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Attock Cement adds a new line at Hub

17 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Irfan Amanullah, company secretary at  Attock Cement , informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange on 16 April that construction and installation work concerning the additional 1.275Mta cement line at the Hub manufacturing site in Baluchistan was completed. The new line is now operational and production has commenced. 

Flying Cement Ltd's new Line II to announce start of production

03 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Flying Cement Ltd has yet to officially announced the start of production of its new 9000tpd (clinker) Line II, which had a scheduled commissioning date of March 2024. JS Research said commissioning Flying Cement’s 3Mt plant amidst low industry utilisation is challenging. The industry’s average capacity utilisation remained below 60 per cent in the recent quarter, and analysts estimated and pointed out that this could alter the dynamics of the northern market of Pakistan. In the 1HFY...

Sococim Industries prepares for Kiln No 6 expansion

03 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Sococim Industries of Senegal ( Vicat group ) has announced its expansion project with the doubling of production capacity with the Kiln No 6 project in order to support the evolution of the market. According to Deputy Director General, Matar Drop, “this project represents a concrete and ambitious commitment to meet the current high demand while integrating environmental concerns.” In March 2023 , Fives of France announced that it would be supplying a new burner and reducing NO x emi...

SOCOCIM Industries to arrange IFC loan for Kiln 6 project

12 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Senegal-based SOCOCIM Industries (VICAT group) is organising a debt facility with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to construct a high fuel-efficient Kiln 6.   The total project cost is expected to be up to EUR260m. IFC’s financing consists of up to EUR120m IFC A-loan and up to EUR120m equivalent in parallel loans. The investment includes the equipment for a complete clinker line , quarry crusher and associated conveyors, pre-stocking hall, raw grinder, fuel preparation works...

Attock Cement's new line to start at end of FY23

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The management of Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd (ACPL) has announced that its new 4000tpd (1.2Mta) line will come online by the end of FY22-23. Top managed disclosed this at an analyst briefing held to discuss the recent financial performance and give an outlook of the company in the future, according to a report of AHL Research.  The total expansion cost at Balochistan is estimated to be over PKR15bn (US$66.82m) and will be financed with a combination of debt and equity. Earlier, ACPL ins...

IFC loan proposed for new Al Douh Cement production line

16 November 2022, Published under Cement News

IFC is proposing a corporate loan of up to US$65m to Al Douh Cement Co , one of the leading producers of cement in Iraq, to finance the company’s planned expansion of its production capacity.   The project envisages the construction of a new production line of sulphates-resistant cement within the same site, with a capacity of 2Mta. The new line will be equipped with a kiln fuelled by natural gas and powered by a 50MW captive gas fired power plant, which will be built as part of the pro...

Ragland Cement plant inaugurates new 1.65Mta line

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

National Cement Co 's Ragland cement plant, in Alabama, USA, has completed a two-year, US$300m project to install a new production line with alternative fuels. The key component of the production line is a rotary kiln that replaces coal with various fuels such as recycled wood chips, saw dust from area furniture and cabinet manufacturers, and tyre-derived fuels (TDF) composed of shredded scrap tyres. Guy Sidos, chairman and CEO of the Vicat Group , notes : “It is our fervent a...

Perfect planning for Shree Cement's new Raipur clinker line

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Achieving its first clinker production in March 2022 , Shree Cement  says its new 9000tpd Line 3 at  Raipur  cement plant, India, was successful because it portrayed a perfect harmony in project planning. "It showed the commitment of Shree Cement and FLSmidth teams, combined with FLSmidth's technologies and process expertise," said Shree Cement. Prashant Bangur, joint MD of Shree Cement, adds, " It was an extraordinary teamwork between FLSmidth and Shree Cement to commission a large pr...

Geda speeds up progress at Marker-Zement's new kiln line

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Two GEDA devices will be installed permanently at Marker-Zement GmbH Preparations have been moving ahead at full speed since summer 2020 at Marker-Zement GmbH ,   where one of the most modern cement kilns in Germany is being constructed in Donau-Ries to replace the existing 50-year old kiln. The objective of this cement works modernisation is both to secure jobs and improve climate and environmental protection. GEDA is offering customer-appropriate, temporary height-access ...

Qiziliqumsement prepares to launch Kiln Line 4

18 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Uzbek cement producer Qiziliqumsement has invested US$112m   to add a fourth production line. This is the company’s the first significant investment in the plant since 1989 and it is due to come on-stream in December. Qiziliqumsement's new line, located just outside Navoi, will add 2.2Mta of cement to its output, bringing the total output to 5.8Mta, a bit less than a third of Uzbekistan’s entire cement production. “The contractors are Russian, Turkish and Chinese, although most of the...