth highlighted.   "The Vietnamese cement market is expected to grow over the coming years and it is a well-known market to FLSmidth as we have been...

Kerneos India breaks ground on AP calcium aluminate cement plant

22 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Kerneos India held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 30,000tpa greenfield calcium aluminate cement plant in the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh (AP). Segi P Idicula, managing director of Kerneos (India and Middle East), said the Vizag project has the infrastructure to set up another 30,000tpa line, which would be taken up as the market grows.  While catering to domestic needs would be its primary objective, the Vizag plant would also export products to neighbouring countries. The new f...

Algeria: GICA to increase capacity to 18.5Mta by end-2017

05 May 2015, Published under Cement News

State-owned Groupe Industriel des Ciments d’Algérie (GICA) will invest DZD154bn (US$1.6bn) to increase its production by from 11.5Mta currently up to 18.5Mta by the end of 2017. The investment involves the expansion of two cement plants and construction of a further two cement facilities, the group's CEO Rabah Guessoum told Algerie Press Service (APS). Expansion work at Chlef and Ain Kebira (Setif) has already been launched, and will allow the group to reach a production capacity of 15.5Mt...

Anhui Conch Cement Co

29 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Earlier this month a delegation from Anhui Conch Cement Company Ltd met with the governor of the Chelyabinsk region in Russia to discuss the possibility of setting up a cement plant in the South Urals. During the four-day visit, various sites were inspected along with the Atlyan limestone deposit near Miass and the Slavyansk deposit near Bakal. The company is reportedly yet to decide whether to upgrade the wet production facilities at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works or to launch a new ...