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CTIEC to start Adrar Line 2 procurement

11 July 2018, Published under Cement News

China Triumph International Engineering Co Ltd (CTIEC) will start equipment procurement for the US$211m second production line of the Adrar plant in Algeria, which is under development by STG Engineering and Real Estate Development Co. FLSmidth, Thyssenkrupp AG and Fives SA are among the likely suppliers, according to Inside International Industrials. The new line will at 4200tpd of cement production capacity to the plant, which was inaugurated in August 2017. Upon completion the extra ou...

RHI Magnesita undertakes major investment in China

27 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Refractory specialist RHI Magnesita will invest EUR20m in its dolomite plant in Chizhou, Anhui province in China. The step is part of a decisive response to address global pressures in the supply of raw materials to the refractory industry and rapidly provide additional volumes to its worldwide customers, said the company in a statement. The Chizhou site includes an extensive dolomite mine and raw material production as well as facilities for the production of high-quality dolomite-bas...

New kiln line at Burglengenfeld plant online

25 June 2018, Published under Cement News

After two years of intense work, first clinker was received on schedule at HeidelbergCement’s Burglengenfeld cement works in Germany in April 2018. IKN was awarded a contract for engineering, supply and installation to upgrade the pyroprocessing line to 4000tpd – from raw meal feeding to clinker discharge. The contract included integration engineering, supply and installation of add-on components for the raw meal grinding plant. The upgraded kiln line features state-of-the-art technology ...

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...