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PNG’s new plant prospects

14 June 2022, Published under Cement News

When Australia-based development company Mayur Resources discovered 382Mt of high-grade limestone resources adjacent to the ocean just 25km from Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby in 2016, it was a moment of excitement. Since then, the company has been developing the Central Cement & Lime Manufacturing facility at Port Kido and, despite COVID-19 impacts, advances are being made and the prospects are promising. By Mayur Resources, Australia. Mayur Resources’ Central Cement & Lime ...

Jindal to build new 2.5Mta plant in Raigarh

30 May 2022, Published under Cement News

India’s Jindal Group and the Chhattisgarh government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new cement plant in Raigarh district in the easternmost part of Chhattisgarh State. According to reports in the Times of India, the new facility will have a production capacity of around 2.5Mta of cement and 2.5Mta of clinker. The plant will also have a 12MW waste heat recovery system. 

IFC to fund Diamond Cement Guinea with US$30m loan

17 May 2022, Published under Cement News

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has agreed to provide a US$30m loan to Diamond Cement Guinea , a subsidiary of West African Cement (WACEM), to support the completion of their 0.75Mta integrated cement plant.   The new greenfield plant, which is located approximately 25km from the town of Sougueta, Kindia prefecture, is the first integrated cement plant in Guinea. The plant’s 1500tpd clinker line commissioned in April 2021, while the 0.8Mta grinding unit will be commissioned i...

New cement and clinker plants for Burundi

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Burundi company Intracom is finalising the process to set up clinker and cement plants in Kigoma, according to the Daily News. The cement plant will have a capacity of 0.6Mta while the clinker plant will have a 1Mta capacity. The new plants are expected to meet demand in the Lake Tanganyika region as well as Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). “The main cement customers are in Kigoma and we will export to countries around the Lake Tanganyika corridor,” said Rubenga Samson, I...

Birla's Mukutban plant begins clinker dispatch

31 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp ’s newest cement plant, Reliance Cement Co ’s Mukutban integrated plant, has started dispatching clinker. The clinker is being delivered to the company’s nearest grinding unit at Butibori, Maharashtra. Shri Arvind Pathak, MD and CEO of Birla Cement Corp, flagged off the maiden consignment of the clinker-laden truck. The Mukutban plant near Nagpur has a clinker capacity of 2.68Mta and a cement capacity of 3.9Mta. Its captive thermal power plant has a generation capacity of 40MW...

Feasibility study for Conch KT Cement plant in Kampong Speu completed

24 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Conch KT Cement Co Ltd has completed a feasibility study on a cement plant planned for northwestern Kampong Speu province in Cambodia and is now working on the legal procedures to break ground, according to Vei Samnang, the provincial governor. The project represents an investment of more than US$250m, financed by China. The ~2Mta plant will be located in Monorom village, Horng Samnam commune in the southeastern corner of Kampong Speu’s Oral district. Conch KT Cement Co is a joint ventur...

Elementia to invest US$40m in El Salvador

18 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Mexico-based Elementia is investing US$40m in its Cementos Fortaleza plant in Acajutla, El Salvador. The project will add 0.3Mta of cement capacity to the country and is expected to start operation in the 1Q23. “The new 0.3Mta Cementos Fortaleza plant, which is expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2023, will be built in El Salvador due to its strategic location in Central America, with access to key ports, a climate positive in terms of foreign investment and the right char...

Shree Cement starts trials at Chattisgarh clinker unit

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Shree Cement has started trial run of its new clinkerisation unit (Kiln 3) at its integrated plant in Baloda Bazar, near Raipur in Chhattisgarh. The Baloda Bazar plant currently has a clinker capacity of 5.2Mta and a cement capacity of 3Mta. Alongside the kiln, the company has also installed a waste heat recovery power plant.

Lanwa Cement Corp inaugurates Hambantota plant today

07 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is expected to open Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corp (Pvt)’s 4Mta in the Mirijjawila Export Processing Zone of Hambantota today. The cement works includes a fully-automated stacker reclaimer yard and two bridge types of ship unloaders for efficient, waste-free and sustainable handling of cargo. Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corp will produce the full range of cement types, including ordinary Portland Cement, Portland composite cement and blended hydraulic cement...

Benin to build 1.6Mta cement plant

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The government of Benin plans to build a cement plant with 5000tpd clinker capacity and 1.6Mta of cement capacity. The new plant will have an option to expand its cement capacity to 3Mta. Benin’s Council of Ministers announced on 23 February 2022 the completion of preparatory studies for the construction project of a cement plant. "The Council has shown itself to be in favour of entering into a contract with a specialised group, with a view to carrying out preparatory studies for a project...