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Eurocement begins construction of 3Mta facility

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Group has started the construction of its new 3Mta facility in Uzbekistan. The plant is expected to begin operations in mid-2020 and will represent an US$160m investment. “This production will become the flagship of the cement industry and a powerful support for the growth of the economy of Uzbekistan,” said Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group. Once complete it will become the largest plant in central Asia, according to UzDaily. The commencement of construction is...

Lafarge Africa posts 5% net sales increase

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Africa has recorded a five per cent increase in net sales for the 3Q18 period, rising to NGN72bn (US$198.3m) from NGN68.8bn. In the 9M18, net sales again advanced five per cent to NGN234bn. The positive performance in the third quarter was mainly driven by strong volume growth in Nigeria and favourable pricing trends in South Africa, according to the company. EBITDA for the 3Q18 was up 96 per cent YoY as a result of an improved performance in South Africa, while it fell eight per c...

Tamil Nadu Cements completes construction of new plant

11 October 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Tamil Nadu Cements Corp Ltd has completed the erection of a 1Mta plant in Ariyalur, with 95 per cent of the total work now completed. The new facility represents an investment of INR7.5bn (US$101m) and will be the company’s second plant in the region. "The new plant will be a game changer on various aspects. The fully-automated plant is designed to produce 1Mt of cement a year. It will start commercial production in January or February," said Mr Balasubramaniam, managing director ...

No permission given for 10,000tpd Myanmar plant

10 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The Karen National Union (KNU) has denied giving any permission for a proposed 10,000tpd cement plant to be established in Hlaingbew Township, Myanmar. According to Gen Saw Johnny, chief of staff of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) under the KNU: "We won't accept projects that will bring negative impact to the public. We will consider it if it will bring benefits to the public. Everything depends on the public's desire. We've learned that the company (Yadanar Sai Kaung Myat Kyaw ...

Loesche receives order for three VRMs in China

02 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Loesche has received an order from Sinoma (Suzhou) Construction Co Ltd to supply three VRMs for China’s Lubao Cement Co. The mills will form part of the company’s 4500tpd plant currently under construction in Bei Liu, Guang Xi. One 450tph four-roller mill will be used to grind raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent with a sieving residue of R80μm. Another mill with a throughput of 200tph will be used to grind clinker to 3400-3600 Blaine. The final 42tph three-roller mill will be used to ...

JSW Cement's growth plans

28 September 2018, Published under Cement News

This week ICR reported on JSW Cement's project to construct a new 1.2Mta grinding plant in Kalinganagar Industrial Complex in Jajpur, Odisha, India. The Indian cement company has been expanding rapidly in recent years from its start-up in 2009 and this summer it also announced that it will be setting up its first overseas grinding unit in Fujairah, UAE . Both these projects are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, by which time the Portland slag cement producer aims to have a ...

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...