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JK Cement announces two grinding projects

22 February 2019, Published under Cement News

India's JK Cement is expected to invest around INR4.5bn (US$63.24m) to set up two cement grinding units. Approximately INR2.5bn will be spent on a 0.7Mta unit in Balasinor, Gujarat, while the remaining amount will be invested in a facility in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Profit of Attock Cement falls in 6MFY19

22 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd (ACPL) has announced earnings of PKR816.79m (US$5.8m) for the half year ended December 2018, a fall of 29 per cent YoY, as compared to PKR1.152bn earned in the same period last year. Company net sales increased by to PKR10.63bn from PKR7.36bn during this period. Distribution cost of PKR749.39m were incurred against PKR279.18m in the same period last year. The administrative expenses stood at PKR252.11m compared to PKR241.74m incurred in the same period last y...

Cemengal wins new order from Cementos Argos in Honduras

21 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemengal of Spain has won an order for Cementos Argos for two Plug&Grind XL units with a production capacity of 220,000tpa each to be located in Honduras. These modular plants will consist of a 3 x 9.5m ball mill, driven by 1100kW of power, including a latest-generation classifier and a bag filter with a capacity of 50,000m 3 /h. The scope of supply also includes new cement storage silos for finished product, packaging and dispatching equipment.

Shree Cement commissions New Bihar cement plant

20 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has commissioned a 2Mta grinding plant called the 'New Bihar cement plant', which is located at Aurangabad in the state of Bihar, India. The company has recently commissioned its Bangur cement grinding unit. The new plant has capacity of 3.6Mta and is located at Village Rohi Udaipur Udasar, Sriganganagar district, Rajasthan. Currently, Shree Cement's manufacturing operations are located in six north and eastern India states.

Jammu and Kashmir Cement's Samba plant still not fully operational

03 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Jammu and Kashmir Cements Ltd's (JKCL) Samba grinding and packaging unit, which was commissioned in September 2015, is still not fully operational. Output was recorded at just five per cent of its performance guarantee during a recent test, claims the Daily Excelsior. Initial construction of the 300tpd factory, which was overseen by India-based Ashoka Gears on a turnkey basis, was completed two years later the planned opening January 2013, resulting in a corporate loss of INR1600m (US$25....

India: Emami commissions 2Mta grinding plant in West Bengal

24 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Emami has commissioned its 2Mta cement grinding unit at the Panagarh Industrial Park in the Burdwan district of West Bengal, India. The INR7bn (US$107m) works has been developed on a 65-acre site and is part of the INR3.5bn, 5.5Mta cement production complex. The company operates a clinker plant and a grinding unit at Risda in Balodabazar district, Chhattisgarh with a further 1.8Mta grinding facility planned in Odisha. The Panagarh unit will produce the complete range of OPC (Ordinary ...

Gebr Pfeiffer awarded Cemminerals grinding contract

26 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Grinding specialist Gebr Pfeiffer was awarded the order for a grinding plant for slag and cement by Cemminerals NV. The Belgian cement producer is in the process of establishing a new grinding unit at the Kluizendok in the port of Ghent. The new facility proposed is a single grinding mill with production capacity of around 0.7Mta. The mill is scheduled for commissioning in early 2018. The grinding plant will see the installation a Pfeiffer MVR 5300 C-6 vertical roller mill. The six-roller...

Zimbabwe: PPC commissions its Harare grinding unit

15 November 2016, Published under Cement News

PPC Zimbabwe says it expects to increase exports into the region after commissioning a US$85m grinding plant in Harare which will double the firm’s cement production capacity to 1.4Mta. "We have to intensify our efforts to try capture that market but already we are at a disadvantage because the manufacturing cost in Zimbabwe is pretty high. So to compete in those markets will be pretty difficult but we are looking at the benefits that will come from this increased capacity," said PPC Z...

India: Emami Cement hopes to add 15-20Mta in 3-5 years

25 October 2016, Published under Cement News

India-based Emami Cement has plans to construct new plants that will add 15-20Mta of capacity to its portfolio over the next 3-5 years, as reported by The Times of India. Director of Emami Cement, Aditya Agarwal, said, “We aim to be among the top three players in the cement industry. We expect our cement division's turnover to touch [INR25bn] in 2018-19.” The company, which began operations at its 5.5Mta Chhattisgarh plant in July this year, expects to register revenues of around INR5bn (...

Cameroon: new Cimencam plant by 2018

19 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Société les Cimenteries du Cameroun (Cimencam) announced that the commissioning of its new Nomayos cement plant is scheduled for mid-2018. The new grinding unit will boast an installed capacity of 2Mta and is expected to cost XAF23bn (US$38.5m). The project, which was originally announced in 2011, will benefit from 5-10 years of tax and customs duties exemptions, as per an agreement signed in May between Cimencam and the State of Cameroon. The agreement follows the conditions provided in ...