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Tanga Cement continues plans for Arusha plant

12 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Tanga Cement has said talks with the government regarding its new cement grinding plant in Arusha, Tanzania, are still in progress. The factory will be able to produce between 500,000-750,000tpa, according to Tanga Cement's Country Executive, Ben Lema. The discussions with the government started in 2016. "We are still in talks with the government on a project to build a cement grinding plant in Arusha that will move services closer to the people of the Northern Region zone and other su...

Raysut holds ground breaking ceremony for 1Mta Duqm grinding plant

11 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Co (RCC) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the construction of its new US$30m grinding unit in Duqm in Oman. The development of the 1Mta Duqm plant raises the group's cement capacity to 7.4Mta. "Today’s groundbreaking is a milestone for RCC on two counts. It will contribute significantly to our ambitious capacity expansion targets of 10Mt by 2022 which is expected to be further scaled up to 22Mt in the near future. Second, it will help us generate m...

Supplying Cimco’s new plant

26 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Earlier this year, Intercem and CimMetal Group signed an agreement for their fourth collaboration in west Africa, this time for a new 2.5Mta cement grinding plant in Togo. Under the name of Cimco SA, the new facility will be strategically situated at the port of Lomé and become the country’s largest grinding plant by capacity. By Intercem Group, Germany. General layout of Intercem’s 2.5Mta cement grinding plant for Cimco SA (CimMetal Group) in Lóme, Togo, with a VRM, raw material s...

New US$435m project set for Oman

26 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Duqm International Cement Projects Co is preparing to launch the country’s biggest integrated cement plant project with an investment of US$435m, according to the Oman News Agency. The new factory, to be located in the Special Economic Zone in Duqm (SEZAD), is expected to have a capacity of 3.5Mta (10,000tpd). It is due to start operations in 2023. The spokesman for the project stated that the new project will meet local market demand and also export to external markets such as ...

Lucky Cement's Iraqi clinker plant set for December start-up

26 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd of Pakistan has set a target date of 20 December 2020 for the start-up of its 1.2Mta greenfield clinker unit, in Samawah, Iraq. Lucky Cement 's Chairman, Muhammad Yunus Tabba, and CEO, Mohammad Ali Tabba, informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in a notification of the preferred date for the start-up. This was possible due to an opening of Pakistan's airspace, which enabled additional workforce for the construction of the preheater/kiln, refractory and electrical ...

Construction on new plant set to begin in Uganda

22 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Construction of the Ateker cement plant is due to begin in Moroto district, Uganda, within the next few weeks, according to the Moroto District Investment Agency. The cement facility will be part of the Karamoja Marble complex, which will also produce lime and marble. The unit is expected to be completed within 18 months of the commencement of construction, while its capacity is set to reach 1200tpd. David Ekou Ekanya, senior engineer at the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC), has said...

Empire Cement Packaging plans affordable cement for Ghanaians

30 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Empire Cement Packaging Ltd has acquired 18.74 acres of land in Weija, Ghana, to establish the company under the One District One Factory initiative. The company has reiterated that it has a comprehensive plan to operate without affecting or disturbing other companies such as the Panbrose Salt Company. Empire Cement Packaging Ltd aims to deliver affordable cement to Ghanaians. The 1Mta factory will cost approximately US$500m and is being developed in partnership with Obokom Civil Engineerin...

Elementia commissions Yucatan plant

28 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Mexico's Cementos Fortaleza ( Elementia) inaugurated its new grinding plant in Yucatan last Friday, together with the governor of Yucatan, Mauricio Vila  Dosal , the mayor of Progreso, Julián  Zacarías   Curi , and the Secretariat of Economic Development and Work, Ernesto Herrera Novel. The grinding station will have a cement production capacity of 250,000tpa and during the first stage of construction generated about 300 direct and 450 indirect jobs.

National Cement to boost production and build new plant

09 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Ethiopia’s National Cement (East African Holdings) is currently conducting a study at its plant in Dire Dawa to boost its 3000tpd capacity by 30 per cent. "We are planning to start implementing this plan and start producing 4000t of cement per day within the coming six months," said Buzuayehu Tadele Bizenu, board chairman of East African Holdings. Last year, the company produced over 1.2Mt of cement with most of the cement products sold in the domestic market. East Africa Holdings i...

Mayur Resources has 20-year mining lease approved

19 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Mayur Resources' Central Cement & Lime Project (CCL) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a major step closer to development with the PNG Government announcing it has granted the project a 20-year mining lease.   This grant is the final statutory approval required to allow construction to begin on the vertically integrated manufacturing facility, which is 25km northwest of Port Moresby and has the potential to meet 100 per cent of PNG's cement, clinker and quicklime requirements, displacing Asian im...