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Oman Cement’s profits swell

22 November 2023, Published under Cement News

In the first nine months of 2023, Oman Cement Co (SAOG) ( Hauxin Cement Group ) earned profit after tax of OMR7.355m (US$19.1m), compared to OMR4.638m in the corresponding period of the previous year, marking growth of 59 per cent YoY. According to the company, it has continued its efforts to overcome the adverse impact of the rise in prices of some major cost elements, and extensive efforts have been made in this direction in the current period, with better cost management and sustained e...

CIMAF constructing calcined clay plant in Burkina Faso

08 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CIMAF , part of the Omnium des Industries et de la Promotion (OIP) group, is constructing a calcined clay quarry 60km northwest of the existing CIMAF Bobo Dioulasso grinding plant and installation of an additional calcined clay processing line. In 2021 the group began development of a new Corporate Sustainability Framework which includes a group decarbonisation programme with the aim of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.   The IFC announced it would provide a loan of up to...

Ecocem to build limestone filler plant in Dunkirk

09 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Ecocem France and Carrières du Boulonnais (CB Green group) have created a joint venture to build a filler grinding unit.   The new plant will produce 600,000tpa of limestone filler that will partly replace clinker in the composition of cement to decarbonise its product line. The unit will be built near the Ecocem site at Port l'Ouest, Dunkirk. The joint venture is gradually expected to invest over EUR60m in the project. The current site produces cement from Arcelor Mittal's steel sla...

Sinoma to build cement plant in Iraq

12 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Sama Samawa Industries Commissioner revealed an agreement with Sinoma to establish a cement factory in Muthanna Governorate, southern Iraq. While stating that the production will reach 7000tpa, the director of the Chinese company affirmed that the factory will be operational by 2025. Taha Mashat, commissioner of Sama Samawa Industries, stated: "The project aims to produce various types of cement, with daily production reaching 7000t and an annual output of 2Mt." Mr Mashat added, "The c...

Cementos Inka opens Pisco plant

10 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Cementos Inka has opened its second plant in Pisco , Peru. The plant strengthens the company’s position to compete in the central and southern part of the country. Christian Pfeiffer supplied its latest grinding technology to the new Pisco plant. In the last 12 months, to May 2023, the national cement dispatch fell seven per cent to 12.7Mt compared to the previous period (June 2021 – May 2022), according to the Association of Cement Producers (Asocem), due to the slowdown self-construc...

Devki Group to boost clinker exports

09 June 2023, Published under Cement News

National Cement (Devki Group) has announced that it will export up to 80 per cent of the clinker it produces when its new West Pokot plant in Kenya starts production. This will see increased clinker supply to the neighbouring countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Uganda's market is starved of clinker production with a capacity of just 1.86Mta, far below its nominal cement capacity of 7.13Mta, according to The Global Cement Report Plant Database (GCR PD). Rwanda's market is similarly defi...

Savannah Cement Group sources funds for new clinker plant

19 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Savannah Clinker has received KES65bn (US$500m) to fund construction of a new clinker factory in Kenya. Savannah Clinker, an affiliate of Savannah Cement , said it raised the funds through a privately placed debt arrangement with the bond set to be listed at regulated international exchange. Savannah currently imports clinker as it does’t have a clinker plant. Savannah will build its clinker plant in Kitui County, as demand for cement surges due to a construction boom that has been boost...

Wonder Cement commissions Aligarh grinding unit

06 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Wonder Cement Ltd has taken a step towards commitment to provide the best cement with the commissioning of its state-of-the-art grinding unit at Aligarh , Uttar Pradesh, India, with an installed capacity of 2Mta. On the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Janma Kalyanak, PC Jain (Head - Grinding Unit) and Ashish Chandravat (Unit Head - Aligarh Grinding Unit) led their dedicated team in lighting the lamp and commencing operations.    

Eastern Province Cement FY profit sees 26% drop

21 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Full-year sales of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Cement advanced 3.4 per cent to SAR784m (US$209.1m) in 2022 to SAR758m in the year-ago period. Net profit after zakat and tax was down 25.9 per cent to SAR143m in 2022 from SAR193m a year ago as financing, precast sales, general and administrative, and general and selling expenses, and other expenses all increased. Meanwhile, Eastern Province Cement has invited bids from specialist companies for the establishment of a new clinker prod...

UltraTech Cement Co commissions new capacity in Hirmi and Cuttack

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Co has commissioned 1.30Mta of brownfield cement capacity at Hirmi, Chhattisgarh and 2.80Mta of greenfield grinding capacity at Cuttack, Odisha.   This forms part of the on-going capacity expansion. With this commissioning the company’s total cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 126.95Mta.