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Maadesh Cements plans cement grinding unit in Tamil Nadu

07 May 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based Maadesh Cements is planning the two-phase construction of a 300tpd cement grinding unit in Kattur village, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu. The first phase will see the building of a 100tpd plant. To build the works the company has acquired a 1.57ha plot of land and estimates the project cost at INR50m (US$721,175). To produce OPC and PPC cement, Maadesh Cements will install a 20tph ball mil and draw 600kVA of power from the state grid. Quotations for the equipment have been rec...

MI Cement to raise debt for Bangladeshi grinding unit

19 April 2019, Published under Cement News

MI Cement Factory Ltd is expected to raise foreign currency loans from HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank to finance its sixth line at its West Mukterpur, Munshiganj district of Bangladesh, according to the company’s Senior General Manager, Mozharul Islam. The US$70m project will add 8400tpd of grinding capacity to the site’s current capacity of 19,400tpd. Commercial production at the new unit is scheduled to start in January 2021.

Lehigh Hanson proposes new grinding facility in Canada

26 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson has submitted a proposal for a new grinding facility with a marine terminal located next to its existing integrated plant on Tilbury Island, Canada. The 0.65Mta Delta grinding unit would have an operational life of at least 40 years, according to the company. Panamax or Handymax vessels would deliver raw materials to the facility, while the final product would be delivered to customers by truck or barge. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is currently determining w...

Anhui Conch

27 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered two CK Mills to China’s Jiande Conch Cement via Anhui Conch Kawasaki Energy Conservation Equipment Manufacturing (CKM), a joint venture between Kawasaki and Anhui Conch Group. The mills are type CK490 and boast the highest production capacity available from Kawasaki at 220tph. They have a table track diameter of 4900mm, a 5100kW motor and four rollers. Kawasaki is handling the design and technical guidance on the project, while CKM is in charge of m...

The power of networks

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Newcomer Cem’In’Eu is rapidly building a network of cement grinding plants across Europe to meet local market demand. Its first plant, operating as Aliénor Ciments, was recently inaugurated at Tonneins, strategically located between the markets of Bordeaux and Toulouse, France. The new Aliénor Ciments plant at Tonneins was recently inaugurated – from left to right: Vincent Lefebvre, chairman of Alienór Ciments; Dante Rinaudo, Tonneins Mayor; Thierry Constans, Mayor of Gontaud-de...

Cementos Melón to invest in new capacity

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cementos Melón has announced that it will open a new cement facility in Punta Arenas in the first half of 2020. The first stage of construction will see an investment of US$30m, with an expected capacity of 0.5Mta. "To date, Cementos Melon has customers to whom it supplies bagged cement, distributed by sea from its other plants in the country. Here in the area [Magellanes] we have 10 clients and we hope that being here with our new plant we will add hundreds," said Jorge Eugen...

France sets the pace with quick-build grinding plants

29 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...

Gebr Pfeiffer awarded Samrat Cement contract

24 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Grinding specialist Gebr Pfeiffer has received the order for a coal grinding system to be installed at Samrat Cement Co Pvt Ltd’s new plant in the Dang region of southern Nepal. While the new kiln system will be supplied by KHD, the German contractor has ordered a MPS 225 BK coal mill from Gebr Pfeiffer to produce pulverised coal for the coal-fired kiln. The mill with a drive power of 370kW will grind 35tph of coal to a product fineness of 15 per cent R 90µm. At the same time, the coal, wi...

Separation revisited

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Even a high-performing system can be made more efficient, as global plant engineering and construction specialist thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions demonstrates with the sepol® separator. Thanks to technical optimisation, the separator increases the throughput of grinding plants at the same power consumption, thus considerably reducing the energy costs per tonne of cement. By Dr Martin Botsch and Matthias Raus, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, Germany. Figure 1: impact of grinding a...

Wonder Cement to commission grinding unit

20 August 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement is ready to start operations at its 2Mta clinker grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, according to The Hindu. The plant represents an investment of INR4.5bn (US$64.54m) by the company. "The Dhule plant, which will commence operations on Monday, will distribute cement mainly across Maharashtra, while a minimal quantity would be supplied to Madhya Pradesh. The plant will supply mainly to North Maharashtra and Thane, Mumbai and Pune," said Managing Director, JC Toshniwal....