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CIMSA and Sabanci to build 0.6Mta US grinding plant

21 September 2023, Published under Cement News

One of Turkey's largest conglomerates Sabancı Holding and Turkish cement manufacturer Çimsa have agreed to establish a grey cement grinding plant in the USA with an investment of US$82m (TRY2.2bn). The facility, with an average grinding capacity of 600,000tpa, will be operational by the end of the 4Q25 and will be fully financed with equity. Çimsa, with its subsidiary operating in the US, will enter the US grey cement market, in addition to the white cement market. The company current...

Bangladesh and Saudi Arabian JV cement plant in doubt

04 January 2023, Published under Cement News

State-owned Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corp (BCIC) has threatened to withdraw from a Saudi-Bangladesh joint venture under which a cement factory is to be built in Sylhet's Chhatak borough, Bangladesh. In a recent letter to the Ministry of Industries, BCIC has sought the pull out of the joint venture as it found irregularities, cost escalation and anomalies by their counterpart.  The deal for the joint venture between the two countries was signed during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina'...

UltraTech Cement commissions 1.9Mta grinding plant

14 December 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Birla Group ) has commissioned its 1.9Mta greenfield clinker backed grinding capacity at Pali Cement Works , Rajasthan India. This forms part of the first phase of capacity expansion announced in December 2020, as informed earlier by our letter dated 3 December 2020. The company along with its subsidiary now has 16.25Mta cement capacity in the state of Rajasthan spread over five separate plant locations. UltraTech Cement’s total cement manufacturing capacity i...

A green cement challenge to Australia's cement producers

15 July 2022, Published under Cement News

This week the Hallett Group announced a AUD125m (US$84.3m) project to replace around 6Mta of imported clinker and cement with supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) from a new manufacturing facility based at Port Augusta and a Port Adelaide import and export distribution centre for green cement. The operation is expected to cut CO2 emissions initially by 300,000t from June 2024 and then by 1Mt as it expands the following year. The Port Augusta manufacturing site will receive granulated...