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Huaxin Cement Narayani to build US$140m plant

25 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Nepal’s Investment Board (IBN) has signed a project investment agreement with Huaxin Cement Narayani to establish a US$140m cement plant in Nepal. Following the deal signed by IBN’s CEO, Maha Prasad Adkhikari, and Xu Gang, vice-president of Huaxin Cement Co, in the presence of Prime Minister, KP Sharma Oli, the joint venture company will build a 3000tpd cement works in Dhading, Nepal. The agreement includes protection for the foreign investor in Nepal and the provision that, despite the c...

Taiheiyo to increase Philippine capacity

25 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo has allocated PHP3.5bn for a new cement line in San Fernando, Cebu. At present the works produces 7350tpd and the project aims to raise output potential to 16,350tpd by the end of next year. Romeo Gebilaguin, Taiheiyo's environment and safety manager, said that as demand for cement grows, the plant has to double its production capacity. "We will be needing additional manpower by then, hire more workers. This will give job opportunities to Cebu with six per cent of them coming fro...

Bosnia’s Banovici plans 1.1Mta cement plant

21 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Bosnian state-controlled brown coal mine Banovici and the Federation’s privatisation agency will shortly seek a strategic partner for the construction of a cement plant at the coal mine. The project represents an investment of EUR250m (US$290m). Banovici has already obtained the required documents and secured an environmental permit with works expected to start in 2019, according to local news service Ekapija. The cement plant is estimated to have an output of 1.1Mta with product to b...

US Cement receives key permit for white cement plant

19 June 2018, Published under Cement News

US Cement LLC has received a draft air permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a white cement plant near the town of Brady. Groundbreaking for the 0.5Mta facility, which sits on a limestone deposit of 80Mt, is scheduled for the first half of 2019. Part of Royal White Cement, US Cement expects to invest more than US$200m in the plant, incorporating the latest production technology and environmental control systems. Some 300 workers will be needed during the construct...

Cameroon's Quiferou to produce cement in Central African Republic

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cameroonian company Quiferou has signed on Monday a mining agreement with the government of the Central African Republic (CAR), according to APA. Quifero plans to produce cement at Bomoko, in the southwest of CAR. Quiferou plans to produce 0.35Mta of cement, said Jacquis Pogouya, the company’s CEO. CAR Minister of Mines, Léopold Mboli Fatrane, who signed the agreement, said the agreement is the result of a long process of consideration to produce cement at a lower cost in the country. ...

CIMAF plans 0.3Mta works at Bouaké

15 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Morocco-based CIMAF plans to build a 0.3Mta cement plant at Bouaké, northern Côte dIvoire. "The Bouaké plant has a capacity of 300,000t. We have acquired the land and are preparing the permits to start construction," said Khalid Iben Khayat, CIMAF’s regional director. CIMAF started its first plant project in the country in November 2011. The 0.5Mta works, which represents an investment of XOF20bn (US$36.4m), entered operation in August 2013. The company invested a further XOF80bn in d...

New plants boost Uganda cement industry

08 May 2018, Published under Cement News

In the coming month, the Ugandan cement industry is expected to expand with two new plants in Tororo district as Simba Cement and Hima Cement commission their projects. Construction of the works started in February 2017. Simba Cement will bring its 3000tpd works at Tutir, on the Tororo-Mbale highway, online this month, according to Vishnu Patel, Simba Cement’s country manager. “We will offer employment opportunities to over 200 people directly and more than 2000 people indirectly besides ot...

UltraTech moves closer to plant operation

02 May 2018, Published under Cement News

India-based UltraTech Cement has moved closer to commencing operations at its plant in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh. The facility, initially owned by JP Associates (JPA), can only begin operations once certain environmental conditions are met. In line with a state cabinet decision, UltraTech can start production once JPA pays a penalty for mining on forested land. JPA will need to purchase an equal quantity of land and maintain a plantation on it for 10 years, according to The Times of India....

UltraTech Cement

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech has commissioned a new greenfield plant with a 2.5Mta clinker capacity in Manawar, Madhya Pradesh, India. The plant’s kiln is designed for multi-fuel and alternative fuel (AF) use, while the plant also features a 1.75Mta grinding unit and an auto-loading facility. This new works will take the company’s total cement production capacity to over 96Mta across 19 plants. A further 1.75Mta grinding unit and a 13MW waste heat recovery system are also currently under construction. The n...

PT Indocement

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement sold 17.1Mt of cement in 2017, an increase of 4.4 per cent or 717,000t compared to the previous year. Domestic clinker sales came in at 650,000t. Meanwhile, national cement demand advanced by 7.6 per cent in 2017 as production capacity in the country continued to grow. According to the company, its focus on the domestic market meant its cement and clinker exports declined by 57.9 per cent YoY, falling from 390,400t in 2016 to 164,400t last year. The company’s market share contr...