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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.

Emami plans to lift capacity to 6Mta

14 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Emami Cement Ltd plans to raise its total production capacity to 6Mta as its 2Mta plant being set up in Odisha's Jajpur district is likely to be commissioned by March 2018. Presently, Emami Cement is producing 60 per cent of the current total cement capacity of 4Mta through its clinker plant in Chhattisgarh and the grinding unit at Panagarh in West Bengal, Vivek Chawla, CEO of Emami Cement Ltd, told reporters. By March 2018 these two units target to achieve the operational production c...

San Miguel, Northern Cement form JV

30 August 2017, Published under Cement News

San Miguel Corp (SMC) has formed a joint venture with Northern Cement Corp to establish a cement plant in Sison, Pangasinan, Philippines. The joint venture company will be controlled by SMC via a 70 per cent stake while the remainder of shares is owned by Northern Cement, which is owned by SMC chairman, Eduardo Cojuangco Jr.  Tycoon Ramon Ang is president of both SMC and Northern Cement. “SMC and Northern Cement Corp have agreed to organize and establish a joint venture corporation for...

President of Ghana to lay foundation stone for new plant

14 August 2017, Published under Cement News

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana will tomorrow lay the foundation stone a new grinding plant for CBI Ghana at the Tema Free Zones Enclave. When complete, the CBI Ghana plant will produce premium cement under the brand name, Supacem. "We intend to produce and supply high-quality Supacem cement to Ghanaian builders and stabilise cement supply for all required grades in Ghana,” Managing Director, Frédéric Albrecht, told the Business and Financial Times. Supacem will launch w...

Birla Corp to seek board approval for Mukutban plant

10 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp is due to put its proposal plans for a greenfield plant at Mukutban near Yavatmal district, India, before its board of directors for approval. "We are planning to invest around INR2400 crore [US$375m] for the 4Mta greenfield cement plant at Mukutban. We will now go to the board for approval," said Harsh V Lodha, chairman of Birla Corporation, in a press release following the company's AGM on Monday. The new plant would be funded through a mixture of debt and internal accruals, ...

FLSmidth awarded Uruguay cement plant contract

04 August 2017, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded an order from Cielo Azul Cementos y Calizas SA for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a complete cement plant near the city of Treinta y Tres, approximately 300km from the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo.   The order comprises a complete range of equipment from crushing to packing and a palletising system. FLSmidth will deliver state-of-the-art energy-efficient technology including vertical roller mills for raw, coal and cement grinding, FLSmidth Cr...

Nepal-China JV due to start operations in 2018

02 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hongshi-Shivam Cement Private Ltd, a Nepal-China joint venture company, is aiming to start cement production in March 2018, according to a senior company official. Shiva Ratna Sharada, director of the joint venture company, told Xinhua News that construction work on the 6000tpd plant is in full swing. The factory is being constructed at Nepal's southwestern district of Nawalparasi and its mine site is located in neighbouring Palpa district. The new volumes will primarily serve the domes...

Birla Corp considers Maharashtra plant investment

02 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp is planning a 4Mta cement plant in Mukutban, in the state of Maharashtra, Chairman Harsh V Lodha told reporters on the sidelines of company’s Annual General Meeting. The cement producer has already acquired land for the project and the proposal will be put to the company’s board for approval. The investment will be financed by a combination of debt and internal accruals. The project is a revival of plans shelved by Reliance Infrastructure whose cement interests were acquired ...

Cambodia plant set to begin operations at year-end

28 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Battambang Conch Cement, a joint venture between Cambodia’s Battambang KT Cement and Conch International Holdings, is set to begin operations of its 1.8Mta cement plant in Battambang province at the end of the year. “The official commission of the plant will be in December,”  the Khmer Times (Cambodia) quoted Sie Mengnang, an administrative officer in Battambang Conch Cement, as saying. “Currently about 70 per cent of construction has been completed,” he added.