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Limak embarks on Mozambique plant project

07 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Limak Holding has laid the foundation stone for a grinding and packing plant in Maputo, Mozambique, a move that forms part of the Turkish company's vision to become a global cement player. The new facility is scheduled to come into operation in the first quarter of 2016. The company is also set to lay the foundations for a grinding plant in Cote d'Ivoire next month, according to local press reports. Speaking to International Cement Review in a recent interview , Gültekin Aksüyek, CEO and ...

Dangote opens grinding plant in Cameroon, Zimbabwe works on the cards

01 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc has inaugurated its 1.5Mta cement grinding plant in Douala, Cameroon. In addition, the company laid the foundation for a 200m terminal in Base Elf area, of the Douala Port. President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said he company has decided to begin work on the second phase of the plant, which will see the doubling of its capacity to 3Mta. Zimbabwe plans The company has also indicated its intention to open a US$400m cement plant in Zimbabwe with a capacity of 1....

Cemex inaugurates grinding mill in Nicaragua

28 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemex announced today that its subsidiary Cemex Latam Holdings, SA has completed the construction of the first phase of a new cement grinding plant in Ciudad Sandino, Managua. CLH invested approximately US$30m for infrastructure procurement and the installation of the first cement grinding mill, with a capacity of approximately 220,000tpa.. The inauguration ceremony took place yesterday at the new facility and was attended by the President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, and the Chief Executi...

Gebr Pfeiffer wins another VRM order for Iraqi market

28 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Sinoma (Suzhou) Construction Co has placed an order with Gebr Pfeiffer SE for the supply of an MPS 5000 B to be installed at the Saman cement works in Iraq. The mill featuring an installed drive power of 4000kW will grind ≥500tph of raw materials to a product fineness of ≤10 per cent residue on 80µm. The mill is slated for delivery in 2016. It will be the sixth mill of this type that Gebr Pfeiffer will supply to Iraq via the Chinese general gontractor.

VCM gets grinding project green light, Vietnam

25 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s central province of Binh Dinh has granted approval to the Vietnam Construction Material Company (VCM) to establish a new grinding plant in the region. VCM can survey areas at industrial parks in the province for the 1Mta grinding plant, the Ministry of Construction said on its website on 21 August. The new project is expected to an involve an investment of VND600bn (US$26.9m), VCM said. (Source: Vietnam News Brief Service).

Petron Engineering Construction receives order from Shree Cement, India

21 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Petron Engineering Construction has received work order from Shree Cement in Bewar, Rajasthan, India. The order includes civil construction work, reinforcement and steel work of a ball mill structure for a contract value of US$1.79m.

Messebo studies option for new grinding plant, Ethiopia

20 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Ethiopia-based Messebo Cement Factory Plc has hired state-owned consultant Industrial Projects Service (IPS) to conduct an assessment of the Addis Ababa market with a view to opening a new grinding plant in the region. The project is mainly intended to minimise the transportation cost incurred from the company’s cement plant located in Mekelle to the Ethiopian capital, a distance of 770km. The grinding plant would therefore enable Messebo to compete with existing plants that are already si...

Egypt: South Valley signs contract with Sinoma CDI

20 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based South Valley Cement Company (SVCE) has signed a contract with Chinese firm Sinoma CDI, to carry out a new grinding line, vice chairman Hussien Shbakshy said Wednesday.  The contract is reported to be for a total value of EGP300m (US$38.3m).

Fives facilitates Suez Cement's fuel substitution strategy

06 August 2015, Published under Cement News

In the framework of a firing conversion to coal and petcoke, Fives will deliver a new FCB TSV™ classifier to to Egypt-based producer Suez Cement Co for the modernisation of a vertical ball mill and the optimisation of solid fuel grinding plant operations. Through the installation of its high efficiency third-generation classifier, Fives will enable Suez Cement  to increase grinding plant capacity by 17 per cent and consequently increase its fuel substitution rate. The contract includes the...

VRM optimisation

29 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Most new cement plants utilise vertical roller mills (VRM) for raw material grinding and preparation. Taking a step-by-step look at the entire roller milling process, Kline Consulting recommends routine measurements and discusses ways to overcome chemical issues to optimise operations. A closer look at VRM efficiency and optimisation The vertical raw mill has several advantages over previously-used mill systems including: • lower power consumption • less part wear/consumption • ...