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Ghana: CIMAF plant opens for business

02 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Ghanaian president John Dramani Mahama has officially opened his country’s newest cement plant, a 1Mta grinding facility owned by CIMAF, according to a report in Ghana Business News. The President – who is seeking to retain power in this month’s elections – called on the company to direct a substantial share of its profits to improving the socio-economic development of the country and the lives of its ordinary citizens. Anas Sefrioui, president of the CIMAF Group, said the Tema plant c...

Kenya: Savannah Cement to raise capacity to 2.4Mta

18 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Savannah Cement has unveiled plans to increase its Athi River plant to 2.4Mta, almost doubling its current 1.5Mta capacity, Business Daily Africa reports. The firm says it expects the new capacity to come online by mid-2018, with the tendering process to begin in early 2017 as soon as regulatory clearance is received. The project will see the creation of a new grinding and packaging plant. Kenyan cement consumption has risen rapidly in recent years and the country’s producers have resp...

Ambuja Cement adds 0.9Mta to Sankrail grinding unit

25 May 2016, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cement has added 0.9Mta of capacity to its Sankrail grinding unit near Kolkata. The INR3.38bn (US$50.2m) project was commissioned on 24 May 2016. As a result of the expansion, the plant’s current capacity now stands at 2.4Mta. The project included installation of 140tph Thyssenkrupp roller press, increasing the capacity of Cement Mill 1 to 235tph in combo grinding and two additional 240tph packers. Speaking on the occasion, Ajay Kapur, MD CEO Ambuja Cements said, "I am...

Loesche secures Thanh Thang order

27 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Loesche GmbH, Germany, has signed a new contract with Sinoma-NCDRI, China, to supply three vertical roller mills to Thanh Thang Group Cement JSC in Vietnam. The scope of delivery for this order also includes rotary feeders, water injection, metal detectors and sealing air fans. All of the equipment is to be delivered in 8 to 9 months' time and the mills will be put into operation as early as October 2016. The order forms part of Thanh Thang’s second cement plant project, being built at a g...

Lafarge inaugurates new solid waste grinding unit in France

31 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has inaugurated a new solid waste grinding facility at its Saint-Pierre-la-Cour cement works in Mayenne, France. The new unit will help the French cement producer to increase its thermal substitution rate to over 80 per cent. The company sources around 60 per cent of its waste from the Loire and Bretagne area.

Philippines: Norzagaray plant inaugurates Horomill grinding mill

16 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement & Building Materials Inc inaugurated a 0.85Mta grinding mill at its cement plant in  Norzagaray, Bulacan province, Philippines, on Tuesday. Renato Sunico, president of Republic Cement, said that the FCB Horomill will lift the cement plant's total grinding capacity to 1.85Mta. The Norzagaray unit now comes under the wing of newly-formed CRH-Aboitiz Co following the divestment of assets by Lafarge Republic Inc last year.

Saudi: Eastern Province Cement Co begins trial operations of new mill

15 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Eastern Province Cement Co has commenced trial operations of its new 150tph cement mill, with commercial operations set to begin in the second quarter of this year, according to a bourse statement issued Monday. The Saudi cement producer added that the relevant financial impact is difficult to be set at this stage as it depends on market supply and demand.

Estanda improves productivity at Mexico mill

01 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Estanda has successfully completed the improvement of a raw cement mill for a cement plant in Mexico. The aim of the project commissioned to Estanda was to improve the productivity of the ball mill and to reduce the wearing of the steel parts due to the characteristics of the material to be ground: raw cement with very high abrasiveness. The solution applied by Estanda technicians consisted of the installation of a new transfer diaphragm with modified designs of the plates, manufactured in...

Foundation stone laid for Emami Cement's grinding plant, India

29 February 2016, Published under Cement News

The foundation stone for the Emami Cement's new grinding plant was laid by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Panagarh, West Bengal, on Saturday. "The 2Mta capacity unit is to be located at WBIDC Panagarh Industrial Park in Burdwan district of West Bengal at an investment of INR500 crore [INR5bn/US$73m]," a statement by Emami Cement said. The plant is expected to be commissioned by end of the 2016," it added. The company is also currently setting up a 4Mta integrated cement project consist...

Loesche wins VRM slag grinding order

25 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Yoo Gyeong CM Co of Korea has awarded a contract to Loesche for the grinding of granulated blast furnace slag at its brownfield KyungNam terminal. At the core of the order is a Loesche LM 41.2+2 CS mill with a capacity of 90tph at 4500Blaine. The gearbox of this mill has a power output of 2800kW. The scope of supply also includes the filter, fan and  hot gas generator. All of the equipment is to be delivered in 6-9 months, with the Loesche mill scheduled to be put into operation in Octobe...