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Tokyo Cement lays foundation stone for expansion project

19 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The Management of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC recently laid foundation for a factory expansion project in Trincomalee, to increase its manufacturing capacity by a further 1Mta. The project scheduled to be completed by early 2023 will bring Tokyo Cement Group’s total installed capacity to 4Mta, firmly establishing the Company’s position as the largest manufacturer of cement in Sri Lanka. The new expansion project at the Tokyo Cement Factory in Trincomalee reflects the company’s r...

Loma Negra inaugurates second line

08 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Loma Negra (InterCem group) has inaugurated its new production line at the L'Amalí plant in Olavarría, Argentina. Together with national, provincial and municipal authorities, and the cement manufacturer’s customers and suppliers, the  second production line of L'Amalí, the largest cement plant in South America, was inaugurated on 6 December 2021. Its incorporation allows the company to increase cement production capacity by 40 per cent and create more than 160 new direct jobs.

Anhui Panjing Cement repeats KHD order for a production line optimisation

20 October 2021, Published under Cement News

KHD (Humboldt Wedag India in collaboration with AVIC) has received another pyroprocess modification order from Anhui Panjing Cement Ltd Co. The follow-up project is the result of the successful completion of another successful pyroprocess upgrade project in 2020-21.   The new modernisation project will reuse as much of the existing equipment as possible. As Kiln Line 1 is almost identical to Line 2 (before its modification) this efficiency enhancing project will use almost the same ...

Sinoma signs EPC contract for La Union renovation project

07 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma Construction and Holcim Philippines have signed a cloud contract for the renovation of the La-Union cement plant. The signing ceremony took place simultaneously in Beijing, China and Manila, Philippines. The engineering procurement contract (EPC) project is located in Bacnotan, North Luzon, Philippines, about 307km away from the company's Cemex Solid K4 clinker line project.   The signing of the project has laid a good foundation for the company to expand Holcim’s busines...

Sinoma-CBMI lifts ball mills into position on SC3 project

13 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma-CBMI is progressing with the modernisation of the Ciments du Sahel plant in Kirene, Senegal. The third clinker line (SC3) project has recently seen the installation of two cement mills lifted into place. The size of each ball mill is 5.2m x19.25m and they weigh in at 208t. Sinoma-CBMI broke ground on the SC3 project in December 2020. The project will result in a new 6000tpd clinker line at a cost of EUR245m. Switzerland-based CESA Engineering Technology Co is worki...

Yanbu Cement provides update on line modernisation

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Cement Co has delivered an updated related to its project which required the shutdown of its fourth line in February. The line modernisation has reached 90 per cent completion, but the project’s expected 60-day timeline has been affected by a delay in receiving spare parts. The company has stated that the financial impact will be limited to the increase in production costs incurred since the shutdown date. Sales are not expected to be impacted due to its sufficie...

Titan Cement to install new precalciner at Kamari plant

17 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement is investing EUR25m at its Kamari cement plant, Viotia, Greece. The project will see a new precalciner in operation by 2022.   The modernisation will  reduce CO 2  emissions, contribute to the waste management solutions in Attiki, and increase the plant’s competitiveness. Specifically, this upgrade will significantly increase the Kamari plant’s capacity for using alternative fuels, substituting in large part the fossil fuels necessary for the operation of its kilns. Follow...

National Cement 5000tpd clinker line construction advances

12 February 2021, Published under Cement News

After one year of construction activity and despite the pandemic situation, National Cement's 1.65Mta Ragland Cement plant modernisation project is progressing well and is on schedule. The five-stage preheater and precalciner located next to the new 13,000t blending silo is fast being erected. It will be 110m high when completed.   "This structure, the tallest in the St Clair County will definitively reinforce National Cement Co of Alabama presence on the map," said National Cement. ...

Yanbu Cement prepares to shutdown Line No 4 for 60 days

11 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement announced that its production line No 4 will be shut down for 60 days from the 15 February 2021, in line with the implementation of its strategic plan of modernisation, according to a bourse filing. Cement sales will not be impacted by the suspension of the production line, given the sufficiency of its clinker strategic stocks, reports the company. Meanwhile, production line No 5, which represents 60 per cent of the company's total capacity, will continue at full capac...

Małogoszcz cement plant to see EUR100m investment

27 October 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim, together with KPT-Polish Investment Zone, will modernise the Małogoszcz cement plant in Poland. The new kiln line will have a production of 4000tpd with first clinker scheduled for the end of 2022 or start of 2023. Modernisation of the Małogoszcz cement plant will see an investment of more than EUR 100m. The production facility will become one of the most modern in Europe, says Stanislaw Sobcyk, industrial director and vice president at LafargeHolcim, Poland. Th...