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Dinçer Çimento orders two Gebr Pfeiffer mills for Bilecik unit

09 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Dinçer Çimento has ordered a Gebr Pfeiffer MVR 5000 R-4 raw mill and an MPS 250 BK coal mill for its Bilecik plant, Turkey. Featuring a drive power of 3800kW, the MVR 5000 R-4 mill will grind 425tph of raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent R90µm. In addition to the mill, Germany-based Gebr Pfeiffer will supply the cyclone collector, the mill fan and dampers. The MPS 250 BK mill for Bilecik is designed to grind coal at 30tph to a fineness of three per cent R90µm. The contract was aw...

State Bank of Pakistan reports FDI fall for cement sector

06 February 2018, Published under Cement News

According to data of the State Bank of Pakistan, country has received a net foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$1.381bn in July-Dec 2017-18 compared to US$1.421bn in same period last year. This translates a fall of 2.8 per cent of foreign investment in Pakistan.   Out of this FDI, the net investment for cement sector during July-Dec 2017-18 stood at US$18.7m compared to US$20.4m in July-Dec 2016-17. This translates a fall of 8.33 per cent.   However, in a separate note, expansion projec...

Cimburkina lays first stone of second Kossodo mill

05 February 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement-owned Cimburkina has officially laid the first stone of its second mill at its Kossodo plant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on 1 February. The 150tph mill will lift capacity at the site to 2Mta and represents an investment of XOF15bn (US$28.5m). The project will also see the construction of a 2000t silo and a new bagging line.

Roller press celebrates 40 years

07 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Since its invention 40 years ago, the roller press has continuously improved and expanded its use in the cement and mineral-processing industries. KHD tracks the changes since the technology’s introduction and celebrates the advances that have benefitted cement producers during this time. By Dr Stefan Seemann, KHD Humboldt Wedag GmbH, Germany. Figure 1: the first roller press with a roller diameter of 1m and width of ±60cm Some four decades ago, the concept of a revolutionary...

Livetouch Investments starts production at Redcliff plant

30 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Livetouch Investments has commenced cement production at its 410,000tpa capacity plant in Redcliff, Zimbabwe, a senior company executive said. Managing director Dongning Wang told The Sunday Mail Business that the US$34m plant had started operations and has the second biggest production capacity of all local cement producers. Livetouch’s production is currently being distributed to potential customers to give the potential consumers a feel of the quality of the products. "This is o...

Arabian Cement postpones Rabigh grinding operation

12 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co expects the commercial operation of the grinding unit at its Rabigh plant, Saudi Arabia, to start in the 3Q18, instead of the earlier-announced 4Q17. Construction on the project is still ongoing and according to a statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange, the delay is attributed to the contractor who does not commit to the scheduled deadline. The financial impact of the new facility is difficult to determine as it depends on supply and demand in the cement market, said the ...

Gebr Pfeiffer now supplying to Nepal

19 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Nepalese cement producer Kapilvastu Cement Udhyog Pvt Ltd, part of the Ghorahi Cement Group,  has awarded the order for a vertical roller mill to Germany's Gebr Pfeiffer SE. The new MVR 3070 C-4 mill will be installed at its new grinding plant in Sonparwa, Barkalpure in the Kapilvastu District of Nepal, and will ground OPC at a rate of 70tph. The scope of supply includes an SLS 2650 BC high-efficiency classifier as well as an innovative system of hot gas generation to provide heat to evap...

Emami plans to lift capacity to 6Mta

14 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Emami Cement Ltd plans to raise its total production capacity to 6Mta as its 2Mta plant being set up in Odisha's Jajpur district is likely to be commissioned by March 2018. Presently, Emami Cement is producing 60 per cent of the current total cement capacity of 4Mta through its clinker plant in Chhattisgarh and the grinding unit at Panagarh in West Bengal, Vivek Chawla, CEO of Emami Cement Ltd, told reporters. By March 2018 these two units target to achieve the operational production c...

Pakistan’s Pioneer Cement Ltd orders four Loesche mills

04 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement Ltd has awarded Loesche with the contract for four vertical roller mills (VRMs) for its new production line at its Chenki/Kushab district, Punjab. The new line will expand the cement producer’s production capacity at the site to 8000tpd. The contract includes a 630tph VRM for raw meal grinding as well as two cement mills that will grind clinker at a rate of 235tph each. The LDC (Loesche Dynamic Classifier), which is used in the plant and is optimally customised to the Loesch...

Foundation stone laid for new grinding venture

16 August 2017, Published under Cement News

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new grinding factory in the port city of Tema, some 30km east of the capital city Accra. The project is being executed by CBI Ghana, an affiliate of Lafarge-Holcim, and is to be located at the Free Zones Enclave. "I look forward to the construction of what we expect to be a state-of-the-art cement grinding factory to diversify the sector, promote healthy competition, and improve pr...