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Dangote Cement plans 1Mta grinding unit in Gabon

02 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement will construct a new 3000tpd clinker grinding plant in Gabon, representing an investment of US$75m, according to Dangote Group President, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. The new 1Mta cement plant will be built on a plot of over 10.5ha in the Owendo area, adjacent to the New Owendo International Port, just outside the country’s capital, Libreville. The plant is expected to help expand the spread of Dangote’s production facilities and reduce transport costs, according to Devakumar Edw...

Pioneer Cement's new kiln line starts production

16 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement Ltd (PIOC) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the company successfully ignited its new 10,000tpd kiln line. Company Secretary, Abdul Wahab, said cement production and dispatch from the new line is expected to start soon.    The 2.2Mta brownfield expansion is part of the company's Vision 2025 programme, which includes a 24MW coal-fired power plant and 12MW waste heat recovery power plant at Khushab, Punjab. Before this expansion, the company had 2.03Mta of cement ...

Punjab easing NOC issue for new cement plants

13 January 2020, Published under Cement News

The government of Punjab, Pakistan, is encouraging further investment as timely issuance of no objection certificates (NOCs) and other facilities are being extended to cement industry investors, reports The Balochistan Times. All relevant departments, including irrigation, environment, industries and local government, have adopted a unified strategy to remove unnecessary hurdles in the building of new cement plants, according to the Pakistani newspaper. Moreover, space has been identified ...

Punjab to ease issuance of NoC for cement plant in province

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry welcomes the provincial government of Punjab's move to ease the processes of approval in setting up a cement plant in province. According to media reports, Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade, Mian Aslam Iqbal, has said that the Punjab government has lifted the 12-year ban on the cement industry, which is expected to see an improved performance and contribition to the national economy. A dedicated task force with key people in the ministry's industries ...

Power Cement starts new production lines

11 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Power Cement Ltd (PCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that its new 7700tpd clinker production plant has started producing clinker from 10 December, says a notification sent by Company Secretary, Tahir Iqbal. PCL has been in process of installation of its two plants, namely a 7700tpd 'clinker production plant' and an 8800tpd 'cement production and dispatch plant' – increasing its capacities to 10,700tpd of clinker and 12,100tpd of cement, respectively. With this installation, PC...

Iran to invest US$35m in new Iraqi plant

26 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Khuzestan province is to invest US$35m in the construction of a cement plant in Al-Emareh, Iraq, announced the province’s Deputy Governor General for Coordinating Economic Affairs, Nourollah Hassandeh. The project was launched five years ago following talks between Khuzestani and Iraqi officials and is currently in its final stages, reports the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). "If Khuzestan to be able to provide Iraq with its required raw materials for construction of the cement plan...

Renewed interest in CIMAIKO

14 November 2019, Published under Cement News

A Chinese company is reported to be interested in relaunching the CIMAIKO cement plant near Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A delegation consisting of Justine Mbombo, advisor to the Ministry of Industry, and the production manager of Yang Engow Engineering of China is prospecting the local area for limestone suitable for cement production. Yang Engow Engineering intends to start the installation of the plant as soon as possible, with January 2020 as a tentative date, acco...

JK Cement’s Satha line expected to be ready in December

07 November 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based JK Cement is setting up a clinker grinding unit in Satha village, Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh. The INR2.664bn (US$37.6m) project will have a capacity of 2Mta and will be built on a 6.83ha plot. Equipment will be supplied by FLSmidth. Following receipt of environmental clearance, civil work has been completed and equipment installation is currently in progress.. Completion is scheduled for December 2019. In addition, the company has commissioned its grey clinker productio...

ACC plans integrated works in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

06 November 2019, Published under Cement News

ACC is planning to build an integrated cement plant at Masturi, Bilaspur district, Chhatisgarh, on 105ha of land. The project will represent an estimated investment of INR29bn (US$408.8m). The new cement works will have a capacity of 2.72Mta of clinker and 4.05Mta of cement. It will include a captive power plant of 65MW and a WHR-based power plant of 10MW. Limestone will be supplied from a proposed captive limestone mine at Bidiyadih, Bhurkunda, Godadih and Bohardih. Applications for sta...

Dangote

28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has announced plans to expand its cement capacity in Africa by 29 per cent to 62Mta. The company is expected to add 6Mta in Nigeria in 2020, taking its capacity in its home market to 35Mta, while other expansions are earmarked mainly for west Africa, including Niger and Côte d'Ivoire. On the back of this and other investments, the group’s total revenue is forecast to reach US$30bn in the next few years. Meanwhile, in Tanzania, Dangote remains locked in a dispute with the co...