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RHI wins consultancy contract for Sri Lankan grinding plant

28 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Reliance Heavy Industries of Egypt has been awarded a consultancy contract for the construction of a greenfield grinding plant with a cement capacity of 100tph. The clinker grinding facility will be situated in Sri Lanka and the contract was awarded by Exim Finance Group of the UAE.

Suzhou Sinoma ignites Andijan kiln line

24 May 2024, Published under Cement News

On 21 May 2024, the 6000tpd clinker production line in Andijan, Uzbekistan, contracted by Suzhou Sinoma, was officially ignited. This project embodies Suzhou Sinoma's commitment to the development philosophy of consultation, joint construction, and shared benefits between China and Uzbekistan, as well as the 'Belt and Road' international economic cooperation initiative. It also marks Suzhou Sinoma's first cement engineering general contracting project executed in Uzbekistan, representing a s...

Sabanci's growth to be driven by digitalisation and sustainability

12 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Turkish conglomerate, Sabanci, is accelerating investments across its business portfolio - including major investments into the cement division. This is comprised of CIMSA and Akcansa - its joint venture with Heidelberg Materials - making it the third-largest player in Turkey. These transformative investments aim to expedite the digitalisation process and to modernise the assets of its cement businesses, as well as improve their sustainability.  Digital transformation Digital and art...

Texas Lehigh Cement and Eagle Materials to launch slag cement facility

10 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials North America has announced that its Texas Lehigh Cement Co LP subsidiary, a 50-50 joint venture with Eagle Materials Inc , will start production this summer at a new slag cement facility in Houston, Texas, USA. Construction of the new slag cement facility is nearlng completion and the new unit is expected to have a manufacturing capacity of approximately 0.5Mta. It will supplement the Texas Lehigh cement plant in Buda, Texas. Chris Hobby, president of Heidelb...

West Pokot clinker plant finally launched

09 April 2024, Published under Cement News

The much delayed KES45bn (US$346.6m) Devki Group West Pokot clinker plant was finally launched on Monday by Kenya's President William Ruth. The new plant will process up to 6000tpd of clinker or 2Mta, with clinker deliveries sent to finish grinding at Simba Cement’s Eldoret grinding plant, which is currently under construction. The West Pocket plant originally started construction in 2010 by former Prime Minister Rails Odoinga. Devki Group ’s Simba Cement, trading as National Cement ...

Fauji Cement Co becomes Pakistan’s third-largest cement producer

29 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement successfully commissioned its greenfield cement plant with a clinker capacity of 6500tpd at Shadan Lund district, Dera Ghazi Khan , within a record time of 13 months. With the commencement of operations of the new line on 30 November 2023, the company’s total cement production capacity increased to 10.6Mta, which established the company as the third-largest cement producer in Pakistan. Meanwhile, according to AKD Research, Fauji Cement effectively increased its local marke...

Kohat Cement Factory expands capacity and progresses Punjab plant

04 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Factory has updated the Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd (PSX) about an increase in cement production capacity at Kohat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. After the optimisation of the pyroprocessing section of the existing 6700tpd grey cement production line, the clinker production capacity of the company increased from 6700tpd to 7064tpd. Moreover, the company’s net profit after tax jumped by 19 per cent to PKR4.45bn (US$15.93m) in the 1HFY23-24. However, local dispatches fell by 8.1 per ...

CIMAF lays foundation stone for Mali plant

13 February 2024, Published under Cement News

CIMAF laid the foundation stone for its new Mali factory on 9 February 2024 in Natien, a commune located in the Sikasso region. The Minister of Industry and Trade, Moussa Alassane, was present at the ceremony.     This new unit will have a production capacity of 1Mta of cement, expandable to 2Mta, and will It generate at least 300 direct jobs and 2000 indirect jobs. The completion date has been set at 23 months, with a start-up date of February 2026.

UltraTech Cement commissions Rajpura plant

31 January 2024, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced the commissioning of a 2.6Mta greenfield grinding plant at Rajpura , Punjab, India. This project forms part of the 22.6Mta capacity expansion announced in June 2022. The additional capacity will help UltraTech service the markets in Punjab. With the plant’s commissioning, the company’s total grey cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 135.59Mta.

Adani Group ponders new cement plant in Godda

22 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Adani Group is considering to build a cement plant in Santhal Pargana, having set up a 1600MW thermal power plant in Godda that will come on-stream mid-2024. A company spokesperson said: “In keeping with our groups expansion plans, we are considering a feasilbility study to set up a cement plant, most probably in Godda.” The proposed plant will use fly ash from the company’s existing power plant. Currently, an  ACC plant, acquired lat year by the group,  is receiving the fly ash as a ...