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Qatar National Cement to produce white cement

04 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) has announced it will produce white cement following its acquisition of the necessary licences for the product. QNCC white cement will be available in 50kg bags priced at QAR25 (US$6.87) and in bulk, at a price of QAR500/t.

Dalmia produces new modified cement in Tamil Nadu

03 December 2018, Published under Cement News

India-based Dalmia Bharat Cement has developed a new, chemically-modified cement for infrastructure projects. “We have come out with engineered cement, chemically modified and targeted at high performance infra projects that would require only three days of curing instead of three-four weeks,” Dalmia Cement’s Executive Director, Sujit Ghosh, said.  “We have already filed for patent for this variant of cement. It will benefit infrastructural as well as large-scale housing construction in ...

Quinn Cement launches product range in Ireland

07 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Quinn Cement has launched a new range of bagged cement in Ireland following its success in Britain. The range represents an investment of EUR3m and includes three new cement products. Upon release in Britain, the products resulted in a significant increase in bagged cement sales. "We’re delighted to bring the new range to Ireland, particularly given the success we’ve witnessed in the British market where bagged cement sales have seen a huge increase since the range was launched earlier thi...

LafargeHolcim Côte d'Ivoire releases Bélier SuperBric cement

29 August 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Côte d'Ivoire has released a new poduct called Bélier SuperBric cement, which the company claims allows quick drying of bricks in just 24 hours. Halving the time usually required to dry bricks and with a strength of 52.5N, SuperBric is the strongest cement in the country. Laboratory tests have also found the product more economical than cement brands of 42.5N, as the cement bag can also be used. Bélier SuperBric has also been introduced on the occasion of LafargeHolcim Côt...

My Home Industries considers 50% capacity expansion

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

India-based My Home Industries is considering a capacity expansion of up to 50 per cent over the next four years, according to the Business Line. The company has announced that its awaiting clearance from the board for the expansion, which would see it increase capacity to 15Mta from 10Mta. "Investment and location for expansion will be decided when we finalise the plans. We have the opportunity to expand in our existing locations also," said Vijay Vardhan Rao, marketing president, My Home...

CMS records 4% increase in revenue for 2017

30 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Malaysia-based Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS) has released its results for the full-year 2017 period, recording a 4 per cent YoY increase in revenue to MYR1.61bn (US$415.67m) from MYR1.55bn. The group also announced a 26 per cent rise in profit after tax and non-controlling interests (PACNI), to MYR213.21m from MYR169.18m. The cement division was amongst the main contributors to the group's revenue, despite revenue of the divison falling 7.5 per cent YoY to MYR520.91m (2016: MYR563.07m). ...

ACC launches new cement

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Neeraj Akhoury, CEO, ACC Ltd, launched the company’s new F2R Superfast cement on Tuesday, according to the Business Standard. The product is the latest addition to the F2R range, designed to meet consumer needs and local conditions. It will feature tamper-proof packaging to ensure that the cement retains the best possible quality during its delivery to the customer. "We are very excited with our latest innovation which was developed in response to specific customer needs such as fast se...

Beumer launches new product to Indian market

11 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Beumer India Pvt Ltd launched its new cement packing machine to the Indian market at an event held at the company’s production facility in Gurgaon last month. The machine was unveiled by Dr Detlev Rose, chief sales officer, Beumer Group. The Beumer fillpac® R is a rotary packer designed with improved weighing accuracy, auto-correction and auto-changeover features, according to the company. The efficiency of the machine has also been improved, with the fillpac® R now consuming less power an...

Dalmia Bharat Cement launches new product

09 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Bharat Cement has launched a new product, Dalmia DSP. The new cement is a premium-quality slag cement designed for the Dhalai process. It has been formulated for life-long stability and features a best-in-class one-day (+15MPa) and 28-day (+56MPa) strength, according to the Dalmia Cement website. To promote this new product, the company released a new advertising campaign featuring a humanoid robot. The campaign has been designed to make the science of the cement industry more ende...

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa launches Tiga Roda (TR) Slag cement

15 September 2017, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, Tiga Roda cement (HeidelbergCement group), has launched its new Tiga Roda (TR) Superslag cement product. President Director of Indocement, Christian Kartawijaya, said the rapid development in Indonesia demands a new breakthrough in the world of construction. Slag cement is the answer to market demands for low-heat hydration cement as a mass concrete raw material, high-sulphate resistance rate and durable product. "Slag cement is highly recommended for doc...