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ARM seeks limestone mining permit

15 August 2018, Published under Cement News

ARM is requesting government approval to mine limestone in five areas in Kilifi County, Kenya. The cement producer wants to mine the raw material over 24.931km 2 in the Chonyi, Pangani, Chairing, Maereni and Maseras areas. Kenya’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mining invited objections to the bid to be made within 42 days. This latest application is the third such permitting step following applications to mine in Kajiado and Makueni counties last month. These are currently under considerati...

Pakistan: Gharibwal Cement to site new plant in Haripur

30 March 2017, Published under Cement News

In an announcement to the Pakistan Stock Exchange, Gharibwal Cement has said that has been awarded a licence to prospect for limestone in Haripur district with a view to establishing a new cement plant. On 29 March Gharibwal was among 14 firms that were given permission by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to establish a new cement plants in the province. Today’s announcement indicates that Gharibwal’s new unit will be located in Haripur, just to the north of Pakistan’s capital, Islama...

India: Dalmia Cement wins limestone concession auction

06 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement has won the right to mine limestone in Odisha, eastern India, the Times of India reports. Dalmia saw off competition from Adani Cement and Hira Cement for the limestone reserves, estimated at 98.7Mt. The winning bid will see Dalmia pay 12.05 per cent of the revenue generated from the mining operations to the state government.

Lucky Cement close to winning limestone licence in Punjab province, Pakistan

02 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd is close to winning a permit to extract limestone in Punjab province, signalling expansion plans for the Pakistan producer, according to a report by Bloomberg. The company will get a limestone quarry for a cement plant in Punjab, and the local administration has approved the deal, said Arshad Mehmood, secretary for Punjab’s mines and minerals department, the report stated. An agreement is expected to be signed in the next few days, he added. Although no longer Pakistan’s ...

Invecem awarded limestone and clay concession

06 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Industria Venezolana de Cemento (Invecem) has been granted a licence for limestone and clay exploitation by the state government of Falcón. The 20-year licence will enable the Venezuelan cement producer to increase production by 23 per cent. "The signing of this concession is very important as it will allow us to develop our products in line with the first phase of the expansion project we have started in January and will culminate in April," said José Camejo, director of Invecem’s Cumare...