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UltraTech Cement commissions Phase I of Bara grinding unit

24 January 2020, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has announced that the Phase I commissioning of its 2Mta grinding unit in Bara, Uttar Pradesh, India. Once fully commissioned, the total capacity of this unit will be 4 Mta.

New 2500tpd plant launches in Uzbekistan

22 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan has seen the launch of a new 2500tpd cement plant in Besharyk, Fergana, according to Uzbekistan Daily. The facility was put into operation with the backing of China’s Shanxi Xiangsheng. "In the future we plan to implement many projects in the field of housing and roads. There are great opportunities for this in your country. At the moment, we have launched a number of investment projects in other regions,' said Guajo Gu, head of Shanxi Xiangsheng. The project represents an init...

The making of Oruro

13 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) recently brought its 1Mta cement plant in Oruro, Bolivia, online. The project is the first of two greenfield production facilities supported by the government to use the area’s natural resources and provide high-quality and competitively-priced cement to the domestic market. By Miguel Vilaseca, Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia, Bolivia, and PEC Consulting Group LLC, USA. Located near the town of Jeruyo in the Bolivi...

Oman Cement Co announces new 5000tpd plant

02 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement Co has issued an EPC tender for a new integrated cement plant in Duqm with a clinker capacity of 5000tpd. The plant will be operated as Alsahawa Cement Co (ASCC). The project is expected to be implemented in a backward integration mode, where cement will be produced by ASCC after receiving clinker from its parent company. Through this process, cement is anticipated to be available by September 2021. Construction of the clinker line will begin in parallel with the grinding facil...

Papua New Guinea 1.65Mta plant in planning stages

20 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Mayur Resources ' Central Cement & Lime Project in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is another step closer to development with debt lead arranger KPMG Corporate Finance receiving Letters of Interest from a number of lenders wishing to participate in the debt financing of the US$350m project. KPMG approached a variety of debt providers around the world, including commercial banks and export credit agencies linked to the engineering, procurement and construction providers for the 100 per cent Mayur‐ow...

Tan Thang plant set to begin operations in 2020

19 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Tan Thang cement plant is expected to be put into operation in the central province of Nghe An next year, according to Vietnam News. The project represents a total investment of VND4.9trn (US$211.21m). The plant has been equipped with imported production lines from EU and G7 countries, and is expected to be able to produce 2Mta of cement upon commissioning. While no new cement plants have been made operational in the country this year, two more production lines are set to beg...

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 ...