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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...

Societe de Ciment de Cote d'Ivoire sees inauguration second plant

17 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Côte d’Ivoire’s Prime Minister, Jérôme Patrick Achi, has inaugurated the second cement plant of Société de Ciment de Côte d’Ivoire in Yopougon’s industrial zone in Abidjan. The new unit has a capacity of 1.5Mta and effectively doubles the company’s existing capacity. It will use latest-generation production technology that takes into account environmental requirements. In terms of employment the new works creates more than 3000 direct and indirect jobs. The Prime Minister thanked the...

Solid Cement advances US$323m expansion

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Solid Cement Corp , part of Cemex Holding Philippines, will finally move forward with its long-delayed capacity expansion despite the rise in cost from US$235m to US$323m. The project will see the construction and installation of a new 1.5Mta integrated production line at the plant’s Antipolo City plant in Rizal. Principal contractors to the project will be Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Co of Manila Inc and Betonbau Philippines Inc. The plant is scheduled to come online i...

BUA Cement brings Kalambaina Line 4 online

28 January 2022, Published under Cement News

On 27 January Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated BUA Cement ’s 3Mta Line 4 at the company’s Kalambaina cement plant in Sokoto, Nigeria. "I am pleased that through these investments, BUA Cement has created employment opportunities for our citizens. Today, BUA is the largest employer of labour in the North-west region,” he said. The president recounted that in 1985 as the then Head of State, he was at the same location to commission the second line of the Sokoto plant. "Tod...

Ramco Cements to commission Kurnool clinker plant in February

26 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements Ltd is expected to bring online its 2.25Mta clinker plant in Kurnool, India, in February. The 1Mta cement grinding unit, 12MW waste heat recovery system and 18MW thermal power plant are scheduled to be commissioned in FY2022-23. Its RR Nagar plant project, which will see a new energy-efficient 3000tpd kiln, is likely to be commissioned in FY2023-24. The modernisation project represents and investment of INR4.76bn (US$63.6m).

Preparations start for new plant in the Kyrgyz Republic

18 January 2022, Published under Cement News

A total of 10ha of land have been transformed in the village of Tunuk-Suu, in the Batken region of the Kyrgyz Republic to build a cement plant, reports Central Asia News. Currently part of a 60km-long road is being repaired. Part of the plot belongs to the local administration with the remainder leased by investors. It is expected that the construction of the new plant will be carried out in two years and upon completion, the new facility is forecast to produce 1.8Mta of cement. In terms o...