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Exshaw’s epic expansion

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

This year’s IEEE plant tour will be held at the Lafarge Canada Exshaw Plant, a member of LafargeHolcim. The cement works recently completed a major upgrade, which saw the facility not only increase production capacity by 60 per cent, but also improve plant efficiency and reduce emissions. The project included the installation of a new kiln. By ICR Research, UK, Lafarge Canada Exshaw Plant, Canada, KHD Humboldt Wedag and Gebr Pfeiffer Inc, USA. The IEEE plant tour will be conducted at ...

USA: Orcem receives backlash over new plant

01 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Orcem America has said it wants to set up operations in Vallejo, California, opposite the Mare Island peninsula. Under Orcem’s proposal, slag would be brought in from Asia via the Mare Island Strait. Despite the project providing a guaranteed 30 well-paid jobs to an area of economic plight, the plans have not been met positively by locals, who have raised concerns over the pollution and disturbance a cement plant in the locality may cause. The planning commission is due to discuss the ...

Egypt: ASEC to sell Djelfa plant project

26 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based ASEC Group has reached an agreement with Algerian investors for the sale of a part-constructed cement plant site in Djelfa for US$60m. Information regarding the Algerian investors was not disclosed. The realisation of a 3.5Mta plant in Djelfa was launched by ASEC in  2008 with an investment of US$413m, but due to lack of funding the project failed. In 2012 the Minister of Industry revealed that Algerian banks refused to finance the project.

Indocement: making it big

29 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Indocement, Indonesia’s second-largest cement producer, operates three cement plants with 12 kiln lines which are located at Citeureup (Bogor), Palimanan (Cirebon) and Tarjun (South Kalimantan), with a total cement capacity of 18.6Mta. The majority of production is concentrated at the impressive Citeureup cement plant, located at Bogor, 45km south of the capital, Jakarta. Citeureup comprises nine kiln lines with a total cement capacity of 11.9Mta, making it one of the largest integrated fact...

Modernised Cypriot production

17 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Stelios Sycopetrides of Vassiliko Cement Works (VCW) offers an overview of the Cypriot cement market and industry trends, plus the initial concepts for its new 2.4Mta production line. Here he charts the project implementation, challenges faced and lessons learned following the successful completion of one of the largest industrial projects in Cyprus to-date. Vassiliko Cement has one of the newest production lines in the Mediterranean The island of Cyprus, situated at the northea...