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Dangote plans to construct 1.5Mta plant in Togo

12 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Ltd has reportedly signed a contract with the government of Togo to build a cement factory in the country. The 1.5Mta grinding plant is expected to represent an investment of US$60m. The project will be constructed in Lomé and use clinker produced in Togo and Nigeria, according to a statement. Construction of the facility has been scheduled for the 1Q20.

EcoCementos commissions new 1.5Mta Colombian cement plant

01 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Empresa Colombiana de Cementos (EcoCementos) is today launching a greenfield cement plant capable of producing up to 1.5Mta of cement in the Magdalena Valley in Sonsón municipality in Antioquia, Colombia. EcoCementos' new Sonsón plant is officially operational EcoCementos is a joint venture between the Colombian building materials group Corona and the Spanish cement producer Cementos Molins. Both companies started working together in September 2015, with the contract signed one ...

MoU signing for 0.5Mta Cimenterie Industrielle de Kribi plant

31 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Oscar Minko, managing director of Cimenterie Industrielle de Kribi (Cmikri) Sarl, and the Chinese consortium China National Building Material Co Ltd (Sinoma/Afcham) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Yaoundé, for the construction of a cement plant in the Kribi industrial port complex. Once completed, the average yearly distribution capacity of this plant will be 0.5Mta, expandable to 1.5Mta. The project requires the installation of an 18,000t silo for clinker and a 4000t sil...

China Gezhouba Group Cement's Shieli plant put into operation

21 October 2019, Published under Cement News

China Gezhouba Group Cement Co Ltd’s (CGGCC) plant in Shieli, Kazakhstan, was officially put into operation on 18 October. The 2500tpd China-Kazakh project began construction in April 2017, with a total investment of US$178m. "The Kazakh government at all levels has strongly supported the construction and operation of the plant," said Li Ming, chairman of CGGCC. The facility produces nine types of cement and is the first in Kyzylorda region. "With the alignment of the Belt and Road ...

Surkhoncementinvest commissions first stage of plant

18 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Surkhoncementinvest has commissioned the first stage of its cement plant in Jarkurgan district, Surkhandarya. When the facility reaches its full capacity, it is expected to produce 1.1Mta of cement and export 0.75Mta of this product. "Surkhandarya region has enormous economic opportunities. There are many underground wealth, there are almost all the elements of the periodic table. We must effectively use this for the benefit of our people", said Shavkat Mirziyoyev, president o...

Thai Boon Roong Cement set to inaugurate new 3500tpd plant

17 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cambodia’s Thai Boon Roong Cement Co Ltd is expected to inaugurate its new 3500tpd facility in Dang Tong district, Kampot, next month. As Kampot’s fourth cement plant, the province’s production capacity will rise to 17,000tpd and bring the country’s total domestic capacity to 8Mta, according to the Phnom Penh Post. "This yield will contribute to reducing imports from abroad and creating jobs for the local people," said Cheav Tay, provincial governor. Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp’s Public...

Al Tasnim Cement opens ready-mix plant in Oman

14 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Al Tasnim Cement Products Division has launched its new ready-mix plant in Duqm, Al-Wusta, Oman. The plant is situated in the industrial Special Economic Zone and will produce durable concrete. This new ready-mix factory has an installed capacity of 425m 3 /h, and is suported by three batching plants in Duqm and one onsite batching plant in RaMakaz. Pankaj Zaveri, director at Al Tasnim Cements Products, said, "Al Tasnim Group the leading supplier of Ready Mixed Concrete in the Sultanate of...

Raysut Cement set to begin construction of new plant in Georgia

08 October 2019, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Pioneer Cement (Raysut Cement Co) is currently finalising arrangements for its greenfield 1.2Mta project to be located near Tbilisi, Georgia. Pioneer Cement owns concessions to limestone mines in Georgia that will provide the key raw materials for the project. The new unit is an opportunity to diversify from the Middle East into a market with large infrastructure growth and a shortage of clinker and high-quality cement, said the company in a statement. "We have embarked on an...

New Liberian project proposed to NIC

19 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Capital Link Corp has proposed a new Liberian cement plant project to the country’s National Investment Commission (NIC). Moullela Gray, chair of NIC, has disclosed to the Senate Committee on Concession and Investment that the country stands to benefit from US$35m during 15 years of operation. Mr Gray also noted that the company is in discussion with Guinea to finalise an implementation agreement for the transhipment of iron ore through Liberia and that the proposed plant for Buchanan woul...

Lucky Cement updates progress on overseas and local projects

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement is currently implementing two cement projects:  the overseas cement plant in Samawah in Iraq and the 2.6Mta brownfield cement plant expansion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. According to Lucky Cement's annual report for 2019, the first shipment of plant and machinery from Sinoma to the Samawah site is expected to start of October 2019. Commissioning will take place in FY20-21.   Similarly, the letter of credit for the power plant in Iraq has been established and s...