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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...

More than 'just' a new plant

17 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement distribution at the new Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant of McInnis Cement in Canada has been designed with the environment in mind. Distribution by sea to one of the plant’s four terminals replaces a considerable amount of truck runs. By Jim Braselton and Mark Newhart, McInnis Cement, Canada. The McInnis Cement plant in Port-Daniel-Gascons is the first new North American cement plant built to serve the eastern portion of the continent in more than 50 years Constructio...

Pakistan's first coal/cement terminal begins operation

05 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's first state-of-the-art coal, clinker and cement bulk terminal has commenced operations at Port Qasim, Karachi. According to a statement by Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBTL), bulk carrier African Finfoot became the inaugural vessel to call at the terminal, transporting 41,510t of coal for importer and exporter Awan Trading. A second vessel named Iris Oldendorff visited the terminal on Tuesday, carrying 39,550t.   PIBTL has invested around US$ 285m in the establ...

Construction begins at McInnis Cement’s Bronx terminal

21 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Work is underway at McInnis Cement’s New York terminal. The site in the South Bronx is part of McInnis’ network of terminals, strategically located throughout the eastern portion of North America and chosen for their access to efficient waterways, as well as their proximity to the market to minimise truck miles to its customers.   A new development standard When completed, the 74,600ft2 terminal in the Bronx will feature a new warehouse that can store 43,000t cement and load up to 80 tru...

Pakistan: first dry bulk terminal to open in March

03 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s first dry bulk terminal will open next month and is expected to handle 3Mta of coal imports, rising to 20Mt over the next five years, the port’s chief executive said on Thursday. The US$285m Muhammad Bin Qasim Port, which was built with support from the World Bank, will also be used to export cement and clinker, Sharique Siddiqui, chief executive for Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, told Reuters at a coal conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Pakistani cement plant and...

Raysut: Barwaaqo Cement makes steady progress

08 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement’s cement plant project in Berbera, Somaliland, is progressing well, according to company sources. Barwaaqo Cement Co has completed soil investigation studies and is moving to select contractors. “The Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) contractor shall be selected shortly. The project is expected to be complete within 12 months from the date of selecting the EPC contractor,” Ahmed bin Yousuf bin Alawi al Ibrahim, chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. The Be...

Kenya: clinker tops Mombasa port imports

09 August 2016, Published under Cement News

According to a recent report from Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), Mombasa port has recorded an increase in the number of imported construction materials. KPA’s report suggests a strengthening of the local construction sector as import figures of the construction materials are increasing each week. The report read, “The sector imported 59,866 metric tonnes of steel and 53,562 tonnes of cement clinker.” It went on to deduce that steel and clinker were the leading imports for the conventional c...

Ireland: Irish Cement challenging compulsory land purchase

10 May 2016, Published under Cement News

A High Court challenge has been set in motion by Irish Cement, opposing an order allowing the compulsory purchase of its Co Limerick lands to expand the harbour facilities at Foynes. The compulsory purchase order (CPO) covering 37.5ha of Irish Cement’s property was granted to Shannon Foynes Port Company in March. Denis McDonald, counsel for Irish Cement, has said that An Bord Pleanála did not properly assess his client's constitutional property rights when reaching the decision to gra...

Oman’s Raysut Cement Somaliland terminal on track

06 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement said its project with Barwaaqo Cement Co in Berbera, Somaliland, is progressing well. The Oman-based cement producer signed a joint venture agreement with the Barwaaqo Cement Co in September 2014 for building a 12,000t bagging and distribution terminal at Berbera. The project reflects an investment of US$7.5m and is expected to support the company’s expansion. At its Raysut works, the company also plans to install a 150tph rotary packing machine with an auto truck-loader, w...