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Wonder Cement looks to lift capacity to 11Mta

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Wonder Cement plans to set up three units in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana to increase its total cement capacity to 11Mta over the next three years. "We have 5.2Mta of installed capacity and hope to increase to 11Mta by 2020," JC Toshniwal, managing director of Wonder Cement, said. He further added that the company is expected to receive environmental clearance for a 2Mta grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, next month and production is expected to commence b...

Cemengal completes contract for Cemindo Gemilang

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemengal of Spain has completed an engineering and supply contract for Indonesian cement producer Cemindo Gemilang. The contract, signed on 22 July 2016, was for three cement grinding units. In a reference letter dated 26 April 2017 and posted on Cemengal’s website, Anang Adji Sunoto, project and operation director of Cemindo Gemilang, wrote: "This engineering and supply contract was performed within due time, quality, budge and safety requirements."

Hanson Cement to hold public exhibitions for upgrade plan

16 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement is holding two public exhibitions in May to explain plans for the GPB20m upgrade project at its Padeswood cement works in Flintshire, UK, which the company says "will guarantee the long-term future of the plant and its 96 employees". At the heart of the project will be the installation of a new vertical roller mill for cement grinding which will improve efficiency, reduce energy consumption and increase output. Hanson is also planning to invest in new rail loading facilities...

UltraTech Cement commissions slag cement grinding works

15 May 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement said it has commissioned a slag cement grinding works at Patliputra in Bihar, India. "The company has commissioned a 0.3Mta slag cement manufacturing capacity at its existing facilities at Patliputra in Bihar," UltraTech Cement said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. "This will bolster our capabilities to meet the growing demand for slag cement from the markets of eastern India," it added. With the commissioning of this manufacturing capacity, the company's cemen...

Fives installs grinding mill for ECDE

05 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Fives has installed the first FCB B cement grinding mill in April 2017 at Entreprise des Ciments et Dérivés d’El Chellif’s (ECDE) 6000tpd clinker line at Chlef, Algeria. ECDE is a member of the industrial group Ciments d’Algérie (GICA). Installation of the mill followed the erection of the Ø5.1m x L 82m kiln in February 2017. A heavy lifting jack crane system sliding on rails was required to install the Ø4.8m x 17.8m shell and 98.5t gearbox inside its specific finished building. Grinding ...

Al Anwar signs greenfield investment plan

03 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Omani private equity firm Al Anwar Holdings has entered into a shareholders' agreement with Hormozgan Cement Co of Iran to establish Hormuz Al Anwar Cement SAOC for the construction of a greenfield grinding plant in the port town of Duqm, Oman. The new facility will has a slated capacity of 0.6-1Mta and is expected to involve an investment of OMR10.5m (US$27.3m), according to a disclosure statement posted on the Muscat Securities Market website and reported by the Times of Oman.  “This...

PPC

26 April 2017, Published under Cement News

PPC’s new cement grinding plant in Harare, Zimbabwe, is now officially open for business. The US$85m works was opened by President Robert Mugabe and marks the company’s third production site in the country. With a cement production capacity of 0.7Mta, the plant was constructed by China’s Sinoma and features a cement ball mill with dynamic separator, a single-line packer, palletiser, storage warehouse, road and rail offloading facilities, and a bulk bag-loading facility. Taking PPC’s to...

UltraTech Cement FY17 sales edge ahead

25 April 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement, an Aditya Birla group company, yesterday reported consolidated sales for FY17 of INR250.92bn (US$3.89bn) against INR248.8bn in the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax of INR58.61bn was nine per cent higher and profit after tax up 10 per cent YoY to INR27.15bn. Domestic grey cement sales was 47.62Mt, virtually flat on the 47.13Mt recorded a year earlier. For the final quarter of FY17, volumes reached 13.35Mt compared to 13.32Mt in the same quarter...

New orders for Gebr Pfeiffer in South Asia

20 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer has announced that it has received orders for its MVR grinding technology for two South Asia-based cement plants. Wonder Cement switches to Gebr Pfeiffer vertical roller mill for cement grinding Wonder Cement has selected Gebr Pfeiffer’s MVR 6000 C-6 with a 5280kW drive mill for cement grinding at its cement plant Nardana, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It will produce mixed cements with finenesses of up to five per cent  R45µm. Until now, the customer has used combi...

Ecocem appeal likely to be heard next month

20 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Ecocem’s appeal agains a US authority’s decision to refuse it planning permission for a EUR45m mill could be heard next month, the Irish Times reports. The planning commission in Vallejo, California, recently refused Ecocem’s subsidiary, Orcem Americas, permission to build on the city’s waterfront based on environmental concerns. Orcem subsequently appealed the ruling with Vallejo city council. This is likely to be heard between 30 May and 1 June, according to the report in the daily. ...