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LafargeHolcim Guinea orders mobile grinding plant

11 December 2018, Published under Cement News

CBMI has signed an EPC contract to build a modular mobile grinding plant for LafargeHolcim Ciments de Guinea. The grinding plant will be located at Dubréka town, 80km from the port of Conakry. LafargeHolcim Ciments de Guinea currently has a 70 per cent share of the local market in Guinea.

France sets the pace with quick-build grinding plants

26 October 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported on the inauguration of Cem'In'EU's first grinding plant at Alienor Ciments in Tonneins in the southwest of France. The 0.24Mta plant is one of five modular grinding units that the group intends to build in France in the next few years. It comes only a couple of months after Ecocem officially opened its 0.75Mta ground granulated blastfurnace slag (GGBS) cement grinding plant in the Port of Dunkirk, from where it will export to the UK and northern Europe. Ciment...

Cem'In'EU inaugurates its Aliénor Ciments plant

24 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cem‘In’EU Group inaugurated its first modular grinding plant at Aliénor Ciments yesterday in Tonneins, 100km southeast of Bordeaux, France. The 0.22-0.25Mta plant is the first of a network of grinding units that the group aims to construct in France, Poland and the UK. Intercem Engineering of GmbH of Oelde in Germany constructed the 30tph ball mill section of the plant in just four months. The mill is equipped with a separator that was also specially designed by Intercem Engineering. The pl...

Boral's Geelong grinding unit wins environmental approval

02 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Victoria's planning tribunal has given the approval for the Boral to construct a 1.3Mta clinker grinding facility at Geelong Port without further environmental monitoring. The Environment Protection Authority approved the construction of the AUS$100m (US$73.7m) facility on vacant land in the Lascelles Wharf precinct last October. However a local man took the EPA to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), asking for conditions to be added to the approval related to noise,...

Grinding plant and quay berths acquired by CK Infrastructure Holdings

25 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings has acquired a cement grinding station and three quay berths in Yun Fu city in Guangdong province, China, at CNY180m (US$28.5m). The agreement was made for the purchase with Chuang Dong Chemical Ltd. The facility covers an area of 68,000m 2 and it has cement grinding capacity of 1Mta. The three berths handle an average 3Mta, CKI said. CKI;s subsidiary Green Island Cement (Yunfu) will own the new assets and clinker produced by Green Island Cement in Hong ...

Loesche receives compact grinding plant order from Siam City Ltd (Lanka)

28 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche is supplying a Compact Cement Grinding (CCG) plant for Siam City Cement Ltd (Lanka) which will be used in the Galle harbour area on the southern tip of Sri Lanka, as part of an expansion of the Ruhunu cement plant. A wide variety of cement types can be produced with the 0.5Mta CCG plant, which consists of a vertical roller mill. With this mill, clinker and granulated blast furnace slag are ground into Portland limestone cement and Portland slag cement with a throughput of up to 60t...

Dangote Cement's Congo plant nears completion

02 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc is close to completing its new US$300m cement grinding plant at Bouansa in the Republic of Congo and plans to commence production this month. With the project the company hopes to boost its production capacity by at least 1.5Mta and help the Nigeria-based multinational achieve its target of being a major cement exporter on the continent. The Plant Director for Congo Operations, Ganapathy Balasubramanian, stated that the Congo plant cost XAF133bn (US$300m). The new gri...

Uganda: Hima Cement begins construction of Tororo grinding station

25 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Hima Cement has begun work on a US$40m grinding station in the Tororo district of eastern Uganda, The Observer reports. The 1Mta plant is being built in a region that already plays host to Tororo Cement. During the groundbreaking ceremony, Hima’s CEO, Daniel Pettersson, said that the availability of limestone deposits had drawn his firm to the Tororo region. “We have enough for [approximately] 20 years [at Hima], but we are exploring. There are no big deposits in western Uganda. You fi...

Indonesia: Bosowa Corp opens new 1.8Mta grinding plant

19 December 2016, Published under Cement News

The Bosowa Corporation has started operation of two new facilities in Banyuwangi, East Java, built with a IDR1.59trn (US$118.2m) investment as part of its expansion strategy this year. The company has completed a cement grinding plant worth INR800bn and a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal worth INR787bn, are set to tighten Bosowa's grip on both the cement and energy industries in the surrounding regions. "The facilities aim to strengthen distribution and the existence of LPG and cemen...

Côte d'Ivoire: Anyama grinding unit nears completion

06 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Oumar Tembely, the director and resident head of mission of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) in Côte d'Ivoire, led a delegation on Saturday to see the progress being made in its investment of Diamond Cement's new grinding station, located 40km from Abidjan, on the road leading to Adzopé. The construction of the Anyama plant started in January 2015. Currently, the rate of completion of work is estimated at 85 per cent. The end of the construction, which currently employs around 2...