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Raysut Cement Co plans Duqm grinding plant start up for 4Q21

23 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Co's (RCC) US$30m Duqm grinding unit in Oman will come on-stream in the 4Q21. The Duqm plant will raise RCC’s group output to 7.4Mta, and help the company raise production to 10Mta by 2022. “Duqm plant will add another 1Mta to our capacity, helping us cater to Oman and other regional markets with increased supplies, where construction activity is poised to pick up in post-pandemic resurgence,” said Mr Joey Ghose, group CEO of RCC.   As part of developing the Duqm plant...

Cherat Cement Co kicks off Line 4 greenfield project

15 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Co Ltd (CHCC), during a financial briefing on 13 September 2021 updated about its planned Line 4 greenfield expansion of 10-11,000tpd at DI Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The completion of the project is expected in three years. The expansion represents an investment of PKR34bn (US$202.1m). The financing structure includes 70 per cent of the total cost will be debt component and the remainder will be equity. The company has obtained PKR5bn for this cap...

New plant to be constructed in Libya

13 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Libya’s National Mining Corp and Al-Shahba Cement Co have signed an agreement to construct a 1Mta cement works in Al-Shahba, south of Tobruk. The Minister of Industry and Minerals, Ahmed Abuhisa, laid the foundation stone for the establishment of the cement factory on Thursday.

Mayur Resources’ project awarded special economic zone status

09 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Mayur Resources' Central Cement and Lime project area has been granted Special Economic Status by the Papua New Guinea government. Managing Director, Paul Mulder, said “I greatly appreciate the leadership of the PNG Prime Minister & Minister for Bougainville Affairs & Defence, Honourable James Marape, in the establishment of this Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as it sets the right conditions for large-scale investment to thrive and catalyse down-stream processing in the SEZ that will pa...

Fujian Ansha Jianfu Cement's plant to save US$1.24m per annum

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Citic Heavy Industries (CHI) recently completed a greenfield 4500tpd smart cement plant for Fujian Ansha Jianfu Cement in Yongan, Fujian, China. The US$136m project is a green and sustainable smart cement plant that is expected to deliver savings of US$1.2m per annum. The design is argued to push the boundaries of traditional design to achieve ‘process automation by design’, which delivers digitalisation technologies to large-scale equipment. CHI synchronised design construction, del...

JK Cement plans 23Mta expansion by end of 2023

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

JK Cement intends increase production capacity to about 23Mta in the next two years, from 15Mta now, by expanding its footprints in northern and central India. "We will maintain and grow our market share in the short term. Apart from the ongoing expansion in Panna, and now in Hamirpur, we already have plans for another 4Mt expansion," said Madhav Krishna Singhania, JK Cement’s CEO. "We have visibility of reaching around 23Mta by 2023." The company will be expanding its footprint in ...

Yousheng Cement reportedly plans Cameroon project

02 September 2021, Published under Cement News

China’s Yousheng Cement is reportedly planning to build a cement plant inside the port of Douala, Cameroon, according to Business in Cameroon. While the capacity was not disclosed, public sittings related to the project’s environmental impact assessment have been planned.

Iraq to see new US$250m cement project

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Iraq has reportedly awarded a project to a Spanish company to construct a cement plant at a cost of around US$250m.   Iraqi Industry Minister, Manhal Al-Khabbaz, said the plant in the Nineveh Governorate, northern Iraq, would have an initial capacity of 4000-4500tpd, but could be expanded further at a later date, according to Zawya.   The project is expected to complete with the next 2.5 years and produce new types of cement that are not currently available in the country.   "This is a sign...

Ambuja Cements begins trial production at Marwar facility

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cements has begun trial production at its Marwar cement works in Nagaur district, which will increase the company’s clinker capacity by 3Mta. The plant was built with an investment of INR23.5bn (US$316.45m) and includes a waste heat recovery system alongside 1.8Mta of cement grinding capacity. "I am delighted to inaugurate the trial run at Marwar Cement plant of Ambuja as we dedicate it to meet the infrastructure requirements of the nation. Cement is one of the most impo...

Atom Cement launched in Russia

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Atomstroykompleks has launched its Atom Cement plant in Sysert, Sverdlovsk region, which has been designed with 550,000tpa of white cement capacity. The project represents an investment of RUB4.5bn (US$61.46m) and is expected to reduce the price of white cement in the region by up to 30 per cent.