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New order for Cemengal in East Africa

18 July 2012, Published under Cement News

EPC contractor Cemengal of Spain has been awarded a new contract for its Plug & Grind® ball mill technology by a customer in East Africa. The Plug & Grind is set to be operational by spring 2013. Cemengal said the new unit will “allow our Client to penetrate into the market rapidly, while minimising cement production and distribution costs.” Among the benefits of the Plug and Grind system are its quick erection time, flexibility and reduced operational costs, Cemengal said in a statement.

Ghacem to commission new mill by year-end, Ghana

17 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Ghana’s leading cement producer Ghacem is to commission an additional 1Mta mill this year at its Tema Factory in November this year, according to the company’s managing director Morten Gade. Speaking at the company’s 2011 Workers Performance Appraisal Awards Ceremony, Mr Gade said that last year Ghacem produced 2.55Mt of cement and, of which its Tema plant accounted for 1.3Mt and the Takadori plant 1.25Mt. A new 1Mta mill will also be constructed at the Takordori works in 2013, Mr Gade no...

Madras Cements boosts grinding and power generation capacity

11 July 2012, Published under Cement News

India-based producer Madras Cements is currently in the process of increasing grinding capacity at two of its cement works while two power generation projects are set to become operational in the current quarter. The company notes in its 2011-12 annual report that is Ramasamy Raja Nagar plant is in the process of installing a roll press to increase cement grinding capacity from 210tph to 260pth. The project is expected to be commissioned in March 2013. Meanwhile, at its Salem grinding ...

Loesche supplies Europe’s largest cement mill to Turkey

26 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Nuryol Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS has chosen Loesche to supply mills for coal grinding, raw material and clinker grinding for the Turkish manufacturers new 4000tpd plant in Karasu, 150km east of Istanbul. Loesche’s scope of supply includeds one Loesche Mill Type LM46.4 to grind raw material at a rate of 330tph and a fineness of 12% R90 u and a Loesche Mill Type LM 28.2 D to grind coal. For cement grinding, Nuryol Cimento have selected a Loesche Mill Type LM63.3+3 including process filte...

Loesche wins new orders in Benin and Africa

22 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Loesche has received new contracts for two plants in Africa, one of which is for a new clinker line and the other involves increasing capacity at an existing plant. At the new Masse cement plant of Nouvelle Cimenterie du Benin, a 3600tpd clinker line is being planned. The site is located in Benin, approximately 8km north of the capital, Porto Novo.   For this new plant, a Loesche Mill Type LM 56.4 with a capacity of 320tph raw material grinding with a fineness of 12% R90 will be put into ...

Vertical roller mills for cement grinding

01 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Dr York Reichardt highlights Gebr Pfeiffer's latest advancements in Vertical roller mills for cement grinding.

Lucky Cement to construct Iraq grinding plant

27 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Lucky Cement is to construct a 0.87Mt grinding plant in Iraq through a joint venture, according to reports by the Associated Press of Pakistan. The company is to invest US$15m in the cement plant which is estimated to cost US$30m. The technical and financial evaluation of the proposed project has already been carried out by the team of experts. Similarly, the board also decided to invest in the equity of its newly incorporated associated company Yunus Energy Ltd, a 50MW wind fa...

Saudi Arabian orders for Gebr Pfieffer

26 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfieffer has received two major grinding technology orders in the booming Saudi Arabian market. Najran Cement Company (NCC) in Saudi Arabia has placed a third repeat order with the company for a vertical roller mill at its 5000tpd production Line No 3. In December 2011, the general contractor China Electrical Equipment Imp & Exp Co (CEIEC) placed the order for a 500tph MPS 5000 B vertical roller mill for raw material grinding.  In addition to supplying the core components of th...

JK Lakshmi to commission new grinding unit, India

26 March 2012, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi will commission a new 500,000tpd clinker grinding unit at Jharli in the next 2-3 days, managing director Vinita Singhania, said. The new plant will help the company lower its transportation costs as it currently caters to this key market from its main plant in Rajasthan.  The Delhi-based company spent INR1bn raised through internal accruals and debt over the last 18 months to set up the unit, Mr Singhania said. Production at the facility will gradually be increased to reach...

Indocement sales advance, further growth ahead, Indonesia

21 March 2012, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, part of the HeidelbergCement Group, said on Tuesday cement sales rose 15 per cent in 2011 and forecasts a strong rise in infrastructure projects supported by the government’s recently-passed land clearing law. Domestic sales volumes by Indocement rose 20.2 per cent as the Indonesian construction sector has been benefiting from lively activity, particularly in the residential and high-rise construction sector, noted HeidelbergCement. As a result of lower stro...