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Cementos Melón to invest in new capacity

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cementos Melón has announced that it will open a new cement facility in Punta Arenas in the first half of 2020. The first stage of construction will see an investment of US$30m, with an expected capacity of 0.5Mta. "To date, Cementos Melon has customers to whom it supplies bagged cement, distributed by sea from its other plants in the country. Here in the area [Magellanes] we have 10 clients and we hope that being here with our new plant we will add hundreds," said Jorge Eugen...

Turkmenistan's Lebap cement plant meets high demand

17 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Turkmenistan’s Lebap cement plant has fulfilled its annual objective and produced over 1Mta of material. The plant’s products are in high demand domestically, but also internationally, according to Neitralnii Turkmenistan . This year almost 250,000t of cement has been shipped to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. Furthermore, another 1Mta plant project is in the pipeline for the region. The country’s Ministry of Industry has issued an investment tender for the provision of the project design a...

Ambuja Cement announces greenfield investment and CEO resignation

13 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Ambuja Cements Ltd (LafargeHolcim group) has approved an initial investment of INR3,900m (US$54.1m) for the first phase of the 1.7Mta greenfield clinker line project at Marwar Mundwa in the State of Rajasthan, India.

 The Board of Directors of the company has also approved an additional clinker capacity of 1.4Mta (taking the total clinker capacity to 3.1Mta), additional cement grinding capacity of 1.8Mt and a captive power plan and waste heat recovery system at Ma...

Chinese have land agreement in place for Sibay cement plant

11 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Chinese are reported to have begun designs for a cement plant in Sibay, Bashkira, Russia, close to the Kazakh border. A land lease agreement is already in place for Sichuan Junhe Environmental Protection CJSC and Kontur Plc, which is investing in the RUB13bn (US$195.5m) project, but there is no announced timetable for the building of the project, according to Brealnow Vremya. Rinat Kuzibaev, director of Kontur Plc, said: "The negotiations are being underway, the desire is there. Some w...

Oman Cement's Board gives go ahead for Duqum plant

07 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement company has informed Muscat Securities Market on 6 December that its Board of Directors has agreed to go ahead with setting up of a new integrated cement plant in Duqum area,  in central-eastern Oman. According to company notification, the plant will have a clinker capacity of 5000tpd and envisages an investment of about US$212m. The project implementation process is being finalised by company and shareholders will be kept informed of the progress of the project in due course....

Huaxin Cement seeks funding for US$140m project

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement Co Ltd is seeking the assistance of international banks to close funding on its US$140m plant in Nepal, after it secured a US$30m loan from the Export-Import Bank of China (EIBC), according to Inside International Industrials. Nanjing Golden Cement Technology Engineering Co has been confirmed as the project design firm. The design of the 3500tpd facility is expected to be completed before March 2019, with the funding also expected before then. The company plans to add one o...

Dalmia Bharat looks to expand into northern India

26 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reportedly secured mining rights near Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, and could be planning to construct a 4Mta plant over two phases in the area, according to the Business Standard. The move would mark the company’s entry into the northern market, a region abundant with natural resources. Rajasthan has an estimated limestone reserve of 21,659mt, 12 per cent of the country’s total. It also follows the company’s unsuccessful attempt to acquire Binani Cement, which would ha...

Gansu Hengya Cement is the investor behind Samarkand plant

21 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Gansu Hengya Cement Company  of China is entering the Uzbekistan cement market. It plans to build a 2.4Mta cement plant in Samarkand, Kattakurgan district. The plant will cost US$420m and the project will be implemented in two stages. The first 1.2Mta kiln line will  be erected between 2018-20 at a cost of a US$220m. The second 1.2Mta line will be cosntructed between 2020-23. The works will produce cement types M-400, M-500, white and grey, plus M-600.

New plant project for Uzbekistan

20 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The foundation of a new cement plant has been laid in Kattakurgan district of Samarkand region, Uzbekistan. The two-stage project is expected to create 2.4Mta of capacity at an investment of US$420m. It has been planned in cooperation with Chinese investors, according to Uzbekistan National News. The first stage, taking place over the 2018-20 period, will realise 1.2Mta of capacity at a cost of US$220m. The second stage is expected to be implemented in 2020-23.

Yamama on track to the future

15 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Designed for a clinker capacity of 20,000tpd, Yamama Cement Company’s new plant complex is currently the largest cement project in the Middle East. For the cement company and its EPC contractor thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, the project is now entering the home straight. By thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Construction on Yamama Cement’s new 20,000tpd plant at Alhalal Alshamalia, Saudi Arabia, is well under way Yamama Cement, one of the oldest and largest cemen...