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Bolivia’s Lower House approves Ecebol land

26 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The Lower House of the Bolivian Parliament has approved a bill to provide 39.8ha of land to state-run Ecebol for a future cement plant in Potosi. The site is located in Chiutara and was formerly owned by Potosi council. The contract for the 1.3Mta production facility was signed in March 2018. The project represents an investment of US$241.1m.

New cement plant for Aktobe, Kazakhstan

25 February 2019, Published under Cement News

A new 1.8Mta cement plant will be built in Kazakhstan’s Aktobe region, according to the head of SEC Aktobe, Anuar Makhanov. Representing an investment of KZT101bn (US$268.8m), the production facility will be located in Baiganinsky district by Turkey-based Dal Holding Investment Co. “A joint venture of Aktobe Cement was established, a Roadmap was signed. Construction and installation work will begin in April 2019. In the course of cooperation between SEC and DalHolding Investment Company, ...

Kazakhstan’s Alacem to launch KZT49bn cement plant

21 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Kazakhstan-based Alacem plans to launch a cement plant in the Kerbulak rural district of the Almaty reigon in 2019, according to the regional administration’s press office. The new plant will have a capacity of 1.2Mta and represents and investment of KZT47bn (US$125m).

New Kaspi production line enters tough market environment

18 February 2019, Published under Cement News

This week HeidelbergCement opened its new US$100m dry-process clinker line at its Kaspi cement plant in Georgia. The new 3000tpd line was originally expected to open at the end of 2018 but had a small delay. The new capacity increases HeidelbergCement’s presence in the local market, where it already operates the terminal at Supsa as well as the Rustavi plant and grinding plant at Poti. It has been a testing last 12 months for the Georgian operations of HeidelbergCement. In August 2018 the...

KCP starts commercial production at Muktyala II

18 February 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based KCP has started commercial production on the second line of its plant in Muktyala, Andhra Pradesh, according to the company’s notification to the Bombay Stock Exchange. Some minor work such as the packing facilities of the 1.66Mta cement works remains outstanding but the company expects to complete this in about two months’ time. The latest addition takes the total capacity of KCP to 4.3Mta. In addition, the company is further expanding its capacity with a 0.5Mta grinding uni...

New Kaspi production line enters tough market environment

15 February 2019, Published under Cement News

This week HeidelbergCement opened its new US$100m dry-process clinker line at its Kaspi cement plant in Georgia. The new 3000tpd line was originally expected to open at the end of 2018 but had a small delay. The new capacity increases HeidelbergCement’s presence in the local market, where it already operates the terminal at Supsa as well as the Rustavi plant and grinding plant at Poti. It has been a testing last 12 months for the Georgian operations of HeidelbergCement. In August 2018 the...

Ecebol Oruro plant to start production testing at end February

07 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Bolivia-based cement producer Ecebol is finalising construction of its plant at Jeruyo, Oruro. The company expects the start production tests at the end of the month. President Evo Morales is due to visit the plant’s facilities on Friday 8 February. The plant has a packing capacity of 3600 bags/h and a production capacity of 1.3Mta of cement. While the plant uses German technology, some 96 per cent of labour used to build it is Bolivian. The project is under administration of the Developme...

Uzbekistan Temir Yollari plans 1Mta plant

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan Temir Yollari is currently exploring the potential of a new cement plant in Pakhtachinsky district of the country’s Samarkand region. It held a meeting with representatives of the French construction company Freyssine. The new cement plant would be built to meet the needs of JSC Uzbekistan Railways, according to Uzbekistan Daily. The parties considered new geological surveys for the area as well as modern technologies and equipment for the facility. The planned capacity would ...

Cemex

04 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex is to expand its terminal on Tampa Bay in Florida, USA, to handle cement, fly ash and limestone. In addition, it plans to build a ready-mixed concrete plant on the site.

LafargeHolcim

04 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The sale of the 80.6 per cent stake in Holcim Indonesia to Semen Indonesia, formerly known as Semen Gresik, has been completed, taking Semen Indonesia’s share from 35.7 per cent of the national capacity to 49.5 per cent. The deal, valued at around US$1750m, adds four cement works, 33 ready-mixed concrete plants and two quarries to Semen Indonesia’s production base. Semen Indonesia also has a sizeable cement business in Vietnam. The completion of this deal suggests that a disposal of the Phil...