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Cemex cancels El Musel project due to COVID-19

30 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex is cancelling its terminal project that would see the company import 150,000tpa of cement via the Ingeniero Olano dock in El Musel, Gijón, Spain. In February 2019 Cemex applied for a concession at the Olano quay to unload cement to build two storage silos and a bagging plant, representing an investment of approximately EUR5m. Forecasts at the time expected 50,000t of cement to be imported in the first year to 150,000t from the sixth year. The concession was granted after 10 months. ...

Bangladesh extends bid dates for Payra coal/bulk terminal

12 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Payra Port Authority (PPA), under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of Bangladesh, has extended the last date to receive bids from international/local firms to develop a coal/bulk terminal at Payra Port, Kalapara, Patuakhali, through public private partnership basis (PPP) in Southern Bangladesh.   Bids are now due on 3 March instead of 17 February 2020, says project director in an announcement.   Through a new announcement, the port authority has re-invited the expertise of international ...

PhilCement Corp inaugurates Bataan facilities

20 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Phinma-Corp subsidiary PhilCement Corp has inaugurated its first state-of-the-art cement and port terminal at the Freeport Area of Bataan, Philippines. Located on a 1.9ha plot the 2Mta facility represents an investment of PHP1bn (US$19.6m). “We want to contribute what we can in nation building to making lives better," PHINMA President and COO, Ramon del Rosario, said.

Bangladesh updates plan for coal/bulk terminal

07 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Payra Port Authority (PPA), under the Bangladeshi Ministry of Shipping, intends to develop a coal/bulk terminal at Payra Port, Kalapara, Patuakhali, as a public-private partnership project. Through a new announcement, the port authority has re-invited the expertise of international experts or consortiums to participate in proposed project. The successful bidders will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the coal/bulk terminal and transfer it to Payra Port Authority, based on the te...

Cemex to build terminal in El Musel port

23 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The Port Authority of Gijón granted Cemex a 30-year concession of 2477.72m 2 of land at the Olano Pier in the port of El Musel, Spain. The Mexico-headquartered cement producer plans to build and operate a port terminal to receive, store and distribute cement and derived products. Plans include the construction of several warehouses, a loading bay and a bagging facility in the next 10 months. As a result, it will compete directly in northern Spain with Tudela Veguín , which recently ope...

The world’s largest cement terminal

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

With its recent expansion of a 70,000t dome, Beton Provincial’s terminal in Québec, Canada, has become the largest single-user cement terminal in the world. Thanks to its 180,000t of storage capacity it receives cement from two suppliers in the Mediterranean in Supramax vessels, a third domestic supply by self-discharging cement carriers, as well as GGBS and fly ash. The terminal’s size and capabilities make it an exceptional facility. By Ad Ligthart and Marcia Ligthart, Cement Distribution ...

PIBT shows consistent performance in 1QFY19-20

26 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBT) has handled 2.191Mt cargo, for the quarter ended 30 September 2019, against 2.14Mt in the same period last year, depicting consistent performance in handling import of coal for cement and other industries.   PIBTL earned a net profit of PKR479.14m (US$3m) against a loss of PKR105m during this accounting period.   The company's Board of Directors reiterated its commitment to efficiently operate Pakistan's first state-of-the-art mechanised bulk c...

Bataan terminal to open before year-end

03 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Phinma Corp subsidiary Philcement Corp has stated that its PHP800m (US$15.4m) cement terminal in  Bataan will be opened before the end of the year. Phinma is using Philcement as its vehicle for its cement industry comeback in a move to contribute significantly to the growing demand for reliable and quality cement and construction materials in the Philippines. Philcement President and Chief Executive Officer, Eduardo Sahagun, said the new terminal, "will be a meaningful part of Phinma’s...

Southern Cross Cement plans new terminal in Brisbane

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Australia’s Southern Cross Cement, a joint venture between Brickworks, Neilsen Group and Neumann Group, has announced an AUD60m (US$42.19m) investment for a new cement terminal at the Port of Brisbane. The 200,000tpa terminal will receive imports from southeast Asia and have enough capacity to serve 10 per cent of the market in southeast Queensland.  Jonathan Riemann, general manager of Southern Cross Cement, expects population growth in the region to drive demand for cement. "Some of ...

Plans for new mill in Vallejo to face public hearing

25 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Orcem Americas’ plan for a new EUR45m cement mill in Vallejo, California, USA, is likely to face a public hearing from local councillors on 30 May. The Ecocem subsidiary and its project partner, Vallejo Marine Terminal (VMT), are looking to appeal a decision by the city’s planning commission that rejected the proposal in May 2017, according to the Irish Times. The council will also consider a final environmental report on the project. Last time, following a recommendation by the Vallejo Cit...