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Cahya Mata Sarawak plans to double its cement capacity

27 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cahya Mata Sarawak (CMS) is looking at doubling its current cement production at the Bintulu grinding plant as the conglomerate plans to ramp up capacity for construction of Indonesia's new capital Nusantara. The Bintulu grinding plant in Sarawak has a current production capacity of 0.75Mta. Regional demand for cement is expected to increase with the Nusantara   City project set to be inaugurated in 2024. Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, had said early construction of Nusantara is und...

CEMEX gives Solid Cement expansion project update

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Philippines is building a US$356m new integrated cement line in its Solid Cement plant in Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines, to raise the plant’s annual capacity by 1.5Mta to 3.4Mt, and position itself to supply more for the nation’s infrastructure programmes and building needs.   CEMEX Philippines President and CEO, Luis Franco, said that “this expansion project will not only meet infrastructure needs, but will also increase the growth and development opportunities in the com...

Wellington Terminal gets US$6m facelift

08 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Wellington Terminal in New Zealand is getting a NZD$10m (US$6.45m) upgrade aimed at increasing its shipping capacity and reducing its CO 2   footprint. Each year over 100,000t of cement arrives at the terminal by ship from Golden Bay’s Northland production facility to be stored and distributed throughout the Wellington and Manawatu regions. By replacing old equipment and introducing greater automation, the terminal will be able to increase capacity and reduce load times, allowing for more t...

Star Cement invests in new capacity

07 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Star Cement is planning to invest INR17,000-18,000m (US$218.9m-231.8m) over the next two years, in response to robust demand from the infrastructure and real estate sectors. The company currently operates two clinker units in Meghalaya with a total capacity of around 2.75Mta. A new clinker unit, costing INR10,000m, will add a further 3Mta of clinker capacity taking total production capacity to 5.75Mta. According to BusinessLine Online, the new unit is due to be operational by April 2024. ...

Titan Group invests US$37m in Norfolk import terminal

19 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Titan Group is expanding its effective capacity in the USA with a new US$37m investment in its Norfolk import terminal in Virginia. The investment will upgrade Titan’s import capacity in the country while also allowing it to continue expanding its offering of low-carbon cement and cementitious products, contributing to the group’s net-zero goal. The Virginia investment, which is expected to be completed in 2023, includes the expansion of the Norfolk import terminal storage capacity with a...

Kanodia Cement completes Amethi grinding plant expansion

20 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Kanodia Cement has set up a new cement grinding unit at its Amethi plant, India. The grinding expansion is already completed and production began in April 2022. All four of the company’s cement grinding units are fully automated. Vishal Kanodia, managing director, Kanodia Cement, said that the Amethi expansion is part of the company’s strategy to increase its total cement capacity to 4.3Mta. “We are optimistic about the growth in demand for cement in India. The set-up of our Amethi...

GCC to modernise Samalayuca plant

22 February 2022, Published under Cement News

GCC has signed an EPC contract with thyssenkrupp Polysius to upgrade the pyroprocess system, at its Samalayuca plant , to increase the clinker production capacity, increase the usage of alternative fuels and substantially reduce emissions in Samayaluca, Mexico.   The project involves the engineering, supply and modification of the preheater including cyclones an extension of the calciner, as well the installation of a prepol ® SC-S to increase the utilisation of alternative fuels. T...

ACC Ltd commissions new grinding capacity in Tikaria

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd has commissioned 1.6Mta grinding capacity in Tikaria , Uttar Pradesh, India. The project has expanded cement capacity at the Tikaria plant to 3.91Mta. “As announced earlier, the company is progressing well to increase its capacity, ie, 2.7Mt of clinker and 4.8Mt of cement by 2024,” said ACC MD and CEO, Sridhar Balakrishnan.

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.