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Foundation stone laid for second Chinese cement plant in Nepal

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement plant, a Chinese-Nepali joint venture, at Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality in Dhading, Nepal laid the foundation stone for its new plant on 1 March 2019. Nepal's Speaker of House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara (1st R), and Vice President of China's Huaxin Cement, Xu Gang (2nd R), attend the foundation stone-laying ceremony. This is the second plant for the Chinese-Nepali joint venture in the domestic cement industry after Hongshi-Shivam Cement, formally began...

Construction to begin on Nepali-Chinese joint venture

01 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement Narayani, a Nepali-Chinese joint venture, is set to begin construction on its facility in Dhading district, Nepal, within the next few days. "The promoters of the company have informed us that they will lay the foundation stone on Friday and start the construction," said Uttam Bhakta Wagle, spokesperson at the Investment Board Nepal (IBN). The company has already acquired a limestone mine from the country's Department of Mines and Geology through a global tender for NPR60...

Bafuloto plant to open in 2020

27 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction work has started on Jah Multi Industrial Company Ltd's cement plant in Bafuloto, in the West Coast region of Gambia. Sheriff Faye, operational manager of Jah Multi Industrial Co (JMIC), said the plant will not be commissioned until 2020, but the company would be supplying the local market with cement before then. Two vessels of cement will dock at the port every 10 days, he claims, to earn the confidence of consumers. Mr Faye added that within a period of two months, the con...

Fujairah Natural Resources Corp begins construction of new plant

22 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The UAE’s Fujairah Natural Resources Corp has launched an AED550m (US$149.74m) three-stage project in Habbab, Fujairah. The new facility will produce clinker, with production commencing following the completion of stage one in December 2019. Ali Qasim, company director, has stated that the project will boost the cement industry in Fujairah, adding value to the UAE’s national industry.

The power of networks

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Newcomer Cem’In’Eu is rapidly building a network of cement grinding plants across Europe to meet local market demand. Its first plant, operating as Aliénor Ciments, was recently inaugurated at Tonneins, strategically located between the markets of Bordeaux and Toulouse, France. The new Aliénor Ciments plant at Tonneins was recently inaugurated – from left to right: Vincent Lefebvre, chairman of Alienór Ciments; Dante Rinaudo, Tonneins Mayor; Thierry Constans, Mayor of Gontaud-de...

Tanzanian mega cement plant construction to begin soon

25 January 2019, Published under Cement News

The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) confirmed that it has supplied Sinoma and Hengya Cement (T) Ltd with the requisite incentives to begin construction of the company's US$1bn greenfield cement plant in Tanga region. Geoffrey Mwambe, TIC executive director said the licence has a three-year period during which implementation must start. The new plant will have a capacity of 7Mta and a power plant to generate 1200MW of energy. "The firm is meant to meet the country's cement demand as well ...

Tender process begins for new Papa New Guinea project

24 January 2019, Published under Cement News

A successful definitive feasibility study has been carried by Mayur Resources Ltd for a cement plant near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The project is expected to include the quarrying of extensive limestone deposits and the downstream production of clinker, cement and quicklime for both domestic and export markets. The estimated capital cost of the project is US$331m, with the initial capacity targets set at 1.65Mta of clinker and 907,500tpa of cement. The plans also include the construc...

Bright start, bright future

23 January 2019, Published under Cement News

With a rapidly-expanding construction sector, Cambodia’s need for cement going forward seems assured. For cement producers it is a call to build new cement plants and increase market share. One company that has recently expanded its production potential is Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, entering its new Touk Meas plant into service. By Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp, Cambodia. Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp’s 1.8Mta cement plant is located in Touk Meas, Kampot province, Cambodia With a...

MI Cement to set up new 8400tpd line

21 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh’s MI Cement Factory Ltd has announced that it will set up its sixth cement unit in Muktagachha, Munshiganj, at a cost of BDT6bn (US$71.54m). The new line is expected to have a capacity of 8400tpd and enter commercial operation by 2021. Upon completion, the company’s total capacity will rise 76 per cent to 19,400tpd from 11,000tpd. The decision to expand was taken after the company’s board of directors was encouraged by a growing demand for its cement, according to a company offic...

Dispute over land allocation for Moroto cement plant

17 January 2019, Published under Cement News

The Moroto District local government in Uganda has offered more than 228.1ha of land for a cement factory to be built. However, local residents dispute the amount of land that the council owns. The decision to allocate the land to Uganda Development Cooperation-UDC and its partners, TSAVO Engineers and Savanna Mines, was reached during the district council meeting held in November 2018. The Ugandan Radio Network (URN) has discovered records to indicate that the district owns only 89.43ha of...