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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.


03 January 2019, Published under Cement News

The 39.9 per cent-owned LafargeHolcim associate Huaxin Cement is investing US$245m in a contract to build a new production line for Holcim Philippines at the latter’s Davao works. The project includes a 6000tpd clinker production line, a waste heat recovery unit as well as upgrades to an existing 3000tpd production line. Meanwhile, the group's subsidiary Bamburi Cement, which operates in Kenya and Uganda, is expecting its net profit to fall by more than 25 per cent to its lowest level in ...

FANCESA finishes silo base at Cal’Orck’o plant

19 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s FANCESA reported it finished constructing the base of the clinker silo at its new cement plant in Cal Orck’o. The base is 45m in diameter and 2m thick and will serve as the foundation of a 35m-high structure. The construction was carried out by the cement plant’s staff and Concretec and required 70h of labour.

India Cements to acquire Springway Mining

05 December 2018, Published under Cement News

India Cements has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire the entire shareholding of Springway Mining in a phased manner. On 3 December 2018 the company purchased the controlling stake of 51 per cent in the paid-up equity share capital of Springway Mining. The acquisition will support India Cements’ plans to set up a cement plant in Madhya Pradesh.

New Rudny plant to start export to Russia

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

A new US$100m cement plant was launched in Rudny, Kostanay region, Kazakhstan, to meet the requirements of the domestic cement industry as well as Russia’s southern regions, Kazakh media reported. By the end of the year, the works plans to produce 17,200t of cement. "We plan to get the first products within five days. There is already a buyer for cement – from Ufa (Russia). They are ready to purchase about 200,000-300,000t of cement, that is 50 per cent of the design capacity of the plant...

NCN’s Malbaza plant to start production in December

29 November 2018, Published under Cement News

After addressing some challenges, Nouvelle Cimenterie de Niger is expected to start operations at its Malbaza cement plant in Niger’s Tahoua region in December, according to the company’s officials. The 2000tpd integrated cement works is forecast to cover 80 per cent of Niger’s cement demand, allowing the country to significantly reduce cement imports. The facility provides employment for 347 people, including 276 Nigeriens.

Dalmia Cement receives public consent on Kapilas plant

28 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has receive the support of the local population for the proposed new cement works at Kapilas Cement Manufacturing Works in a public hearing held at Suniapada on 27 November. The new plant will meet the increasing demand for cement in eastern India and the public consent will support the company’s bid for environmental clearance to set up the plant. Earlier Dalmia had applied to the state government to set up a new 2.5Mta works, lifting capacity at Kapilas...

BBMG and Tangshan Jidong resume US$290m Zambia plant

27 November 2018, Published under Cement News

BBMG Corp and Tangshan Jidong Cement recently resumed work on the development of a 1.28Mta cement plant in Zambia. They will build the waste heat recovery unit and the first clinker production line. The preheater, kiln and clinker store are ready. Up to 60 per cent of the US$290m investment will be secured from Bank of China, the IFC and South-Africa based Nedbank Ltd. Around 20 per cent of the project capital has been invested by the project owners, Tangshan Jidong Cement will raise the r...