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Lehigh Cement Co LLC orders new plant

31 July 2019, Published under Cement News

KHD Humboldt Wedag Inc has signed a contract with Lehigh Cement Co LLC (HeidelbergCement) for the engineering, supply of equipment and structural steel and advisory services for the erection and commissioning of a cement plant in the USA. The order is reported to be for more than EUR100m.

CG Cement plans new plant in Sri Lanka

30 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Nepal’s CG Cement has announced plans to invest US$150m to set up a new plant in Mannar, Sri Lanka. According to Binod Chaudhary, owner of the company, it has already received approval for the project. "I have got the green light from the government and we have already identified several limestone deposits in the province to make cement locally," said Mr Chaudhary. "Currently Sri Lanka imports around US$350m worth of cement and clinker and I want to help stop this Forex drain." CG Cement r...

PNG’s Mayur transformation

29 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Mayur Resources recently announced plans for the construction of Papua New Guinea’s first integrated cement and quicklime plant. Located 25km north of Port Moresby, the country’s capital, the facility will support the government’s programme to add value to the nation’s vast mineral wealth. By Mayur Resources, Australia. Mayur Resources’ new cement plant will reduce Papua New Guinea’s dependence on imports and lower domestic cement prices, supporting infrastructure development in th...

Mon State refuses to extend building permit for Myanmar-Korea Cement Group

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The Myanmar-Korea Cement Group will not be granted permission to extend its permit to build a cement plant in Kyaikmaraw Township, Mon state, having only constructed 10 per cent of the plant, three years after the initial permit was awarded by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). The decision was announced by U Aung Kyaw Thi, the representative of Mon State Parliament and chairman of the public budget scrutiny, finance planning and economics review committee. Myanmar-Korea Cement Group ...

Raysut Cement establishes partnership for Somaliland plant

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has established a partnership with MSG Group to set up a grinding unit in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia. The 1Mta unit is expected to be constructed in Berbera, Somaliland, at an investment of around US$40m. Raysut reportedly has 55 per cent of the share capital of the project, according to Reuters.

Cementos Melon gets go ahead for Punta Arenas grinding plant

03 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Chile's Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) has passed the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for Cementos Melón (Brescia Industrial Group) to construct the company's new grinding unit in Punta Arenas, Magallanes region. The grinding plant will cost US$45m to build and will have a cement capacity of 0.25Mta, but depending on demand the total capacity could be raised to 0.5Mta in the future, according to the EIA. Cemengal will supply the Plug&Grind ® XTREME modular grinding unit for t...

Tycoon's plans for Lebanese 3Mt cement plant back on

03 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Pierre Fattouche, a businessman with interestes in Armenia and South Sudan, wants to build a 3Mta cement plant in Lebanon to export cement to Syria. The proposed site is in Ain Dara where a group of activists have been trying to block plans for the plant over concerns of underground water reserves and air pollution. The permit for the cement plant was awarded in 2015, but political tensions over the plant have delayed any construction. Ain Dara is located in a Druze majority region and the ...

Xuan Khiem Group seeks approval for new 2.3Mta plant

24 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Xuan Khiem Group is seeking approval from the prime minister to build a new 2.3Mta facility in Hoa Binh province at an investment of VND4.99trn (US$214.16m), according to Vietnam News. The Xuan Son project is scheduled to complete in 2020, with the plant expected to cover 38ha of land in Yen Thuy district. At the end of last year, the company signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh to build the plant.

CSN Cimentos plans new 3Mta plant in Brazil

14 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Brazil’s CSN Cimentos has announced plans to invest BRL1.5bn (US$387.84m) for a new 3Mta cement facility in Paraná. Eduardo Bekin, president of the Paraná State Development Agency, has confirmed that the company already has the authorisation to conduct economic viability studies and should confirm the plant by late August. The company considered constructing the plant in Sergipe State, where it owns a limestone mine, according to Valor. The final decision reportedly rests on whether the com...

Chinese plan 0.5Mta plant in Mozambique

14 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Chinese investors are behind a greenfield 0.5Mta cement plant to be built in Mozambique by 2021. The US$700m cement plant will be located in Muxúnguè, Chibabava district in the southern province of Sofala. Work will begin on the construction of Cimentos de Sofala's plant in 3Q19, reported daily newspaper Correiro da Menhã. Zheng Peng, a company representative, said the investors plan to supply the local market with Portland cement and also export to the neighbouring countries of Malawi and ...