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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...

Work to start on 1.5Mta cement plant in Tunisia

10 January 2019, Published under Cement News

United Cement Investor, a Tunisian company, is building a greenfield 1.5Mta cement plant in Tunisia. The plant will be situated in Bir Thlathin, south Tataouine, Tunisia and work is to begin on construction in March 2019. The new facility will create 419 direct jobs and 600 indirect jobs, but the French investors have so far only acquired 65 per cent of the land required. The plant is scheduled to be completed by 2022.

Iraqi Cement signs contract for new 6000tpd line

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Chengdu Design & Research Institute of Building Materials Industry, wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinoma International Engineering, has signed an EPC contract to deliver a clinker production line for Iraqi Cement. The new line will be constructed in Samawah in Iraq's southern Al Muthanna province at an estimated cost of US$246m. The agreement will see the company take charge of mine design, supply of mining equipment and build the complete 6000tpd production line, from crushing raw materials...

Malbaza Ciment begins operation of new plant

04 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Niger's Malbaza Ciment Co has begun operation at its new 0.65Mta plant, which produced its first tonne of cement on 28 December 2018. "The Ministry of Industry is pleased to inform the nation that Malbaza Ciment Campany (MCC SA), formerly SNC Nigerien cement company, has started operation of its new cement plant, thus becoming the first private industrial complex in Niger," said Malam Zaneidou Amirou, the country’s minister for industry. Malbaza Ciment is expected to supply 80 per cent o...

JK Cement to raise INR6bn for capacity expansion

27 December 2018, Published under Cement News

JK Cement Ltd on Monday launched a qualified institutional placement offering (QIP) to raise funds from institutional investors for its capital expenditure. The company is seeking to raise INR6bn (USD85.39m) to fund the expansion of grinding capacity at its Mangrol and Nimbahera plants by 1Mta each, according to the Hindustan Times. The company will also increase the existing clinker capacity at Mangrol by 2.48Mta, with surplus clinker to serve two new split grinding units to be construc...

New plant commissioned in Uzbekistan

21 December 2018, Published under Cement News

A new facility in Korauzyak district, Karakalpakstan (Uzbekistan), has been commissioned, according to Trend News. The Uzbek-Chinese joint venture, Titan Cement, saw a total investment of UZS302.4bn (US$36.3m) in the 200,000tpa project. Furthermore, in the Andijan region of Uzbekistan, a new US$630m project has begun construction with the support of Chinese companies.