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LafargeHolcim modernises terminal in West Virginia

04 October 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has completed the modernisation of its cement terminal in Weirton (WV), USA, which had previously remained inactive for 10 years. The site will now be used to store and distribute speciality well cements for the oil and gas industry in the Appalachian region, according to a press release.  "We have made a significant investment in the Weirton terminal in direct response to the growing needs of our energy industry customers. Demand for access to our oil well cement has increas...

Kolos Cement released from competition requirements

17 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Mauritius-based Gamma Civic Ltd has been released from its commitment set by the Competition Commission of Mauritius (CCM) to have its subsidiary Kolos Cement Ltd, previously known as Holcim (Mauritius), resort to a bidding exercise to buy cement. The company currently operates the largest terminal on the Indian Ocean at 60,000t. Gamma Civic acquired 51 per cent of the company in 2015, and was subsequently required to address any competition issues. The company agreed it would buy cement th...

Ecocem France officially opens new plant in Dunkerque

18 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Ecocem France has opened its new 0.75Mta production plant in Dunkerque, France. Located on a 4ha plot in the Port of Dunkerque, the new facility is equipped with a vertical mill, a mixer and storage facilities. Further expansion is taken into account as the plant’s production capacity can be increased to 1.4Mta.  The new plant enables Ecocem France to gain access to northern French markets as well as the Ile-de-France region. Furthermore, the company will also be able to supply the UK and...

New bulk cement terminal for Ciego de Ávila

21 May 2018, Published under Cement News

A distribution terminal for bulk cement is currently being constructed in Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. The terminal will help supply the area with 8000tpm of cement, needed for the social and economic development of Ávila. The new distribution point is located close to the railroad. Product will be unloaded to the current set of four silos, said Juan Carlos Gálvez Gálvez, the terminal’s director. Each terminal has a capacity of 320t. A fifth terminal is expected to be completed by the end of Ma...

PT Indocement

26 March 2018, Published under Cement News

This month marks the opening of Indocement’s new cement terminal in South Sumatra. Located in Palembang, the terminal has a handling capacity of 500,000tpa, and is designed to improve logistics and distribution across the western part of the archipelago.The company currently has a market share of 14-15 per cent on Sumatra but hopes to boost this to 20-25 per cent with the arrival of its new terminal. According to the Indonesia Cement Association, Sumatra is the second-largest consumer of ...

Indocement opens new Palembang terminal

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Indocement has opened a new cement terminal in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The 0.5Mta terminal will improve the company’s distribution and logistics in the western part of the archipelago. The cement producer has currently a market share of 14-15 per cent on Sumatra, which is the second-largest market in Indonesia after Java. The new terminal is expected to help raise this to 20-25 per cent. Indocement owns seven further terminals in Indonesia – Semarang, Lombok, Tanjung Prio...

Cemex launches new distribution terminal in Denver

10 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA has launched operations at a new rail-served cement distribution terminal in Commerce City, Colorado. The new terminal will support the company’s distribution capabilities across Colorado, but particularly to the Denver Metro area. The terminal is served by an existing rail line out of the Lyons cement plant. With a silo capacity of 5000t, it supplies Type II Portland cement used in concrete, precast and masonry products for a variety of construction projects throughout the stat...

Sanghi Cements plans floating cement terminal

12 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Cements is considering setting up a floating terminal at Kochi Port as part of expanding its coastal movements to south Indian markets. A team from the company is scheduled to travel to Kochi to firm up plans on the project. Once the project becomes operational, Kochi Port will be the first major port in the country to have a floating cement terminal,” AV Ramana, deputy chairman of the port, said. Sanghi Cements has similar facilities in the minor ports of Kutch and Navlakhi in Gujar...

Holcim Romania inaugurates new terminal

12 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania has inaugurated a new cement terminal which involved an investment of RON12.5m (US$3.1m). The new terminal in the town of Roman, in the northeastern country of Neamt, will supply cement to local clients mostly, Holcim said in a press release. With an area of 13,120m 2 , the terminal is connected to the railway network and has loading and unloading automatic equipment.

Ecocem launches second UK import terminal

20 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Ecocem Ireland has increased its export capacity with the launch of its second UK-based bulk import terminal at Sheerness in the Port of Medway. Ecocem launches second UK import terminal involving an investment of GBP2.5m The import terminal which represents a GBP2.5m (EUR2.8m) investment has been developed in partnership with Peel Ports, to help Ecocem capitalise on the potential to supply the London/south east construction market, the company said in a statement. Its fir...