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Norcem opens Verdal terminal

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Norcem ( HeidelbergCement Group ) has opened its new cement terminal in Verdal, Norway. The plant 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 the...

Argos triples port capacity

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos recently inaugurated a second port terminal in Cartagena, Colombia. The project is part of the company’s wider port expansion project and represents the Latin American cement producer’s ambitions to increase its exports, particularly to the North and Central American markets. By Alberto Carlos Riobó, Cementos Argos, Colombia. The second terminal in Cartagena, Colombia, will enable Argos to triple its cement and clinker exports to 3.5Mta Cementos Argos’ recently-in...

Titan to commission new Roanoke terminal upgrade in 2023

13 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Titan America expects to complete work on its new 70,000t dome with truck and rail load-out infrastructure at its Roanoke Cement Co import terminal in Chesapeake (VA) in 2023. The US$37m upgrade will see present bulk storage capacity triple and equip the terminal to import and distribute fly ash, slag and aggregates throughout the Mid-Atlantic market. The company also is carrying out a similar project in Tampa (FL). “The major expansion and modernisation of these two marine terminals is ...

Argos opens new Cartagena terminal

14 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Colombia-based Argos has inaugurated its new port terminal in the free zone of Cartagena, Colombia. the new terminal will triple its export capacity to 3.5Mta. The terminal can serve vessels of up to 60,000t. The company invested nearly US$42m in the new terminal, which includes a berthing platform of 152m long by 18m wide that joins the coast by a 170m-long civil walkway. It also consists of closed conveyor belts with a capacity to transport 1200tph of cement and 900tph of clinker from ...

Cemex extends Puerto Rico Port operation contract

24 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority (APPR), Joel A Pizá Batiz, confirmed that he had renewed a contract to extend the operation of Cemex Puerto Rico at Pier 16 of the Port of San Juan for 20 years .     "The renewal of the contract to extend operations responds to the vision of the Government of Puerto Rico to promote and implement recovery efforts in an efficient and effective manner, capitalising on opportunities to rebuild a better and resilient country,” said...

Tokyo Cement commissions new terminal capacity

20 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Sri Lanka’s Tokyo Cement has commissioned operations at its expanded Colombo terminal, following a LKR2.5bn (US$12.35m) investment. The capacity upgrade will fully come online when all three new cement storage silos, each with a capacity of 6000t, become operational, according to Daily News. The expansion will increase the company’s total bulk cement imports from 600,000tpa to over 1Mta.

Titan Florida orders new 70,000t dome for Port Tampa Bay Terminal

15 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Florida LLC, a subsidiary of Titan America LLC, has announced the construction of a 70,000t dome at its Port Tampa Bay Terminal, making the terminal one of the largest of its kind in the USA. The project supports the growing customer demand for Titan's products and services in Florida.   The new US$35m investment in its Tampa mega-terminal will increase and upgrade Titan's import capacity and expansion of its low-carbon cements and cementitious products, such as fly ash and slag. ...

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.