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UltraTech commissions Tadipatri production line

01 July 2024, Published under Cement News

UltraTech is commissioning an additional 3.35Mta clinker along with 1.8Mta grinding capacity at its existing unit situated at Tadipatri, Andhra Pradesh, India. The capacity addition forms part of the 22.6Mta capacity expansion announced in June 2022. Furthermore, with debottlenecking, the company has increased the capacity of its grinding unit at Jharsuguda , Odisha, by 0.4Mta taking it to 4.5Mta. As a result, UltraTech’s total cement capacity has reached 154.86Mta.

East Africa Portland Cement Co announces new clinker line project

06 December 2023, Published under Cement News

East Africa Portland Cement Co   (EAPCC) is planning a KES30.53bn (US$200m) clinker line in Kajiado county, Kenya. The plant, which will have a clinker capacity of approximately 5000tpa, will be located on a 300-acre greenfield site. EAPCC ( Holcim Group ) says the clinker will be used for cement production in the domestic market with the surplus being exported to neighbouring countries. Clinker produced at the company’s Athi River factory is not of a high enough standard at present w...

Pioneer Cement still to decide on greenfield or brownfield expansion

27 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement has yet to select a green or brown option for expansion in the Punjab. Topline Securities hosted a corporate briefing session (CBS) for Pioneer Cement Co Ltd (PIOC) on 24 November, where PIOC group chairman, M Habibullah Kha, shared the company’s future outlook.  The company’s management highlighted that PIOC had acquired a site at DG Khan for a greenfield project in southwestern Pakistan. However, preference would be given to put up additional lines at the current locati...

IKN cooler close to commissioning at Malogoszcz plant

16 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Commissioning of the new IKN cooler at the Malogoszcz cement plant in Poland is about to start. After the start-up, this new modern clinker production line will replace the three existing lines and reduce the plant’s CO 2 emissions by 20per cent and energy consumption by 33 per cent. The Malogoszcz plant’s new clinker line will have a capacity of 3700tpd. Holcim 's US$100m modernisation project at the Polish plant includes a new, more efficient installation of alternative fuels. This ...

Maple Leaf Cement Factory reveals export risks

25 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCFL), subsidiary of  Kohinoor Textile Mills , said it has achieved the highest sales of PKR62bn (US$211.7m) and the highest ever operating profit of PKR12bn in FY22-23. Further, the company installed new Line 4 during the last financial year, having a capacity of 7000tpd in Iskanderabad, Mianwali district, Pakistan, according to the detailed annual report of the cement factory, released on 21 September. Sales and exports The sales volume of 4.73Mt depi...

Crown Cement commences construction of its 6th line

09 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Crown Cement PLC (formerly MI Cement Factory Ltd) has announced the commencement of construction work on its sixth line at the existing factory premises at West Mukterpur, Munshiganj, Bangladesh, with a capacity of 8000tpd to increase the overall capacity of the company from 11,000tpd to 19,000tpd. The investment amounts to BDT7.07bn (US$8.6m), according to the latest annual report 2021-22, released last week. No timeframe for the new line’s completion was reported. Chairman of the co...

Maple Leaf Cement begins Line 4 production

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCF) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that an additional dry process clinker production line of 7000tpd grey clinker, a brownfield expansion at the company’s existing site in Iskanderabad , Punjab, successfully started production on 3 November 2022, according to a bourse filing of Company Secretary Muhammad Ashraf.  MLCF had signed a contract with Chengdu Design & Research Institute, China, to supply a 7000tpd grey clinker line in March last ye...

Lafarge Poland's Malogoszcz plant modernisation set to begin

23 September 2021, Published under Cement News

The foundation stone for Lafarge Poland's Małogoszcz plant modernisation has been ceremonially laid, which signals the beginning of construction of a new rotary kiln. Małogoszcz is expected to produce one of the most environmentally friendly cements on the Polish and European markets, according to a press release.  The investment in the project, supported by Krakow Technology Park, is worth over EUR100m. It is expected to result in approximately 20 per cent less CO 2 emissions as the ...

Kalambaina Cement to launch second line in July

08 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's Kalambaina Cement (BUA Cement) is set to launch its 3Mta second line in July this year, which is expected to increase supply and stabilise the price of cement, according to the company. The plant, based in Sokoto State, is expected to scale-up cement production after commissioning the new line in order to meet the country’s current and projected demand.

Çimko Çimento contracts FLSmidth for grey-to-white line conversion

03 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Çimko Çimento has contracted FLSmidth to deliver a grey-to-white cement line conversion at its existing production line near Adiyaman in southeast Turkey. The project includes the supply of product engineering and equipment, such as the FLSmidth DUOFLEX TM burner, a rotary cooler and an OK TM raw mill. Work will start later this year and is expected to be completed in early 2022. Once commissioned, the upgraded line will allow the producer to expand its product range and enter ...