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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...

Aalborg Portland opens new Rochefort terminal

22 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Aalborg Portland has celebrated the opening of its new Rochefort terminal to improve its local presence for white cement customers in southwest France. "We are very pleased that with the new terminal in Rochefort we can expand the market area for white cement from production in Aalborg. This gives an increased level of activity on Danish grounds, that our production in Aalborg is competitive in terms of product, service and quality," said Michael Lundgaard Thomsen, directior of Aalborg ...

Pakistan: good news for coal industry

12 September 2016, Published under Cement News

The Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, which is currently under construction at Port Qasim, is expected to commence operation by the end of the year. The terminal will have the capacity to handle 12Mta of coal imports and 4Mta of cement and clinker exports. The project cost is estimated at US$225m and is funded by a local company in partnership with the World Bank and International Finance Corporation. Meanwhile, coal importers from the private sector have sought government permission ...

Indonesia: Holcim completes Lampung terminal

15 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Indonesia has completed the construction of its cement terminal in Lampung at a cost of up to IDR400bn (US$30.5m). The new 4.7ha facility will be used for both storage and packing and will be able to process up to 1Mt of cement per year. Speaking on the project, finance director for the company, Mark Schmidt, said, "We will get the cement from a plant in Tuban [East Java], we will take it to Lampung to be packaged and marketed in South Sumatra.”

Holcim New Zealand’s terminal shift

18 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim New Zealand is building two new cement terminals at a cost of NZD105m in Timaru and Auckland to ensure the ongoing supply of cement to customers beyond the closure of the 58 year-old cement plant at Westport. By Robyn Flynn, Derek Williams and Ken Cowie, Holcim New Zealand, and Benjamin Davis, Domtec, USA. Cement unloading at Holcim's new Timaru terminal in New Zealand In mid-2014 Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd was granted approval by Holcim headquarters to move forward with th...