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Invecem awarded limestone and clay concession

06 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Industria Venezolana de Cemento (Invecem) has been granted a licence for limestone and clay exploitation by the state government of Falcón. The 20-year licence will enable the Venezuelan cement producer to increase production by 23 per cent. "The signing of this concession is very important as it will allow us to develop our products in line with the first phase of the expansion project we have started in January and will culminate in April," said José Camejo, director of Invecem’s Cumare...

Shanshui Cement announces 2013 gross profits of US$617.7m

24 March 2014, Published under Cement News

During the 12-months ended 31 December 2013, China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd’s revenue reached CNY16,535m (US$2667.85m). Gross profit was CNY3829m while profit from operations reached CNY2557m. Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the company was CNY1017m. Basic earnings per share reached CNY0.36. The Board recommended the payment of a final dividend of HKD0.092/share (US$0.01/share) for the year ended 31 December 2013. Mr Zhang Bin, chairman and general manager of Shanshui Ceme...

PT Semen Indonesia agrees loan for new plant

24 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement producer PT Semen Indonesia has secured a non-cash loan of IDR1.4trn (US$122.57m) from PT Bank Mandiri, said Ahyanizzaman, the company's finance director. The firm will use the facility to build a works worth IDR3.7trn ($323.92m) with a capacity of 3Mta in Rembang, Central Java, according Kontan Online.

Congo Rep opens Dolisie cement plant

24 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo, inaugurated a new cement works in Dolisie, located in the south west province of Niari, on Saturday 22 March. The 0.3Mta works was financed and built by China-based Forspak International, who invested XAF34bn (US$71m). Forspak CEO, Pen An Ping, said the plant will contribute significantly towards satisfying the country’s demand for cement. According to the industrial development and private sector minister Isidore Mvouba, current c...

Chinese sign US$733m cement deals in Nigeria and Myanmar

13 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Sinoma and CITIC Heavy Industries have agreed deals worth US$733m to construct cement plants in Nigeria and Myanmar, respectively. Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd, part of China National Materials Co Ltd, signed a US$536m contract with Nigeria’s Dangote Cement Plc, according to a Reuters report. Sinoma and Dangote will build two clinker cement production lines in Nigeria, each with a cement capacity of 6000tpd. Meanwhile, CITIC Heavy Industries is collaborating in Myanmar with a...

Cemex Latam opens new grinding unit in Colombia

22 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Cemex Latam Holdings inaugurated a new cement grinding plant in Clemencia in Bolivar, Colombia. Output from the 0.45Mta works is expected to supply projects in the Caribbean coastal area. The plant, which will produce three types of cement (for general purposes, for structural use and for use in marine environments), is located on a 10ha site. "Our vision is to promote the development of Colombia with building solutions that generate welfare people. The country must increase its cement...

Building Belgaum

01 July 2013, Published under Cement News

A key player in cement manufacturing since 1939, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (DCBL) is not only in the top quartile in terms of market share in India, but also a pioneer in super-specialty cements used for oil wells, railway sleepers and air strips. After the recent set of acquisitions, the company is now looking for organic growth and implementing a number of new capacity projects, including a 4500tpd greenfield integrated works in Belgaum, in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. By Dalm...

Podgorensky opens for business

22 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group is already the dominant cement producer in Russia with 16 cement plants in 2012. At the end of last year the company increased its number of domestic cement plants by announcing that the Podgorensky plant was now ready to begin commercial production. The facility is situated in an area with abundant raw material reserves that should exceed 100Mt. By Eurocement Group, Russia. Podgorensky Cement has a 3Mta cement capacity and is the newest plant in Eurocement Group ...

Building Al Ain

25 March 2013, Published under Cement News

To help realise its plans to expand its building materials portfolio in the United Arab Emirates, Arkan Building Materials Co contracted Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd to construct its new Al Ain Cement Factory (ACF) at the Arkan Industrial Park in Al Ain, UAE. Satisfied with the completed plant, the cement producer also subsequently awarded the China-based firm with the operations contract. By Overseas Development Branch of Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd (formerly known as...

Welcome to the new builds (3)

23 January 2013, Published under Cement News

In this third and final part of ICR's biannual project review, we focus on new cement plant projects in Asia. Over the past year, India and Indonesia have emerged as key expansion areas for the cement industry with several further projects in Vietnam and China also being completed. PT Semen Gresik opened its new Tuban IV plant in Indonesia Azerbaijan July 2012 saw the inauguration of Holcim’s new E300m dry-process line at its Garadagh cement plant, Baku. The new 1.7Mta kiln r...