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CimMetal awards Togo grinding contract to Intercem

04 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Togo-based cement producer CimMetal has placed the order for various equipment for its 2.5Mta VRM-based grinding plant at Lomé with Austrian equipment supplier Intercem. The order includes a 1000tph truck unloading station, a 25,000tph additives storage facility, a 1000tph truck loading station, two 50,000t clinker silos, four Rotopackers, 10 truck scales and the corresponding laboratory equipment. The steel construction, entire sheet metal fabrication, subsystems, electrical equipment...

JK Cement commissions 2.5Mta of grinding capacity

04 February 2020, Published under Cement News

India's JK Cement has announced the successful commissioning of 1Mta of grey cement grinding capacity in Mangrol, Rajasthan, and 1.5Mta of the same in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The company began commercial dispatches from the units on Monday, 3 February. Elsewhere, it has noted that the 0.7Mta split grinding unit project in Balasinor, Gujarat, is in an advanced stage of completion.

Wonder Cement launches new grinding unit

31 January 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has launched operations at its new 2Mta grinding unit in Bhadnawar, Madhya Pradesh. This plant will be followed by the commissioning of another grinding unit in Jhajjar, Haryana, later this year, with both projects representing a total investment of INR8bn (US$112.09m). The clinker for the plant will be supplied from the company’s production facility in Nimbahera, Rajasthan. "Now, we will be able to supply our cement in the rest of Madhya Pradesh", said Vivek Patni, d...

UltraTech awards grinding equipment order to Gebr Pfeiffer

19 December 2019, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement, India’s largest cement producer, has placed the order for a MVR 6000 C-6 mill with Gebr Pfeiffer. The order is the first ever between UltraTech and Gebr Pfeiffer although the latter’s vertical roller mills are reportedly part of the standard equipment of the Indian cement company. The mill will enable UltraTech to grind 225tph of granulated blastfurnace slag as well as up to 370tph of a range of blended cements. Two opposing rollers of the six active grinding rollers of ...

Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019

10 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – Aliénor Ciments (Cem'In'Eu) Company representatives     Sébastien Didier-Laurent, technical director, Aliénor Ciments and Cem’In’Eu (France)   Company description Aliénor Ciments is the first in a network of cement grinding plants being installed across Europe by newcomer Cem’In’Eu. In contrast to large production units built far away from their customers, Cem’In’Eu aims to construct small units in the heart of the markets, me...

New opportunities for Europe

07 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark looks at how the EU ETS is expected to change the face of European clinker manufacture. With the price of carbon credits rising, it could become more economically viable to import clinker and grind it upon arrival in Europe through the use of smaller grinding facilities. By Dr Michael Clark, UK. Cem’In’EU’s new facility in Tonneins, southwest France, is an example of the new wave of clinker-importing grinding units expected to arrive The summer of 2019 has se...

Loma Negra to turn San Juan plant into grinding and dispatch unit

05 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Argentina's Loma Negra has announced that it will be converting its 400tpd integrated plant in San Juan into a grinding and cement dispatch facility. "In the plant no more cement will be manufactured, the clinker will be brought from the Frías plant in Catamarca, located 600km away," said Ivan Malla, general secretary of the Argentine Mining Workers Association (AOMA). Of the 70 plant workers, this decision was expected to impact 40. However, after union negotiations this was reduced to 2...

Kenya's Savannah Cement plans KES5bn grinding plant in major expansion plan

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Savannah Cement is currently undertaken a KES5bn expansion of its grinding plant at Kitengela, Kenya, according to the company’s MD, Ronald Ndegwa. The project sees the construction of a 1.2Mta grinding unit, which will double the company’s current installed capacity. Central to the plant will be an energy-efficient vertical grinding mill, supplied by FLSmidth. The new facility is expected to be commissioned by the end of the year. “At Savannah Cement, we are banking on the regional ma...

Charah Solutions to set up third SCM grinding unit

01 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Charah® Solutions Inc has announced plans to set up its third grinding facility for supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) in Oxnard, California, USA. "Charah Solutions is one of the leading fly ash sales and marketing companies in the country and we are proving that further with this new facility that will help stabilise the West Coast market with high-quality SCMs where availability has traditionally been inconsistent," said Scott Sewell, president and CEO of Charah Solutions. T...

Cem’In’Eu awards Portes les Valence grinding contract to FCB

19 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cem’In’Eu has awarded the contract for a 0.25Mta grinding plant at Portes les Valence, Drôme, France, to Fives FCB. The order includes an FCB-B ball mill with a capacity of 34tph, which will operate in closed circuit with an FCB TSV high-efficiency dynamic separator. In addition, Fives FCB will supply clinker, limestone and gypsum hoppers and loading systems. "This contract is the basis of a genuine partnership between Cem'In'Eu and Fives FCB which will involve the supply of other product...