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Cementos Artigas commissions new grinding plant

20 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Cementos Artigas has started up its new grinding and dispatch plant in Minas, Uruguay. The US$40m investment represents significant improvements in terms of cost efficiency and environmental performance and will bring the company’s total cement production capacity to 0.67Mta.   The new plant includes a new high-efficiency vertical cement mill, a multi-compartment silo and a high-productivity bulk dispatch facility. This will allow the company to expand its product portfolio while reducing...

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe to increase exports

24 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe made its first exports to Malawi and is expecting to build on the shipment to increase exports from Zimbabwe. “Because of our significant capacity, which is first of all oversized for the domestic market, growing demand in the region for this type of products, we are looking at, especially, (export) markets like Zambia and Malawi,” said CEO Geoffrey Ndugwa. “We just made our first exports to Malawi a few weeks ago, so we are feeling pretty good about the trend,” h...

Cementos Artigas to shift grinding to Minas plant

13 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Cementos Artigas, the joint venture of Cementos Molins and Votorantim Cimentos, has commenced a US$40m project to unify its cement production in Uruguay. The project will integrate the company’s grinding plant, currently located in Montevideo, with its clinker plant at Minas, 100km from the capital to achieve “a more efficient and sustainable” unified production line, according to the company. A new state-of-the-art vertical cement mill and new cement silos will be installed at the Minas p...

HeidelbergCement expects debottlenecking grinding capacity by end March

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement expects to complete its debottlenecking of cement grinding capacity in Imlai (Madhya Pradesh) and Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) to be completed by 31 March 2020. The project represents an investment of INR207m (US$2.9m) and is being met through internal accruals, according to Accord Fintech. Upon completion the company’s total grinding capacity would reached 6.26Mta.   

Raysut Cement signs Duqm plant deals

30 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Omani cement producer Raysut Cement Co, has signed a land lease and Port of Terminal services agreements with Port of Duqm Co for the construction of its US$30m grinding unit. Commenting on the programme, Raysut Cement’s chief executive officer, Joey Ghose, said: "The Duqm unit, which comes after our recent acquisition of Sohar Cements in Oman will help us consolidate and strengthen our presence in Oman and the neighbouring Gulf markets. Our goal is to raise our capacity to 20 million tonn...

UltraTech clinker grinding project to start in October

03 May 2019, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement is preparing to set up a 3Mta clinker grinding unit in Cuttack district, Odisha, India. The INR5.59bn project,which will be funded through a bank loan, will be located on a 36.4ha site. It is expected to provide employment to 120 people. The company has received environmental clearance for the project, which is expected to start by October 2019.

Thamesport Cement to build 0.5Mta grinding plant in UK

14 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Thamesport Cement has submitted a full planning application of its proposed site on the Isle of Grain, Kent, UK. Backed by France-based Cem’In’Eu, the company promises to bring “21st century cement manufacturing” to the UK. Following a presentation of the project to Medway Council last month, Colin Jenkins, managing director of Thamesport Cement, accompanied by fellow directors Gerd Aufdenblatten and Fabien Charbonnel, said: ‘We are very pleased and excited at the prospect of bringing to th...

RCCPL announces grinding plant expansion

06 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India's Birla Corp has announced that it plans to carry out the second phase of expansion at the grinding plant of its RCCPL subsidiary in Kundanganj, Uttar Pradesh. The project includes the installation of a 1.2Mta third line, increasing total plant capacity to 3.2Mta. The plans are expected to be completed in the FY20-21 at an investment cost of INR2.5bn (US$34.23m).

Cim Ivoire starts up new plant

03 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cim Metal-owned Cim Ivoire has started production at its Abidjan grinding plant in Côte d’Ivoire. The 8650tpd grinding unit, which features a vertical roller mill, is the largest plant in the country and is expected to provide the cement producer with long-term logistical benefits. The project was carried out by Intercem Engineering, who also supplied the plant’s clinker and cement silos, packing plant and truck loading station. To transport the raw materials from the new Eco Hopper to the...

Boral concludes deal with Geelong Port for new facility

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

A new clinker grinding and cement facility is to be built at Geelong following an agreement between Boral Cement and Geelong Port, Australia. The 25-year agreement will see Boral invest AUD130m (US$94.3m) in a 1.3Mta facility, which is to be connected by a conveyor system to Lascelles Wharf to provide efficient discharge and processing. The new facility is expected to enable Boral to increase capacity to meet future infrastructure demand in Victoria and extend Boral’s range of products. ...