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Ambuja Cements begins trial production at Marwar facility

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cements has begun trial production at its Marwar cement works in Nagaur district, which will increase the company’s clinker capacity by 3Mta. The plant was built with an investment of INR23.5bn (US$316.45m) and includes a waste heat recovery system alongside 1.8Mta of cement grinding capacity. "I am delighted to inaugurate the trial run at Marwar Cement plant of Ambuja as we dedicate it to meet the infrastructure requirements of the nation. Cement is one of the most impo...

New cement facility inaugurated in Iran

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Monde Dashti Cement’s new 1.2Mta cement production unit has been inaugurated by Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, through a video conference, according to the Tehran Times.  The plant based in Bushehr province represents an investment of around IRR3.8trn (US$90.48m) and has created over 170 job opportunities.

President El-Sisi inaugurates Beni Suef cement complex

16 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi inaugurated on 15 August the US$1.1bn cement and marble complex in Beni Suef governorate as part of the government’s development drive. The 5km 2 industrial complex consists of three cement plants with a total production capacity of 12Mta and 37,000tpd. The implementation of the megaproject was carried out over 21 months by Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA) and some 20 local and international companies, including China’s CDI. During the...

Nepal’s newest addition

20 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The inauguration of a new 6000tpd production line saw Hongshi Shivam enter the Nepalese cement market. Plans for a second 6000tpd line are already being made. Hongshi Group, one of the joint venture partners, takes us through the project. By Hongshi Group, China. The inauguration of Hongshi Shivam Cement’s 6000tpd production line in Nawalparasi, Nepal Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd is a 70:30 joint venture established by Hongshi Group of China (70 per cent) and Shivam Cement of N...

CILAS sees Biskra plant inauguration

18 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The new cement plant at Biskra by CILAS was inaugurated on 17 October 2017 in the presence of the Minister of Industry and Jean-Jacques Gauthier, CEO of LafargeHolcim Algérie, among others. CILAS is a joint venture between the Algerian Souakri Group and LafargeHolcim with a 51-49 per cent share split. The new Biskra plant has a production capacity of 2.7Mta and will enable Algeria to be self-sufficient in its cement supply, particularly to the southern part of the country. The project...