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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...

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

31 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Sinoma International, which merged with China National Building Materials (CNBM) last year, has been given the go-ahead to construct a US$1bn cement plant in Tanga. The Tanzanian Investment Centre granted permits to Sinoma, and its subsidiary Hengya Cement Co Ltd, for both the cement plant and a 1.2GW power station. Once completed, the cement plant will have a 7Mta production capacity with 30 per cent of output intended for the domestic market and the remainder for export. The project was fi...

Ivorian cement output up to 2.5Mt in 2017

15 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Côte d’Ivoire has increased from 2.5Mt in 2015 to 3.5Mt in 2017, according to Abidjan.net. In addition, with an XOF73bn (US$127.5m) investment into new cement plants and upgrading old facility as well as growing demand due to major public works projects, cement producers have lifted their capacity to 7.2Mta in 2017. Furthermore, with the commissioning of an additional seven units expected in 2019, cement capacity is set to rise to 9.4Mta by the end of this year.

Tajikistan exports US$65.4m of cement in 2018

14 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan exported 1.14Mt of cement in 2018, representing a value of US$65.4m. In 2017 exports stood at 970,100t and had a value of US$49.5m.The country exports cement to Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. Meanwhile, preliminary work began on the construction of a cement plant in Kubodiyon district, Khatlon – set to become the largest in the country, according to Azer News.