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Mangal’s capacity build-up

10 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Mangal Industries Ltd (MIL) is building a new production line in Kogi state, Nigeria. The new line will add 6000tpd of capacity to the plant when completed. By Binbin Wang and Kunqiang Ye, Sinoma Group, China   Mangal Industries Ltd has started construction of a 6000tpd clinker lines in Kogi state, Nigeria (© Sinoma Group) M angal Industries Ltd (MIL) is investing in a 3Mta cement plant in Iluagba, Ìjùmú local government area, Kogi state, Nigeria. The project is curren...

New white cement plant for Tanzania

23 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Tanzania has started white cement production at a 200tpd cement plant in Mkuranga District, Coast Region. The new plant is owned by Fortune Cement Co Ltd. The construction of the factory is expected to not only create job opportunities and bring in foreign exchange earnings but will also significantly contribute to the local economy. At present more than 50 per cent of the raw materials required for production are sourced locally in Tanzania. Dolomite and gypsum are locally available, but...

Phinma to invest in PHP2bn Davao plant

02 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Phinma Corp plans to invest approximately PHP2bn (US$34.7m) in a new cement plant in Davao to further consolidate its presence in the cement market. "We’re putting up our Davao plant which is almost similar to Mariveles plant. That is in joint venture with some of our partners in Davao,” Philcement Corp President and CEO, Eduardo Sahagun, said. “That will bring our total capacity to somewhere like 5Mta if all those things will be completed in a couple of years,” he added....

New MYR1.2bn cement plant for Sabah

01 May 2024, Published under Cement News

A MYR1.2bn (US$251.5m) integrated cement plant project in Kampung Kawayoi Pinangah, Tongod, central Sabah, Malaysia, will help boost the economy of the local community upon completion. Malaysia’s Sabah Chief Minister Datum Seri Hajiji Moor said that the new plant would complement the existing Cement Industries Sabah (CIS) Sen Bhd plant. “I believe this new factory will not only boost our cement production but we can also be a cement exporter,” he said, during the factory's groundbreaking ce...

Uzbekistan sees opening of new 2.5Mta cement plant

30 April 2024, Published under Cement News

The opening ceremony of a new 2.5Mta cement plant took place in the Andijan region of Uzbekistan, according to Trend. China-based Conch International Holdings Ltd and Zhejiang Shanfeng Building Materials Co Ltd invested US$250m in the Andijan Conch project near the border with Kyrgyzstan. Uzbek cement production reached 15.5Mt in 2023. In January 2024 the sector supplied an output of 627,900t, more than doubling the production of January 2023.

Holcim breaks ground on Lägerdorf climate-neutral plant

23 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Holcim (Deutschland) AG held a ground-breaking ceremony on 22 April for its climate-neutral cement plant in the Steinburg district of Lägerdorf, Germany. The ceremony was attended by around 350 guests, including Schleswig-Holstein's Prime Minister Daniel Günther (CDU) and Federal Economics Minister Robert Habeck (Greens). Holcim will build a second production line next to the existing one in Lägerdorf with oxyfuel-based carbon capture. Output from the carbon capture facility will be us...

Fauji Cement Co becomes Pakistan’s third-largest cement producer

29 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement successfully commissioned its greenfield cement plant with a clinker capacity of 6500tpd at Shadan Lund district, Dera Ghazi Khan , within a record time of 13 months. With the commencement of operations of the new line on 30 November 2023, the company’s total cement production capacity increased to 10.6Mta, which established the company as the third-largest cement producer in Pakistan. Meanwhile, according to AKD Research, Fauji Cement effectively increased its local marke...

Uganda approves mining licence for Karamoja cement plant

26 February 2024, Published under Cement News

The Ugandan government has granted a 21-year large-scale mining licence to Sunbird Resources Ltd to build a cement plant in Moroto district, Karamojo region, northeastern Uganda. Sunbird will produce 6000tpd and 1Mta of cement at the plant. The licence will enable Sunbird Resources to mine 8000tpd of limestone in Rupa sub-county. Systematic exploration work had been carried out over six years, resulting in the discovery of over 67Mt of limestone that is suitable for cement production. Roya...

NeoCem to build 100,000tpa calcined clay plant

23 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Following four years of research NeoCem will install the company's first calcined clay production line in Saint-Maximin, near Senlis, France. The facility will have a capacity of 100,000tpa. To produce the cement, the company will use a flash calcination process, whereby the clay is crushed, dried and heated to 750˚C. It is then mixed with clinker and limestone and no longer needs to be reheated, according to Christophe Deboffe, founder and president of NeoCem and its parent, Neo-Eco group...

Ambuja Cements to invest INR14bn in 6Mta Telangana plant

18 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements will invest INR14bn (US$168.3m) in the construction of a 6Mta cement plant in Telangana, India. The plant will be built on a 70-acre plot, said the company in a regulatory filing. Ambuja Cements is part of the Adani Cement Industries and operates 36.5Mta of cement capacity installed in 16 cement plants across India.