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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. ...

JK Lakshmi upgrades capacity for increased demand

03 September 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd has recently upgraded the capacity at two grinding units in Gujarat to supply the growing demand in the region. The units in Kalol and Surat supply cement for both Gujarat and Maharashtra. "Our combined capacity at both these locations has been raised to about 2.5Mta from earlier 1.5Mta," said Shailendra Chouksey, whole-time director, JK Lakshmi Cement. "We have been expecting reasonable growth in the cement sector largely driven by various government initia...

Pioneer Cement raises grinding capacity

28 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement, located at Khushab, in Punjab province has increased its cement grinding capacity to 0.8Mta. Company Secretary, Waqar Naeem, notified the stock exchange on Wednesday that Pioneer Cement had raised its grinding capacity to 345tph. According to Sherman Securities' Research Analyst Saqib Hussain, the capacity increase of 0.8Mta will help the company improve its revenue and profit. The extra grinding capacity was delayed and was originally scheduled to come on-stream in Decembe...

Vicat

04 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Vicat is to invest some EUR223m in its Indian operations. Of this, EUR60m will be spend on a 1.75Mta grinding centre at Vizianagam in Andhra Pradesh for completion by the middle of 2022. EUR140m will be invested at the Karnataka works, adding a further 2.25Mta to the plant’s capacity and taking it to 5Mt by 2023.   

Paraguay’s INC announces record sales in November

05 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) announced record sales of 1.2m bags in November 2017. Jorge Méndez, president of the Paraguayan cement producer, said the company sold 1,249,065 bags of Cemento Vallemi, a sign that the market is returning to growth. He added that the company successfully switched from fuel oil to petcoke to fire its kiln, which has enabled the company to generate significant cost savings. While the fuel oil has an average cost of US$750/t, petcoke is considerably ...

Consortium applies to build 1Mta grinding unit in Athi River

13 November 2017, Published under Cement News

A consortium of local quarry operators and institutional investors are planning to establish a KES5bn (US$48.3m) cement plant in Athi River, Kenya. Global Choice Ltd will build a 1Mta grinding unit at the location. Roller press technology will be used to produce 3000tpd of cement. Clinker for the plan will be imported and transported via the standard gauge railway while pozzolana and gypsum will be locally sourced, creating new revenues for the quarry operators. The company is currently...