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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...

Central African Cement Ltd established to build 5000tpd plant in Zambia

08 August 2018, Published under Cement News

ZCCM-Investment Holdings has announced that it has signed a shareholders' agreement with China Machinery Construction Group Ltd, also known as SinoConst, for the development of a cement plant. The joint venture project, called Central African Cement Ltd (CAC), will see ZCCM-IH holding 35 per cent of the shares in CAC, while SinoConst will hold the remaining 65 per cent. The project have a cement production capacity of 5000tpd and will use two 20MW captive coal-fired power plants. The detai...

Boral's Geelong grinding unit wins environmental approval

02 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Victoria's planning tribunal has given the approval for the Boral to construct a 1.3Mta clinker grinding facility at Geelong Port without further environmental monitoring. The Environment Protection Authority approved the construction of the AUS$100m (US$73.7m) facility on vacant land in the Lascelles Wharf precinct last October. However a local man took the EPA to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), asking for conditions to be added to the approval related to noise,...

Work to start on new Almaty cement plant

13 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Construction of a large cement plant has begun in Almaty region, Kazakhstan. According to investors, the enterprise has a favourable location. Kerbulak district is located in the centre of the region. The main highway and the major railway line passes through the district. Some 40ha of land will be allocated for the construction of the plant. Investment worth KZT50bn (US$145.2m) were allocated for the implementation of the Kazakh-Singapore project. The share of the foreign capital in the p...

Pokot Cement still waiting to get off the ground

09 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The continued delay in establishing the Pokot Cement factory in Kenya, is infuriating local residents who expect to benefit from new job opprotunities. Today, prime land in the area whose value had risen, no longer attracts the interest of potential buyers, with the township remaining largely inactive. West Pokot County Executive Committee member for trade, Monges Lotodo, said the authorities sought audience with the Ministry of Mining a month ago concerning the delayed plant. "We have co...