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PSK to construct new plant in Russia

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Russia's Pervaya Stroitelnaya Kompaniya (PSK) has announced plans to construct a cement plant at the Borisovsky deposit in Petrovsky, Tambov region. PSK had previously purchased assets from Tambov-Cement Co, which owned the licence to develop the deposit and build the same facility. Infrastructure preparation is expected to begin in 2019, with the processing lines to be launched in 2025. The final capacity of the plant is anticipated to exceed 1.2Mta, while total investment in the project ...

BUA Group plans new Ebonyi plant

07 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's BUA Group Ltd has announced plans to set up a plant in Okpoto, Ebonyi State. The company plans to use the large deposits of limestone and coal in the state and surrounding area to power and supply the facility. Alongside the demand for cement in the state, the facility is also expected to serve the southeastern market of the country. "We want to set up a cement plant here so that the south-eastern markets will benefit," said Kabiru Rabiu, CEO. David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi, n...

ThaiGroup receives land for Minh Tam plant construction

30 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The People’s Committee in Binh Phuoc, Vietnam, has decided to hand over 430,612m 2 of land to ThaiGroup JSC for the construction of the Minh Tam cement plant. ThaiGroup initiated the project in early-2017 by acquiring it from Mien Dong JSC, which was facing financial difficulties. The plant represents a total investment of VND12trn (US$515m) and is expected to eventually operate at a cement capacity of 4.5Mta. Construction is anticipated to be completed within two years. Meanwhile, the f...

Prime Cement's new plant begins construction

29 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Construction of Prime Cement’s new plant in Musanze, Rwanda, began on Thursday. The cement manufacturer, part of Milbridge group, plans to complete the works within the next 12 months. The facility is expected to produce 0.6Mta of cement during the first phase and increase to 1.2Mta in the second. "Rwanda is a stable country with a very stable political situation, the economy is growing very impressively and we were supported by local authorities such as the Governor, and even the Presiden...

Ugandan President opens new Simba grinding plant

29 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Uganda's President, Yower Museveni, has opened the Tororo grinding plant of Simba Cement and during the opening the owners of the factory announced that they would produce the lowest-priced cement in the country. Plant Manager, Guru Narendra Ravel, said the 50kg bags of cement produced at the Tororo plant would be sold at UGX25,000 (US$6.64), well below the average price of UGX32,000 (US$8.50). Simba Cement, part of National Cement Kenya Ltd, is the second of three cement plants that wil...

Intercem Engineering wins new plant contract for Haiti

24 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Intercem Engineering GmbH has won an EP Contract for a 5000-6000tpd integrated cement plant in Haiti. The project will include raw material crushing and processing through to pyroprocessing and cement grinding and storage. The plant will consist of a five-stage single-preheater tower with precalciner and kiln baghouse as well as a clinker cooler with an air/air heat-exchanger. Clinker will be stored in a 100,000t clinker silo and the grinding plant will consist of a 6000tpd vertical roller ...

Ecebol expected to meet 25-30% of Bolivian demand

22 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (Ecebol) is expected to meet 25-30 per cent of the country's cement demand from production at its Oruro and Potosi facilities once operational. The producer has been forecasted to sell 3m bags of cement during the 1H19 period, according to Esmerk. Ecebol is expected to launch on the market once the Oruro plant begins operations, with tests at the facility due to start at the end of this month. In 2019 production at the facility is likely to re...

Almalyk MMC commissions 1.5Mta plant

21 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan's Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (MMC) has commissioned its 1.5Mta Sherabad cement plant based in Vandob, Surkhandarya. The US$212.8m project was carried out by DAL Teknik Makina on a turnkey basis. The cement produced will be fundamental to meet the demand in the Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions, while Almalyk MMC also plans to export cement in the future.

Wonder Cement to commission grinding unit

20 August 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement is ready to start operations at its 2Mta clinker grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, according to The Hindu. The plant represents an investment of INR4.5bn (US$64.54m) by the company. "The Dhule plant, which will commence operations on Monday, will distribute cement mainly across Maharashtra, while a minimal quantity would be supplied to Madhya Pradesh. The plant will supply mainly to North Maharashtra and Thane, Mumbai and Pune," said Managing Director, JC Toshniwal....

Opposition to Alpha Cement project grows

10 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Some 200 residents of Aung Tha Pay village in Myanmar plan to march on the capital of Nay Pyi Taw to protect against Alpha Cement's construction of a new coal-fired cement plant. The Myint Investment Company won government approval for the Alpha Cement project in June 2015, but local residents did not know about the plans until the groundbreaking ceremony in July 2017, said U Ye Min Oo, the MP for Patheingyi township. Myint Investment was granted 617 acres of land for the project in Taun...