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Thamesport Cement to build 0.5Mta grinding plant in UK

14 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Thamesport Cement has submitted a full planning application of its proposed site on the Isle of Grain, Kent, UK. Backed by France-based Cem’In’Eu, the company promises to bring “21st century cement manufacturing” to the UK. Following a presentation of the project to Medway Council last month, Colin Jenkins, managing director of Thamesport Cement, accompanied by fellow directors Gerd Aufdenblatten and Fabien Charbonnel, said: ‘We are very pleased and excited at the prospect of bringing to th...

Consortium to invest US$180m in Paraguayan cement industry

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Plans are underway to create a new cement company in Paraguay, Cementos Concepción (Cecom). Paraguay’s President Mario Abdo Benítez and members of his cabinet met with José Ortiz, CEO of tobacco company, Tabacalera del Este (Tabesa) to discuss the investment in the country’s cement industry. Cecom is a venture by Grupo Cartes, Grupo Jiménez Gaona and José Ortiz to build a 1Mta cement plant, a project representing an investment of US$180m. The new production facility will be located south o...

Cemex to invest EUR4.85m in Gijon cement plant

05 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex plans to invest EUR4.85m (US$5.5m) in the construction of a cement plant and distribution centre in Gijón port, Spain. The facility will include two silos with a height of 43.5m and will be located in the second section of the Ingeniero Olano wharf. Each silo will have a capacity of 6000t of cement. Cement unloading will be carried out through a pipe at the end of the Olano wharf, which would run underground to the silos. The company plans to sell cement in bulk as well as in palle...

Nomayos substation connects to grid for new Cimencam works

05 March 2019, Published under Cement News

The new Cimencam cement works in Nomayos will be able to draw power from Cameroon’s transmission network from 5 March as the Nomayos electricity substation will be connected to the country’s transmission system. Following connection, the cement plant’s commissioning is due to take place soon. The Cimencam cement plant represents an investment of CFA23bn with 5-10 years of tax and customs exemptions in line with 2013 provisions laid out by the Cameroonian government. The 0.5Mta works will r...


04 March 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s Indian subsidiary ACC Ltd reported an 8.5 per cent rise in cement deliveries in 2018 to 28.4Mt and in the fourth quarter the advance was 8.7 per cent to 7.5Mt. Cement capacity increased by 5.9Mta thanks to a new greenfield operation in Madhya Pradesh and a new grinding plant in Uttar Pradesh as well as expansions to the plants in Tikaria and Sindri. Ready-mixed concrete deliveries improved by 16.6 per cent to 3.16Mt in the year, helped by the commissioning of 18 new plants du...

Anhui Conch

27 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered two CK Mills to China’s Jiande Conch Cement via Anhui Conch Kawasaki Energy Conservation Equipment Manufacturing (CKM), a joint venture between Kawasaki and Anhui Conch Group. The mills are type CK490 and boast the highest production capacity available from Kawasaki at 220tph. They have a table track diameter of 4900mm, a 5100kW motor and four rollers. Kawasaki is handling the design and technical guidance on the project, while CKM is in charge of m...

Bolivia’s Lower House approves Ecebol land

26 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The Lower House of the Bolivian Parliament has approved a bill to provide 39.8ha of land to state-run Ecebol for a future cement plant in Potosi. The site is located in Chiutara and was formerly owned by Potosi council. The contract for the 1.3Mta production facility was signed in March 2018. The project represents an investment of US$241.1m.

New cement plant for Aktobe, Kazakhstan

25 February 2019, Published under Cement News

A new 1.8Mta cement plant will be built in Kazakhstan’s Aktobe region, according to the head of SEC Aktobe, Anuar Makhanov. Representing an investment of KZT101bn (US$268.8m), the production facility will be located in Baiganinsky district by Turkey-based Dal Holding Investment Co. “A joint venture of Aktobe Cement was established, a Roadmap was signed. Construction and installation work will begin in April 2019. In the course of cooperation between SEC and DalHolding Investment Company, ...

Kazakhstan’s Alacem to launch KZT49bn cement plant

21 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan-based Alacem plans to launch a cement plant in the Kerbulak rural district of the Almaty reigon in 2019, according to the regional administration’s press office. The new plant will have a capacity of 1.2Mta and represents and investment of KZT47bn (US$125m).

New Kaspi production line enters tough market environment

18 February 2019, Published under Cement News

This week HeidelbergCement opened its new US$100m dry-process clinker line at its Kaspi cement plant in Georgia. The new 3000tpd line was originally expected to open at the end of 2018 but had a small delay. The new capacity increases HeidelbergCement’s presence in the local market, where it already operates the terminal at Supsa as well as the Rustavi plant and grinding plant at Poti. It has been a testing last 12 months for the Georgian operations of HeidelbergCement. In August 2018 the...