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Saman Cement's MD angered by Iraq's high import duties

23 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The managing director of Saman Cement Co, in Kermanshah, West Iran, has said that Iraq's high import duties on cement has put the Iranian cement industry in crisis, reports the Tasnim News Agency. Shahryar Geravandi, the managing director of Saman Cement Co said: "The new policy of the Iraqi government to increase import cement duties has put [Iranian] cement factories in danger, and domestic cement factories are now facing surplus product." Geravandi added that importing to new markets ...


29 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Marking the first collaboration between the two companies, PPC has recently signed an EPC contract with Sinoma’s CMBI Construction Co Ltd for a new 3000tpd clinker production line at PPC’s Slurry plant near Lichtenburg, South Africa. The new kiln line 9 is expected to take 25 months to complete. The contract includes engineering, procurement, civil works, installation and commissioning. Meanwhile, PPC, along with Afrisam, Lafarge and NPC Cimpor, has successfully campaigned for a provision...

Ohorongo sounds alarm over cement imports

24 September 2012, Published under Cement News

If infant industry protection cement imports are not left in place, an investment of more than NAD2bn (US$241m) in the Namibian economy and hundreds of jobs created in the process could be at risk, according to Hans-Wilhelm Schuette, Ohorongo Cement’s managing director. The statement comes in response to the latest stage of a case before the Windhoek High Court in which Chinese-owned Jack’s Trading CC wants to have the cement import duty declared invalid. Ohorongo Cement has filed an appl...