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Colombia: FLSmidth to supply 2800tpd Cemex line

23 December 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to supply a 2800tpd cement line for Cemex’s new Cementera del Magdalena Media cement plant in Antioquia, Colombia. The contract includes the engineering, project management and commissioning as well as all key production equipment, including an FRM mill for raw grinding, an ATOX coal mill, a five-stage ILC preheater with a low-NOx calciner, an FLSmidth Cross-Bar cooler and a two-pier kiln. In addition, Pfister weighing and dosing systems, MAAG gear re...

Nepal: Sarbottam Cement launches commercial operations

16 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Sarbottam Cement, a newcomer to the Nepalese cement industry, has started commercial operations from its new greenfield plant. The project is promoted by local company Saurabh Group while a foreign investor holds a 45 per cent stake. The Sarbottam Cement plant will have the capacity to produce 400,000t of clinker in the first stage, and then 1Mt in the future, according to the company's website. The new cement facility is also equipped with its own power plant.

Atrus halts Russian plant construction

12 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Austrian company Atrus Cement Holding AG has halted the construction of a cement plant in Krasnodar territory indefinitely, a source familiar with the situation told Interfax. The source said that the project had been temporarily put on hold due to a lack of funds to finance the construction. Atrus Cement Holding AG was planning to build a 2.1Mta cement plant in the Crimean district of Krasnodar, the district administration previously told Interfax. The project was expected to cost over RU...

Semen Indonesia seeks loan for Aceh plant construction

09 December 2014, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia is seeking loans worth IDR2.2-3.1trn (US$178m-251m) to build a new cement factory in Aceh province, at the northern end of Sumatra, Kontan newspaper reported citing Finance Director Ahyanizzaman. The new facility is expected to have a capacity of around 3Mta to meet increasing consumption in Aceh, Medan, Dumai and Riau. Construction is slated to begin in the first half of 2015.

Bolivia: FLSmidth to supply new Soboce plant

25 November 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Sociedad Boliviana de Cemento SA (SOBOCE) for the supply of equipment and machinery for a cement plant in Bolivia. The cost of the project is estimated at US$180m and will include the construction of a 0.8Mta cement plant in Yacuses, Puerto Suarez, that is expected to be fuelled by natural gas. Álvaro Andrade, national project manager, and Felix Salek, regional manager SOBOCE, indicated that during the construction phase up to 600 people for the developme...

Baturaja to part-finance new plant with bank loan

24 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s state-controlled cement producer PT Semen Baturaja plans to get IDR700-800bn (US$57.7-65.9m) in bank loans to finance its new IDR2.9tn plant in South Sumatra. The company intends to start construction of the 1.85Mta plant early next year with commissioning scheduled for 2018. In 9M14, Semen Baturaja posted sales of 853,089t and the company forecasts volumes of 1.31Mt for the year, up four per cent YoY.

Lawyer defends Semen Indonesia's Rembang plant, Indonesia

21 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Noted lawyer Adnan Buyung Nasution, who is legally representing PT Semen Indonesia, is trying to bring together stakeholders to realise the construction of a cement plant in Rembang, Central Java. "We hope that those who rejected the planned construction of the cement plant will not regard the project as detrimental to residents or as bringing negative impacts, but look at it as a joint interest," the Jakarta Post quoted Adnan as saying. Adnan added that PT Semen Indonesia wanted to sit t...

Shree Cement gets go-ahead for Bihar plant, India

20 November 2014, Published under Cement News

The state government of Bihar has approved Shree Cement’s plans for a new cement plant in the Aurangabad district. Informing about the Cabinet decision, B Pradhan, Principal Secretary of the Cabinet Secretariat told reporters: “The company had proposed to set up a cement plant with a production capacity of 20 lakh metric tonnes per annum [2Mta]. It will also have a 12MW biomass based captive power plant."

Bolivia: Potosi plant ruled out

17 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, ruled out the building of a cement plant in Quiburi, Potosi.  The new works was expected to cost US$401m, including the building of a pipeline that feeds the plant. However, the project was postponed indefinitely although Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (Ecebol) launched an international tender in February 2012 for the construction and commissioning of the plant.

JSW Group seeks to set up new Karnataka unit

15 October 2014, Published under Cement News

JSW Group, is planning to set up a 3Mta clinker plant at Chittapur in Gulbarga district, in Karnataka state. The company is in the process of seeking statutory approvals to undertake exploratory drilling at a limestone deposit in Gulbarga. "Gulbarga project is still in preliminary stages and we have approached the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) for permissions. It will take at least two to three years to materialise," Pankaj Kulkarni, director of JSW Cement Ltd told Business St...