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Shree granted extension for Karnataka project implementation

26 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has been granted an extension by the state government of Karnataka for the construction of a 3Mta cement plant in the village of Kodla-Benakanalli. The Indian cement producer obtained permission to establish the integrated works in January 2010 together with a 150MW captive power plant. It purchased 5.26km2 of land directly from farmers to set up the plant and mine limestone. While Shree Cement was able to obtain environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment a...

Tajik-Chinese talks over new plant project

24 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Talks between Tajiki and Chinese investors are underway over the construction of a cement plant in the south of the central Asian country. The 1Mta cement plant is expected to be constructed in Dangara, unnamed government sources revealed to local press. The estimated cost of the project is reported to be around US$150m.

Construction started on second Chad cement works

17 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Chad’s president, Idriss Déby Itno, launched the construction of a second cement plant on a 10ha site in Ndajemena, north of the country’s capital. It will help to end cement imports said Anas Sefrioui, president and CEO of Addoha, which is building the works. Financed by Morocco’s Ciment de l’Afrique-Tchad the EUR30m new cement works will have a capacity of 5000tpd with the option to expand to 1Mta and is expected to come online in December 2015. Chad currently has one cement plant at...

Semen Indonesia provides loan to Gresik, Indonesia

12 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia is to provide a IDR5trn loan (US$421.76m) to subsidiary Semen Gresik to partly finance the latter’s new cement plant in Central Java, according to an announcement posted on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. The loan agreement, which amounts to IDR5.07trn when taking interest into account, was signed on Monday. Semen Gresik is constructing an 8000tpd greenfield works situated just outside the city of Rembang in the northeastern part of central Java. The new factory is expecte...

Shree plans 3Mta Odisha grinding plant, India

09 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement plans to establish a 3Mta cement grinding mill in Dhenkanal district, Odisha state. The Rajasthan-based company wants to use fly-ash generated from the nearby power plants at the cement mill. “The proposed location at Odapada would be ideal for the cement grinding unit as the ash generated from industries in the locality such as Bhushan Steel, GMR (Kamalanga), Lanco Badbandh Power and Navabharat Ventures can be effectively utilised by the proposed unit for producing cement,” sa...

Algeria: Saoura Ciment to build 1Mta works

05 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Saoura Ciment, a subsidiary of GICA, is currently carrying out negotiations with a Chinese partner to realise the Ben-Zireg cement plant, in Bechar, according to its director general. Director, Abdelkader Bouaichaoui, said: "The SSC has recently started negotiations with a Chinese company that made the best financial and technical proposals, to realise this cement plant,." The new plant will have a capacity of 1Mta. It will draw upon the limestone found in Jebel Madjouz and nearby shal...

Ciments du Maroc to invest in grinding unit

03 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Ciments du Maroc will be investing MAD170m (US$20.7m) in a new grinding unit in Jorf Lasfar, 110km southwest of Casablanca. The grinding centre will have a capacity of around 0.45Mta. Located 5km from the port of Jorf Lasfar, the facility will include a horizontal cement mill, two rotary eight-nozzle bagging machines, automatic truck loading and two bulk loading stations. Storage for raw materials will include 2 x 4000t of clinker, 2200t of limestone, 1200t of gypsum and 800t of fly ash. ...

Lafarge Algeria awards Sinoma Djamoura contract

30 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Sinoma has been awarded its second cement plant project in Algeria as the Lafarge-Souakri joint venture signed the turnkey contract for its Djamoura works in Biskra. The new works will have a production capacity of nearly 3Mta and represents an initial investment of DZD32bn (US$0.4bn). Output from the plant will help the development of Algeria’s eastern region as well as reduce its reliance on imports from 2016 onwards. Work is expected to start soon with delivery scheduled in stages by ...

New Kyrgyz Republic plant planned

26 May 2014, Published under Cement News

A new cement plant is to be constructed in the Aravan district of Osh province, Kyrgyz Republic. The main investor in the 500tpd facility is a Chinese company, according to local press reports citing a statement from the press service of the the regional administration. "The agreement between the Chinese company and the Head of Alya Anar rural district stipulates that locals will be employed," the statement said.

PPC to construct Harare mill, Zimbabwe

23 May 2014, Published under Cement News

PPC said it would spend US$80m on a cement mill in Harare, Zimbabwe, to be commissioned in 2016. The new mill, to be funded by a corporate loan, is expected to boost operating efficiencies. The company is planning to close less efficient mills at its Bulawayo factory. Last year, PPC announced it would also construct a clinker plant in Mt Darwin in northern Zimbabwe and a cement mill in Tete province, Mozambique. Market slowdown In an interim trading statement released earlier th...