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NCN’s Malbaza plant to start production in December

29 November 2018, Published under Cement News

After addressing some challenges, Nouvelle Cimenterie de Niger is expected to start operations at its Malbaza cement plant in Niger’s Tahoua region in December, according to the company’s officials. The 2000tpd integrated cement works is forecast to cover 80 per cent of Niger’s cement demand, allowing the country to significantly reduce cement imports. The facility provides employment for 347 people, including 276 Nigeriens.

Dalmia Cement receives public consent on Kapilas plant

28 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has receive the support of the local population for the proposed new cement works at Kapilas Cement Manufacturing Works in a public hearing held at Suniapada on 27 November. The new plant will meet the increasing demand for cement in eastern India and the public consent will support the company’s bid for environmental clearance to set up the plant. Earlier Dalmia had applied to the state government to set up a new 2.5Mta works, lifting capacity at Kapilas...

BBMG and Tangshan Jidong resume US$290m Zambia plant

27 November 2018, Published under Cement News

BBMG Corp and Tangshan Jidong Cement recently resumed work on the development of a 1.28Mta cement plant in Zambia. They will build the waste heat recovery unit and the first clinker production line. The preheater, kiln and clinker store are ready. Up to 60 per cent of the US$290m investment will be secured from Bank of China, the IFC and South-Africa based Nedbank Ltd. Around 20 per cent of the project capital has been invested by the project owners, Tangshan Jidong Cement will raise the r...

Saudi Engineering Dimensions interested in Bangladesh cement sector

23 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi company Engineering Dimensions has expressed an interest to set up a modern cement factory in the Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district, Bangladesh, according to New Nation. During a meeting with Secretary-in-Charge of the Industries Ministry, M Abdul Halim, Engineering Dimensions President, Mohammed N Hijji, said Bangladesh’s huge population, domestic demand and skilled workforce have created an opportunity to attract foreign investors such as Saudi Arabia.

Hoffmann Green Cement opens Bournezeau plant

22 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies (HGCT) inaugurates its new cement plant – dubbed the first green cement plant in France – in Bournezeau, Vendée. The production process relies on the chemical reaction between clay and limestone due to activators. As a result, a flash firing of metakaolin during five seconds at 750˚C is the sole temperature rise in the production process. "Our technology divides CO2 emissions by four to 200kg/t of cement," said HGCT President, Julien Blanchard. The EUR10...

Kazakh-Singaporean MoU on new plant in Almaty region

22 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A Kazakh-Singaporean business forum held on 21 November provided the venue for a bilateral investment treaty between the two countries as well as some 12 MoUs to establish partnerships.   The agreements included an MoU on the construction of a cement plant in the Almaty Region between Kazakh Invest JSC and International Cement Ltd, Alacem LLP, according to Central Asia News.

BUA Cement announces completion Okpella plant

09 November 2018, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement has announced the completion of its new 3Mta cement plant in Okpella, Edo state, Nigeria. Its output is expected to be delivered to the southern and southeastern Nigerian markets, enabling the company to gain a stronger foothold in these areas. The Okpella facility will be able to be fuelled with gas and heavy oils.  The company is expected to announce a date for the formal inauguration of the works, of which the completion comes less than six months after the inauguration of ...

Flying Cement make two director changes

08 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based Flying Cement Co Ltd in Pakistan has appointed two new directors, Nadeem Tufail and Waqar Zahid. They replace Imran Chaudry and Muhammad Tawassal Majeed, respectively, from 31 October. As a result, the company's new Board of Directors now comprises: Agha Humayun Khan as Chief Executive and seven directors, ie Kamran Khan, Momin Qamar, Yousuf Kamran Khan, Qasim Khan, Samina Kamran, Nadeem Tufail and Waqar Zahid. Line No 2 upgrade The company's management has also arranged...

Penna Cement files for an IPO for expansion plans

05 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Penna Cement has filed for a INR15,500m (US$212.2m) initial public offering (IPO) with the markets regulator Sebi to raise funds for expansion and paying off debt. Penna Cement's CEO, Vikram Reddy said Penna Cement has an expansion plan that includes a mix of brownfield and greenfield plants that will raise the company's cement capacity to 16.5Mta by 2020. The IPO will consist of a fresh issue of INR13,000m and an offer for sale of up to INR2500m by the company's promoter PR Cement Holding...

Nepal to be self-sufficient in cement production in 2019

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers' Association of Nepal claims that, while the import of clinker has increased due to high production demands, it expects the country to be self-reliant on clinker production from next year. According to Dhurba Thapa, president of Cement Manufacturers' Association Nepal, cement factories in Nepal are now producing 8.5Mta of cement. Currently, there are 53 cement factories operating in the country that annually produce 160m sacks of cement. Mr Thapa also said the two n...