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Dandot Cement Co will start trial production soon

19 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Dandot Cement Co Ltd  ( 3 Star Group ), while providing an update about the Balancing Modernisation of Replacements (BMR) of 504,000t of its cement plant at Jehlum in Punjab, Pakistan, to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), expressed hope that the trial production is scheduled to commence soon after the equipment testing and commissioning phase. The company will resume its commercial operations in the current quarter. Upon completing the BMR programme, the company aims to achieve enhan...

H&M Construction Co to build GCC K3 Odessa expansion project

29 August 2023, Published under Cement News

H&M Construction Co, Inc has been selected by GCC to be the design-builder of its new K3 pyroprocessing expansion at the Odessa , Texas, USA facility. GCC, a leading producer of cement and concrete in the US and Mexico, recently announced that it will execute a capacity expansion at the Odessa plant, increasing its cement production capacity by over 1Mta and lowering the plant’s greenhouse gas intensity by 13 per cent. As part of the design-build scope, H&M will work closely with GC...

Dalmia's Umrangso modernisation to use KHD technology

12 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd  (DCBL) has awarded Humboldt Wedag India a contract for a new 9500tpd clinker line at its plant in Umrangso , Assam, in northeastern India. The project includes a range of best-available decarbonisation technologies, including roller press grinding technology for raw material preparation and a six-stage preheater with Pyroclon calciner, providing the best potential for waste heat recovery. The new line will be notable for its high utilisation of alternative fue...

Cemcor completes upgrade work

14 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Cemcor has completed the upgrade work on its Cookstown plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Following the company's acquisition of the plant, it committed GBP6m (US$7.54m/EUR6.98m) to replace the electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) with a state-of-the-art bag filter at the plant. Within 14 months from final design agreement in March 2022, the new bag filter was commissioned and operational by May 2023. This investment project is centred around the abatement filter, with the filter separated ...

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...