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Lucky to add a new clinker line of 1.82Mt in Iraq

19 May 2023, Published under Cement News

GM Finance and Company Secretary, Faisal Mahmood, of Lucky Cement Ltd  ( Yunus Brothers Group ) informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 18 May that the company has made a 1.82Mta expansion plan with its joint venture partner in Samawah, Iraq, taking the total capacity under its clinker production company Najmah Al Samawah to 3.13Mta.  It will coincide with the increasing cement demands in Iraq. The management expects the plant to be completed in 18 months, as per PSX notice, after...

Nathdwara Cement commissions 0.8Mta of brownfield capacity

16 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Nathdwara Cement Ltd , UltraTech Cement ’s wholly owned subsidiary has commissioned 0.8Mta of brownfield cement capacity at Neem Ka Thana , Rajasthan, India.   The company along with its subsidiary now has 17.05Mta grey cement capacity in the state of Rajasthan and its total grey cement manufacturing capacity, including that of Nathdwara Cement, now stands at 129.95Mta in India.  

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions achieves first clinker at Outão

17 April 2023, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has announced the success of   first clinker produced at the Secil Outão plant, near Sétubal in Portugal.   The thyssenkrupp Polysius construction and start-up teams reached this milestone at the beginning of the the second week of April 2023, after a heating of about 72 hours.  This project is referred to as the ‘ CCL - Clean Cement Line ’ and is designed to lower NO x and CO 2 emissions at the outao plant.

FLSmidth wins Secil Supremo Cimento plant modification order

23 March 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract to increase the capacity at Secil Supremo Cimento 's Adrianópolis plant to 3900tpd and at the same time decrease its dependence on fossil fuels.  The Adrianópolis plant, located in the Brazilian state of Paraná, was initially supplied by FLSmidth and commissioned in 2015. The scope of supply for the Adrianópolis plant upgrade includes products and engineering to improve the pyroprocessing system. In particular, modifications will be made to the pr...

Maple Leaf Cement becomes Pakistan's fourth largest producer

13 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd ( Kohinoor Textile Mills Ltd group ) has become the fourth-largest grey cement producer in Pakistan after its capacity now stands at 7.9Mta after the completion of its Iskanderabad plant expansion last November. The company’s domestic share in grey cement stands at 10 per cent and white cement at 90 per cent. White cement achieves good prices compared to grey cement due to a higher cost of 1.5 per cent over grey cement, positively impacting the company’s ma...

Fives to supply grinding unit for Xeuilley cement plant

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Fives has been selected by Vicat for the modernisation of a grinding unit for the Xeuilley cement plant, France. The project involves the integration of a new FCB TSV™ 3600 THF classifier and a TGT ® filter with a filtration area of 2840m², a 550kW circulation fan and associated equipment to link with the existing circuit. The control and electrical equipment is also part of the order, except for the PLC program, which will be carried out by Vicat teams for standardisation purposes. Th...

Cherat Cement's Line 1 BMR project to complete in January

17 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The balancing, modernisation and replacement (BMR) project of Cherat Cement Co for Line 1 will complete on January 2023. Cherat Cement has stated that works would be completed by January 2023 on the BMR for Cement Line 1 and installing the main crusher at Lakrai village, Nowshera district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, Pakistan, according to the latest company report for the period ending on 30 September 2022. Last year, Executive Director and Company Secretary, Abid Vazir, informed ...

IFC loan proposed for new Al Douh Cement production line

16 November 2022, Published under Cement News

IFC is proposing a corporate loan of up to US$65m to Al Douh Cement Co , one of the leading producers of cement in Iraq, to finance the company’s planned expansion of its production capacity.   The project envisages the construction of a new production line of sulphates-resistant cement within the same site, with a capacity of 2Mta. The new line will be equipped with a kiln fuelled by natural gas and powered by a 50MW captive gas fired power plant, which will be built as part of the pro...

Maple Leaf Cement begins Line 4 production

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCF) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that an additional dry process clinker production line of 7000tpd grey clinker, a brownfield expansion at the company’s existing site in Iskanderabad , Punjab, successfully started production on 3 November 2022, according to a bourse filing of Company Secretary Muhammad Ashraf.  MLCF had signed a contract with Chengdu Design & Research Institute, China, to supply a 7000tpd grey clinker line in March last ye...

Ghori Cement completes phase 2 of modernisation

15 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Ghori Cement in Afghanistan has increased production with the start of Phase 2 of its modernisation programme, raising cement output from 350tpd to 520tpd, according to local officials. Abdul Wakil Qauomi, financial manager of Ghori Baghlan cement factories, told Bakhtar Agency that the factory is able to export more cement across the country or abroad. After handing over the Ghori cement factories to the National Development Directorate, technical problems of factories have been sol...