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Holcim New Zealand opens cement terminal at Port of Timaru

26 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim New Zealand officially opened its new cement terminal at the Port of Timaru on Thursday. The facility includes a 30,000t storage dome – a first for New Zealand – and has unloaded two ships since December, according to local press reports. The Port of Timaru terminal provides Holcim access to the major market of Christchurch, utilising the silo capacity completed in January 2014 at the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch. It also provides distribution to the whole of the South Island mark...

First vessel arrives at Zuari terminal, India

15 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The first vessel carrying a consignment of 7,612t of cement arrived at Zuari Cement’s new bagging terminal at Cochin Port, Kerala, on Tuesday. Cochin Port Trust Chairman Paul Antony, Deputy Chairman G Senthivel and Secretary Gowri S Nair were among those present when the ship anchored at the port, according to an article by The Hindu (India). Two other Indian cement producers, Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement, already operate two fully-fledged terminals at the port, while Penna Cement...

Cementos Argos launches brand in Puerto Rico

09 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Colombia-based cement producer Cementos Argos has completed its entry into the Puerto Rican cement market by launching its brand locally. The company is importing cement through a terminal, of which it assumed leadership since 1 May 2015. “Through this new receipt, storage and distribution terminal, we are making all of our experience, knowledge and innovation available to the local market. All of these elements together, in combination with our personalised technical advice and industrial ...

Buzzi Unicem to build new Texas rail terminal, USA

08 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem USA is to construct a US$7m rail terminal in northwest Temple, Texas, officials announced Friday. The terminal will use at least 1000 rail cars each year for cement distribution. As part of the project, Buzzi Unicem USA will add a rail spur, a secondary rail line that will branch off from the main rail line in Temple. “Temple is the ideal location for our company because it is a business-friendly city in the middle of one of our largest target markets,” Richard A. Sutter, t...

Lafarge North America to build cement storage facility and terminal

22 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge North America Inc is investing in a cement storage facility and terminal on a new rail spur on the east side of Williston, North Dakota, amidst growing demand in the Dakotas. New Frontier LLC is the developer of the East Valley Rail project. The facility will support 30,000t of cement storage moving more efficiently into the area and strengthen Lafarge's network of terminals in the Dakotas and serving the Bakken area. A concrete dome will be built to assure environmental containment...

Putney Capital Management announces acquisition in partnership with Argos

14 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Putney Capital Management LLC announced the acquisition of one of the main terminals for the reception, storage and distribution of cement in Puerto Rico.  This strategic investment was made in partnership with Colombia's Cementos Argos (Argos), the fifth largest producer of cement in Latin America, and the second largest in the southeast of the United States with operations in Colombia, Central America, the US and the Caribbean.  The terminal, acquired for total consideration of approx. US$...

Mumbai Port Trust allots land for cement handling terminal

13 April 2015, Published under Cement News

The Mumbai Port Trust has allocated allotted 25,000m2 of land at Petroleum Godown to UltraTech Cement for 30 years, to build a fully-automated cement handling terminal. The terminal will be used to ship in cement in from other states and distributed to users across the city, according to trust chairman and managing director Ravi Parmar. The facility will be equipped with portable unloaders, 30,000t silos, bagging facilities and other ancillary facilities and is estimated to cost about US$16...

PIBTL board approves terminal capacity expansion, Pakistan

27 February 2015, Published under Cement News

The board of directors of Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBTL) on Wednesday approved the expansion of overall handling capacity at the terminal from 12Mta to 16Mta. PIBT is being set up as the country’s first terminal for handling coal, clinker and cement on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. The terminal will be situated at Port Qasim, 50km from Karachi on the coast of the Arabian Sea. PIBT will be able to handle and deliver coal to cement and power companies by ra...

HeidelbergCement sells Stockholm property

23 December 2014, Published under Cement News

As part of its asset structure optimisation, HeidelbergCement is selling its property at Lövholmen, Stockholm, Sweden, to enable residential development. The company currently operates a cement terminal at the location, which it plans to move to an industrial zone at Värtan, Stockholm. The agreed minimum price of the property is around EUR115m and the deal is subject to several conditions, including the adoption of development plans for both areas. It is expected to be finalised in late 2...

India: Malabar Cements gets state gov't nod for Cochin Port unit

30 October 2014, Published under Cement News

The state government of Kerala, India, has given Malabar Cements Ltd the green light to set up a bulk cement handling unit at the Port of Cochin. Malabar Cements has shown an interest in establishing a cement handling and bagging unit following the decision by Cochin Port to allow cement companies to bring in raw materials via sea using the port facilities. The new unit is expected to have a capacity of 0.6Mta and be completed within two years. Cochin Port is a major port on the Arabian S...