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Gebr Pfieffer wins repeat order from Shree Cement, India

12 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer SE has secured another order from India-based Shree Cement headquartered in Kolkata. This new contract will see Gebr Pfeiffer provide an MPS 5000 B vertical roller mill for the 8th kiln line, which is to be set up at RAS works in Rajasthan. The mill featuring a 3400kW drive is designed to grind 420tph of raw material to a product fineness of two per cent R212µm. The product will be classified in an integrated latest generation high-efficiency SLS-B type classifier. The moist...

Southern Province faces further delays to mill project

19 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement Co said that further to its announcement on April 29 2009, regarding the delay of the operation of the third mill in Jazan plant, there will be a delay of the project for further four months for reasons beyond its control.

New order for Gebr Pfeiffer in Malaysia

07 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer SE has been awarded the contract by KHD to supply the vertical roller mills for grinding cement raw material and coal for Straits Cement new 5000tpd plant in Malaysia. The Gebr Pfeiffer MPS 4750 B raw mill is to have a design capacity of 300tph of cement raw material ground to a product fineness of 12 % R90µm. The coal mill of the type MPS 2800 BK will be capable of grinding 35tph of coal. Straits Cement is a subsidiary of Malaysian YTL Group.

Odra cement works orders new VRM, Poland

07 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer has been awarded the contract to supply a MPS 3070 BC vertical roller for grinding 46tph of blast-furnace slag for the Odra works situated in Opole, Poland. The slag, ground to 3800cm²/g Blaine, is intended to be used as an additive to the cement. The ordered vertical mill features a main drive with an output of 1350kW for the production rate of 46tph.  Exhaust gases produced by the clinker cooler allow the slag to be dried from nine per cent feed moisture down to <1 per cent ...

Thang Long Cement plans to increase exports, Vietnam

29 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Vietnam-based producer Thang Long Cement JSC plans to double monthly cement exports to Cambodia from its Hiep Phuoc grinding plant to 10,000 due to increased demand in the neighbouring market. Since the start of this year, the company has shipped around 5000t and 2000t of cement to Cambodia and Indonesia, respectively from the grinding facility, according to the company’s director Mai Anh Tai. Thang Long Cement plans to export around a further 150,000t of cement to these two markets betwe...

Indocement profit rises, gears up for expansion

02 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, part of the HeidelbergCement group, reported a 24 per cent rise in profit for the first half of 2012 driven by higher sales as the company gears up to take advantage of growing domestic requirements. For the six months to June 2012, net income rose to IDR2.1trn (US$223m) from IDR1.7trn in the same period of last year while revenues were up 30 per cent to IDR8.2trn According to finance director Tju Lie Sukanto, in the first half of the year Indocement spent ...

Oman Cement first-half profit rises 23%

31 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement has reported a 23.01 per cent in net profit for the first half of 2012. Earnings rose to OMR9.02m (US$23.4m) compared to OMR7.3m in 1H11. Cement sales advanced 20.22 per cent to 1.36Mt in the six months to June compared to 0.94Mt in the corresponding period of last year. Turnover was up 13.11 per cent to OMR28.065m. Clinker production increased to 1.05Mt from 0.68Mt during the first half of last year. The company imported 15,099t of clinker to meet a temporary shortfall dur...

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 ...