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ACC announces INR30bn expansion plans

12 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The board of India's ACC has approved a proposal for setting up an integrated greenfield project at Ametha, Madhya Pradesh, with a clinker capacity of 3Mta and cement of 1Mta. The plans also include the "expansion of the existing grinding unit in Tikaria, Uttar Pradesh and a third grinding unit also in Uttar Pradesh," said the company in a press release. The board has also approved a further 1.1Mta grinding project at its existing plant in Sindri. Meanwhile, the company will fund the expan...

Sagar Cements announces new investments in plant projects

06 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Sagar Cements has approved significant investment in both Satguru Cements and Jajpur Cements, which will enable the company to expand its presence in central and eastern India. "The board has approved a proposal to invest a sum of INR1.5bn (US$21.1m) in Satguru Cement Pvt Ltd (SCPL), Indore, to set-up a greenfield cement manufacturing plant of 1Mta capacity along with a waste heat recovery power plant, at a total cost of INR4.26bn. SCL will be holding 65 per cent in the equity share capit...

Yamama on track to the future

15 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Designed for a clinker capacity of 20,000tpd, Yamama Cement Company’s new plant complex is currently the largest cement project in the Middle East. For the cement company and its EPC contractor thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, the project is now entering the home straight. By thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Construction on Yamama Cement’s new 20,000tpd plant at Alhalal Alshamalia, Saudi Arabia, is well under way Yamama Cement, one of the oldest and largest cemen...

Expansion plans of Fauji Cement are underway

12 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the 10th Extraordinary General Meeting (EOGM) of FCCL will be held in  Islamabad on 29 November 2018 to obtain approval for a greenfield project, elect company directors for a period of three years from 13 December 2018 to 12 December 2021and other business. According to annual report for the year 2018, the company is planning to establish an additional plant and necessary preparation in this regard are u...

Hima Cement to open new plant in Uganda next month

17 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Hima Cement has announced that its UGX144bn (US$40m) new plant in Tororo, Uganda, will begin operations next month. The country is currently experiencing a severe price hike and George Nicola, CEO of Hima Cement Uganda, has stated that increased production can solve the issue. “It is not the producers increasing the price but it’s the full distribution channel that has been impacted,” said Mr Nicola. “What is causing the price to go up is because our customers’ distributors and retailer...

Vicem Hoang Mai Cement receives approval to construct plant

12 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Despite issuing a request to relocate last year, authorities of Vietnam’s Nghe An province have now granted approval for Vicem Hoang Mai Cement JSC to develop its Hoang Mai 2 facility in the area, according to Viet Nam News. Therefore, the company will construct the plant in the originally intended location of Hoang Mai 2 industrial park, Quynh Vinh commune. Once fully operational, the plant will have a 0.92Mta clinker capacity and a capability to produce 1.15Mta of cement.

Raysut Cement to look at 1Mta plant in Georgia

22 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co is planning to carry out an initial study for a 1Mta plant in Georgia, according to Muscat Daily. The company’s subsidiary, Pioneer Cement Industries Georgia Ltd, already owns a mine with over 30Mt of limestone reserves, located 60km from Tbilisi. According to a disclosure filed to the Muscat Securities Market, Raysut Cement has begun discussions with possible partners for both equity participation and engineering, procurement and construction contracting. A decisi...

Vicat announces plans for upcoming Indian projects

12 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Vicat Group will invest INR5.1bn (US$78.4m) to set up a 1.75Mta greenfield grinding unit in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. The group’s subsidiary Kalburgi Cements Pvt Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB), an agency dedicated to attracting investments into the state. Vicat plans to invest approximately INR17.35bn in India over the next three years. Alongside financing the grinding unit, the money will also be used to ...

BGC Cement acquires land for new depot

28 February 2018, Published under Cement News

BGC Cement is in the final stages of acquiring two industrial lots in West Kalgoorlie, Australia, which will become a major new depot for storage and distribution of cement. Construction of the project was due to begin in 2017, according to the Kalgoorlie Miner. "Having now almost settled our land acquisition, we are confident that development will begin in the second quarter of 2018," said Chris Sefton, Kalgoorlie regional manager, BGC.  "There has been considerable, increasing demand...

Shree Cement commissions New Bihar cement plant

20 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a 2Mta grinding plant called the 'New Bihar cement plant', which is located at Aurangabad in the state of Bihar, India. The company has recently commissioned its Bangur cement grinding unit. The new plant has capacity of 3.6Mta and is located at Village Rohi Udaipur Udasar, Sriganganagar district, Rajasthan. Currently, Shree Cement's manufacturing operations are located in six north and eastern India states.