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Egyptian government announces award of three new plant licences

01 December 2016, Published under Cement News

The Egyptian Industrial Development Authority has today announced that three firms have been successful in their bids to build new cement plants, local media reports. The licences, which will permit the construction of new integrated works with between 1.5 and 2.0Mta capacity, were awarded to El Sewedy Cement, South Valley Cement and a third firm, identified in the article as Egyptian Cement. El Sewedy, which currently has around 2.3Mta of cement capacity, will be permitted to build a ...

Morocco: Cemos announces plans for Tarfaya plant

25 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Challenger magazine has reported that Jersey-based Cemos Group plans to construct a MAD3bn (US$296m) cement plant in Tarfaya in the country’s southwest. The 1.6Mta integrated plant will utilise local deposits of oil shale as an energy source. In this way, Cemos – which is a portmanteau of Cement from Oil Shale – hopes to keep costs down, paving the way to allowing it to export some of its production to west Africa. Cemos had originally intended to exploit the 1bnt oil shale d...

Vietnam: three new plants intensify competition

08 November 2016, Published under Cement News

In 2016 Vietnam's cement industry has added three new production lines, bringing the total capacity to 88Mta, significantly ahead of the country's 59-60Mt cement consumption, and representing an increase of approximately six per cent compared to 2015, reports local media. 

The new lines of Vissai Cement Group Co Ltd and at Long Son Cement, located next to each other in the province of Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, and the market launch of their products in the same time, caused further pressures in a...

Colombia: EcoCementos project will be located in free trade zone

04 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Molins' joint venture with Colombia's Corona construction group, EcoCementos, will produce cement in one of the new free trade zones announced by the country's government. The new works, which is expected to have a clinker capacity of 3000tpd and a cement capacity of 1.35Mta, will be located in Sonsón, Antioquia, Colombia. It represents a joint investment of US$370m and is expected to be operational by mid-2018. Colombia is launching four new free trade zones, authorised by ...

Canada: McInnis Cement ready to start Spring deliveries

02 November 2016, Published under Cement News

McInnis Cement, in collaboration with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the other shareholders, announced that close to 75 per cent of the construction phase of the 2.5Mta cement greenfield plant has been completed and certain operations have begun. The heightened pace of construction on the company's various sites, starting with the Port-Daniel-Gascons industrial project, will allow the project to be completed in time for the first cement deliveries in the spring.The Sainte-C...

Algeria: New integrated plant to produce oil well cement

02 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Algeria's Minister of Industry and Mines, Abdessalem Bouchouareb, has stated that a planned 1.5Mta integrated plant being built by STG Engineering and Real Estate Development will be operational by 1Q17, Radio Algérienne reports. As originally announced, the plant had been scheduled to begin production in 2016, but construction on the project did not begin until February of this year. Built at a cost of DZD21bn (US$190m) in Timokten commune in the south's Adrar province, the plant will...

Egypt: Ain Sokhna plant a step nearer to reality

31 October 2016, Published under Cement News

A cement company plans to establish a cement factory on the Ain Sokhna desert road with a 1.5Mta clinker production capacity. Ahmed Abdelmoghny, managing director of Premiere Financial Consultants, said that his company seeks to provide funds worth EGP3bn (US$337m) annually to an undisclosed cement company. Moreover, he said that the cement company will upgrade its existing lines. The implementation period of the project is 24 months following the establishment date, with Mr Abdelmoghny n...

Vietnam: Tan Thang Cement awards FLSmidth US$38.5m plant project

17 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Tan Thang Cement JSC has awarded FLSmidth an engineering and procurement contract for around DKK255m (US$38.5m) to supply main equipment to a greenfield cement plant in Vietnam. The plant will be located in the Nghe An province, some 300km south of the capital, Hanoi.    The order includes all the main equipment from raw mill grinding to clinker silo, as well as a coal mill installation, civil design, commissioning and training. Once completed, the cement plant will have a capacity of 5000...

A new dragon rises

08 June 2016, Published under Cement News

It has been a protracted project to finally establish a commercially-viable 1.36Mta capacity cement plant in Bhutan. The development of Dungsam Cement was hit by several setbacks, but today it is starting to see production reach higher levels, and with the help of Humboldt Wedag engineers, it is on the path to a better future. By Dungsam Cement, Bhutan. Dungsam Cement is a greenfield plant situated on the river Kerung ri, southern Bhutan Dungsam Cement Corp Ltd (DCCL) is a Royal...

Indonesia: Loesche mill for new plant

01 June 2016, Published under Cement News

PT Krakatau Semen Indonesia has awarded Germany-based Loesche a contract for its emerging Cigading slag grinding plant in Cilegon, Banten. The scope of supply for this contract includes a Loesche mill with an LDC classifier, the raw material transport system, the mill dust extraction system, the reject system and the silo equipment. Loesche GmbH subsidiaries are also participants in the contract, with Loesche ThermoProzesstechnik GmbH supplying a hot gas generator type LF-36L and autom...