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Aggregate Industries to establish Southampton import facility

20 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Aggregate Industries ’ cement business is expanding by establishing a new cement storage facility for deepsea shipping lines at the Port of Southampton, UK. As part of a 20-year agreement , Aggregate Industries will be working with port owner Associated British Ports and industry-leading cargo handler Solent Stevedores, who will be operating the cement import facility. This latest investment will help the business maintain a continuous supply of lower-carbon cementitious products thro...

Giant Cement plans Savannah Terminal with Georgia Kaolin Terminals, Inc

11 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Giant Cement Company has signed an agreement with Georgia Kaolin Terminals, Inc, in Savannah, GA, USA, to build a 60,000t cement import terminal on the Savannah River for the growing southeastern US market.  “Cement demand in the southeast continues to show strong growth in all sectors,” says Tim Kuebler, president & CEO of Giant’s Elementia USA. “Population growth has spurred new infrastructure projects, expanding need for housing and commercial projects.”   The investment provides...

Argos set to commission new terminal

23 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Argos has invested close to US$42m for the construction of a new terminal in the free trade zone of Cartagena, Colombia. As such, it is expanding its port infrastructure and the movement of cement, clinker and other raw materials to 3.5Mta, which will triple its capacity to receive and export products. The new terminal is expected to begin operations in the first quarter of 2022. "We are extremely proud to materialise this ambitious project to expand our export capacity from Colombia and t...

UltraTech Cement begins operations at Navi Mumbai terminal

20 December 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s UltraTech Cement has begun operations at its bulk terminal in Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai. As the company’s 7th bulk terminal, it has a 1.2Mta capacity and is expected to strengthen its bulk cement sales in the region. Cement will be brought in bulk rakes to this terminal from UltraTech’s manufacturing units at Solapur, Maharashtra, and Malkhed, Karnataka. This will effectively help in reducing the freight cost, with an increase in the usage of rail transportation.

Tudela Veguin opens new El Musel terminal

27 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Cementos Tudela Veguin has inaugurated its new terminal at El Musel, Gijón, Spain. The new terminal will enable the company to receive and store cement in a 4500m 2 warehouse. Bulk and bagged product from the facilities of Masaveu Industria will be handled at the terminal. The terminal facilities also include a 1250m berth for ships with a 23dwt draught. This is an investment of EUR5.5m that "will allow our cement activity to be more ecologically sustainable, energy efficient and more eco...

Dangote eyes US$700m in foreign exchange

18 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc announced plans to attract US$700m in foreign exchange from cement exports to boost Nigeria’s economy, according to AllAfrica. While addresssing shareholders at the AGM in Lagos, he company’s Chairman, Aliko Dangote, said: We have a lot of on-going projects aimed at increasing capacity, and by next year, we will not only export one million tonnes as we normally do now, we will be servicing both the domestic and other African countries from Nigeria. "We will have a cap...

Cementos Tudela Veguín to construct terminal in Gijón

14 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Spain’s Cementos Tudela Veguín has announced plans to construct a terminal at Gijón port, Asturias, for the reception, storage and loading of cement. The terminal is expected to serve the facilities of the company’s subsidiary, Masaveu Industria, and occupy an area of 14,000m 2 . The project was given permission to proceed by the port authority after the deadline for a 20-day competition process expired. Therefore, the company will become the first to have a long-term concession on the exp...

New cement terminal enters operation in southwest India

05 September 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Cochin Port Trust launched the port’s fourth cement terminal at Ernakulam Wharf, Kerala, on Monday. The terminal is expected to handle 0.3Mta of cement and has been set up on 1.14ha of land. The terminal entered operation by receiving the Penna Suraksha, the largest self-discharge vessel in Asia, with 25,000t of cement transported from Krishnapatnam. The vessel has a discharge capacity of 1000tph and once fully delivered, the material will be bagged at Penna Cement’s plant at the p...

PhilCement obtains loan to build terminal

05 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Phinma Corp has announced that its cement trading unit secured a PHP875m (US$16.69m) loan to construct a new cement terminal. "The loan will be used for the construction of the cement terminal that will be located in Mariveles, Bataan," said Phinma in a statement. PhilCement Corp signed the five-year fixed-term loan agreement with Security Bank on 1 June, according to Business World. Phinma recently reported its consolidated net income rose 37 per cent YoY to PHP66....

PT Indocement

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement sold 17.1Mt of cement in 2017, an increase of 4.4 per cent or 717,000t compared to the previous year. Domestic clinker sales came in at 650,000t. Meanwhile, national cement demand advanced by 7.6 per cent in 2017 as production capacity in the country continued to grow. According to the company, its focus on the domestic market meant its cement and clinker exports declined by 57.9 per cent YoY, falling from 390,400t in 2016 to 164,400t last year. The company’s market share contr...