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Cochin Port opens fourth terminal

15 July 2024, Published under Cement News

A new cement terminal has entered operation on a 1.14ha plot at Ernakulam Wharf, Kerala, India. The Cochin Port Trust launched the port’s fourth terminal, which is expected to handle 0.3Mta of cement. The first vessel to enter the terminal was the Penna Suraksha, the largest self-discharge vessel in Asia with a discharge capacity of 1000tph. The 25,000t cargo from Krishnapatnam will be bagged at Penna Cement Industries’ plant at the port.

Aggregate Industries announces Port of Liverpool Super Shed

11 April 2024, Published under Cement News

As part of a long-term plan to support increased demand for cementitious products across the UK construction market, Aggregate Industries (AIUK) has announced a significant investment into a new ‘super shed’ at the Port of Liverpool. Owned by the UK’s second-largest port operator, Peel Ports Group, the substantial new import facility will facilitate the storage of more than 40,000t of cementitious products at any one time. AIUK ( Holcim Group ) has made a long-term commitment to the ...

New Gävle terminal for Schwenk

29 December 2023, Published under Cement News

After two years of planning and construction Schwenk inaugurated a new terminal in the Swedish port of Gävle in December 2023. The new terminal is 45m high and has a volumetric capacity of 8000m 3 . It is expected to have a throughput capacity of more than 90,000tpa.

Taiheiyo to build new terminal in Philippines

22 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Japan-based Taiheiyo Cement Corp (TCC) will build a new cement terminal in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines, to enable the company to serve the Luzon market from its pant in San Fernando, Cebu. Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc (TCPI) will build and operate the planned hub to distribute its Grand-branded cement products, according to TCC President and Representative Director, Masafumi Fushihara. The 0.7Mta project is the next step in serving a market that TCPI has estimated to have increase...

Heidelberg Materials sells Gambia terminal

22 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has completed the divestment of its Gambian business with the sale of its cement terminal in Banjul to B5 Plus for an undisclosed sum. The divestment is part of Heidelberg Materials’ ongoing portfolio optimisation focussing on the most promising and strongest market positions. In 2021 Heidelberg Materials had already sold its subsidiary Leocem in Sierra Leone. Going forward, the buildings material producer will serve its west African customers through its Benin, Bur...

Hollingshead Cement opens new terminal

28 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Hollingshead Cement, the cement division of SRM Concrete, has opened a new cement terminal in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The dome-style terminal is capable of housing up to 50,000t of cement. SRM Concrete CEO, Jeff Hollingshead, stated, “We are thrilled to announce the opening of this new state-of-the-art terminal here in Nashville, and we are looking forward to servicing our own cement needs and those of our customers. Over the course of the last few years, the cement supply has been ...

CEMEX recovers Playa del Carmen operations

22 March 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has been granted permission under warrant to recover its operations at Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.  CEMEX has an existing contractual relationship with Calica, a Mexican subsidiary of Vulcan Materials, for the use of a marine terminal located in Playa del Carmen. This private agreement between both companies began more than 20 years ago, and since then, Cemex has continuously used the terminal to transport cement products. Since late 2022, CEMEX has had difficulties...

Clinker unloading at Polpaico’s Mejillones terminal suspended

31 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Clinker unloading at Cemento Polpaico ’s Mejillones terminal in northern Chile will remain suspended at least until 1 August 2023 as Terminal Mejillones SA carries out repairs to the facilities, which were affected by a fire on 1 October 2022. The cement producer said it would be adopting a series of measures to minimise the impact of the suspension.

Royal White Cement increases US Southwest throughput capacity

01 November 2022, Published under Cement News

US-based Royal White Cement plans to construct a 100,000tpa terminal on the Houston Ship Channel in Texas, USA to transfer cementitious materials to truck tankers or rail cars. Located near the mouth of the channel, the facility will be built on a 23.8-acre site of Industry Realty Group (IRG), repurposing three structures previously used for fertilisers. The property features a draught of (12.8m (~42ft) and a 262.7m (862ft) waterway frontage, plus extensive rail infrastructure for up t...

Norcem opens Verdal terminal

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Norcem ( HeidelbergCement Group ) has opened its new cement terminal in Verdal, Norway. The terminal has been under construction for several years and will take over the duties of the terminal in Levanger, which is scheduled to be demolished.  "In the construction process, Norcem has aimed to use as many local subcontractors as possible," said project manager, Asgeir Kvitvik, who praised partners in the project. Trondheim Havn IKS property manager, Tove Kulseng, gave the silos ...